Patient Accounting Specialist-Business Office

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
May 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Patient Accounting Specialist-Business Office-1701205

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Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Patient Accounting Specialist is a valuable member of our team, who provides administrative and executive support and has the ability to interface with all levels of management throughout the hospital.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a TH Patient Accounting Specialist in the Business Office may include the following but are not limited to:

Brief Description of Duties:

  • Act in the role of Governmental Billing Supervisor, supervise staff members, train, evaluate and discipline staff.
  • Perform monthly audits of outstanding claims not billed.
  • Work closely with the Patient Access area to improve the correctness of information received.
  • Work closely with Health Information Management staff for compliant billing.
  • Attend all seminars and teleconferences in the realm of Governmental Billing.
  • Ability to work with other departments to resolve issues that affect billing.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree plus four year’s experience in a hospital billing office with a minimum of two years in a supervisory role or in lieu of a degree, ten year’s experience in a hospital billing office. Proficiency in software packages, i.e., database packages, spreadsheets and word processing applications. Excellent oral, written and highly developed interpersonal interaction communication skills are essential. Interface with appropriate University offices, agencies and outside agencies to collect information to fulfill the A/R. Knowledge of Siemens systems, HIPPA, Compliance and Government regulations as they pertain to a hospital billing office.

Preferred Qualifications: In depth knowledge of Governmental Billing in a hospital business office. Experience with Claims Scrubber & Omnipro, Supervisory experience, customer service, remittances. HC Compliance training. Kowledge of Cost OUtliers, SNF and Benefits Exhausted Billing. Must be able to handle several tasks simultaneously.

Special Note: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.


This function/position has been designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.


All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Patient Accounting Specialist
Job Field: Finance
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Business Office-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMBusiness Office-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: May 23, 2017
Posting End Date: Jun 22, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3

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