Insurance Billing Representative/Fiscal Analyst II



Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00269PO18 Classification Title Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II Internal Title Insurance Billing Representative/Fiscal Analyst II Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Health Services Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $36,204 Advertised Salary Range $36,204-$44,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40.0 Work Schedule

Hours generally are Monday thru Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm (9:00am-6:00pm). However you may be asked to work some evenings and weekends during peak periods of high patient volume.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Fiscal Accounting

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under the direction and general supervision of the Assistant Director of Financial Operations, the Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II performs standard support services related to accounts receivable and health insurance duties within Student Health Services. S/he maintains accurate and complete patient accounts regarding outstanding charges, payments, and outstanding balances using an electronic health record and the university's financial accounting systems. Individual will prepare and/or develop a variety of financial reports. S/he analyzes transactions for appropriateness of charges and applies payments as necessary; provides information to patients regarding billing and payment inquiries; in addition to maintaining and reconciling cash receipts daily using the Electronic Health Record.
Serves as cashier and answers questions for the general public (University administration, students, parents, outside providers, etc.). Assist in a variety of areas including collections, insurance claims, follow-up and delinquent accounts. The Fiscal Analyst performs other duties as assigned, which may include cross training in other financial service areas.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and 2 years professional accounting experience, or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a financial environment within a health care facility. Experience working with health insurance claims, accounts receivable and accounting practices specific to patient billing. Competency in nonverbal, oral, and written communications; ability to identify, define and explain client data from various systems
Ability to apply basic accounting principles and critical thinking. Experience using medical office software including an electronic medical record. Experience with direct and indirect customer service. Working knowledge of general office software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to provide excellent customer service and work within a multi-disciplined healthcare environment. Knowledge of office policies, procedures, rules, regulations and equipment. Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping principles and practices especially in a healthcare setting. Ability to perform mathematical concepts. Ability to interpret and apply financial procedures and regulations. Ability to perform analysis of financial records. Knowledge of confidentiality standards including but not limited to HIPAA and FERPA. Working knowledge of medical coding (CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding), insurance filing and medical terminology.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 04/02/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/05/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/27057 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and 2 years professional accounting experience, or equivalent education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience filing health insurance claims?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have knowledge of medical terminology?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Have you ever been disciplined or discharged from a position related to a HIPAA regulation? If so, describe the circumstance.

    (Open Ended Question)



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents

    PI101466570