Patient Financial Services Rep/UKHC
Patient Financial Services Rep/UKHCRequisition Number:
Patient Financial Services RepresentativeDepartment Name:
H4014:Patient AccountsWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$15.26-23.98/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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1 yrRequired License/Registration/Certification:
The essential job functions of this position require you to: maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively; provide exceptional customer service and positively represent UK Healthcare; ensure work is detailed, accurate and completed in a timely manner; perform work in a sedentary position; interact with individuals from various levels throughout the Enterprise and work successfully in a team as well as independently.Shift:
The shift for this position is Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Assistant Director and Follow-up Supervisor, the Patient Financial Services Representative – Collections is responsible for the billing, collection and/or resolution of inpatient and outpatient accounts from governmental, commercial and/or managed care payers.
The representative is expected to be familiar with Hospital and departmental policies and procedures and able to utilize all resources within the Hospital and department to accomplish the assigned job duties. This position will also provide customer service to patients and families to help ensure that UKHC collects sufficient cash necessary to support Healthcare operations, and participate in unit and Enterprise activities to improve efficiency, quality, safety, and patient satisfaction.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented; possess in-depth HIPAA knowledge; have the ability to multi-task with a strong emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail; proficient in Microsoft Office, to include Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel; excellent communication skills (both written and verbal); solid time management, critical thinking, follow-through, and planning and organizational skills are all critical to the success in this position and a high level of respect for confidentiality is a must.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Associates degree and 3-4 years of accounting, insurance claims and billing, medical office and/or clerical work preferred. Previous experience working with patient accounts/HIPAA highly preferred.Deadline to Apply:
11/24/2020University Community of Inclusion:
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