Sr. Medical Collector
Job location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-11
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The Central Business Office is actively seeking a full-time Sr. Medical Collector. The Sr. Medical Collector applies collection practices knowledge to ensure that patient demographic information is accurate and that proper funding source is billed and collected upon in a timely manner. The Sr. Medical Collector works with patients, insurances, and physician offices to solve any issues and maximize reimbursements.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
- Contacts various payers and patients to collect on outstanding accounts and tracks all calls.
- Identifies patterns of patient and insurance concerns and reports to supervising staff.
- Handles incoming patients’ questions and concerns, and documents them appropriately.
- Prepares reports on items assigned and recommends plans of action.
- Responds to over-the-phone and in-person inquiries from patients and insurance carriers.
- Coordinates the resolution of patient accounts and verifies demographic and insurance information.
- Works on accounts receivables in assigned areas to maximize reimbursement.
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
- High School diploma or equivalent required
- Minimum 3 years of relevant experience required
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures and principles.
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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