1410 - Accounting Tech II

Location
Aurora, Arapahoe County
Posted
Mar 19, 2014
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants

Posting Description: Specific responsibilities may include: * Receiving cash, checks and credit card payments from patients, recording appropriately on the clinical computer system, distributing cash receipts to patients, and maintaining the appropriate copies for the office. * Reconciling and verifying cash, check and credit card transactions to various reports run on the clinic computer system and credit card transaction terminals. * Assisting in the daily preparation of the deposit for the 1st floor Clinical activity to include School of Dental Medicine deposit log sheet, UCD campus cash receipt, the bank deposit receipt and armored car deposit pick up log. * Ensuring that the proper paperwork is retained in the payment office and sent to the Bursar's Office. * Verifying deposit for 2nd floor activity and acting as a backup for 2nd floor deposit preparation. * Verifying Medicaid eligibility, and once treatment for a Medicaid patient has been rendered is responsible for entering the information into the web based Medicaid Billing program. * Maintaining the files for all Medicaid paperwork and any Medicaid correspondence in the patient accounting office. * Processing Medicaid payments received electronically from the Department of Health Care & Human Services. * Receiving and greeting patients, and offering information concerning clinic practice policies, procedures and operations. * Advising patients on financial payment responsibilities and dental insurance policies, clarifying what various policies will and will not cover. * Advising patients, residents, students, faculty and staff concerning patient accounts and resolving patient financial accounting problems. * Explaining the financial policies and procedures of the School of Dental Medicine and Patient Accounting Department to patients, staff, residents and faculty. * Other duties as assigned.
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.
University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Two (2) years of technical accounting experience.
SUBSTITUTION: * Two (2) years of college, university or non-correspondence business school which included eighteen (18) semester credit hours of accounting or bookkeeping can substitute for the required experience.
NOTE: If using the education substitution, candidates must attach a copy of their official or unofficial transcripts to their application materials for verification purposes.
Colorado law requires that candidates for state government jobs be residents of Colorado at the time of application.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: COMPETENCIES/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse backgrounds * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Excellent organization skills and the ability to multi-task. * Ability to interpret complex rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines. * Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment. * Ability to verify and explain patient treatment financial obligations. * Outstanding customer service skills and the commitment to service quality. * Attention to detail and the ability to verify the accuracy of your work. * Knowledge and understanding of basic accounting and/or bookkeeping principles. * Numerical aptitude and good quantitative analytical abilities.

Desired Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Experience using dental insurance coding * Experience with dental terminology * Cash handling/balancing experience * Experience and knowledge of Governmental or Higher Education accounting procedures, policies, rules and regulations. * Experience with PeopleSoft Financial systems and/or similar software programs. * Experience working with students, faculty and staff in a higher education environment.

Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus