Accounting Technician - Advanced

Job description

Job Title:

Accounting Technician - Advanced

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Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



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Health Sciences

Classification Title:

10750 Accounting Technician

Competency Level:

3 - Advanced

Working Title:

Accounting Tech

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $56,351

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$45,000 - $50,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:


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Work Hours:


Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Office/Clerical

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Group Practice Administration is responsible for the clinical and administrative oversight of ECU Physicians Group Practice, which includes all clinical activities for the entire School of Medicine and its clinical departments. The practice renders professional throughout eastern North Carolina. Group Practice Administration has direct administrative, fiscal and facility management responsibilities as they relate to the provision of health care in these various clinic and inpatient settings.

Pharmacy Services is a division within Group Practice Administration. Pharmacy Services operates pharmacies at the School of Medicine including the Family Practice Center Pharmacy, the Leo Jenkins Cancer Center Pharmacy, and ECU Pharmacy. The pharmacists and other staff members of the pharmacies have patient care, education, drug distribution, and operation responsibilities. It is the responsibility of the Pharmacy Manager to maintain proper compliance with all regulatory agency requirements, ECUP Policies and Procedures and SOP’s in the store of record for their license.

Pharmacy Services is also responsible for purchasing and distributing medications to other medical school clinics to be administered to patients by physicians/nurses. In addition, Pharmacy Services establishes and monitors policies and procedures involving drug distribution in all medical school clinics.

Job Duties :

This person will ensure that all third party prescription contracts and PSAO agreements are maintained.

This position will:
follow up on the status of all payments (Medicaid, Emdeon, Medicare Part D, private insurance, etc.) and will use available resources to resolve/reconcile any delays or issues to ensure as prompt and accurate payment as possible

research and resolve all prescription claims processed to ensure correct insurance reimbursements based on contracted rates and complete an appeal when indicated

will work with depository services to track and locate any missing deposits/checks upon payment from the third party payer

serve as a third party specialist between pharmacies and the insurance company upon request of the pharmacist to troubleshoot/problem solve any rejected insurance claims

Will be responsible for training newly hired pharmacists and technicians on pharmacy system functionality and proper billing, charging and point of sale system use

Minimum Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience in accounting work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


License or Certification required by the Department:

Certification by PTCB for the technician per diem duties

Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


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Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coo[email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time