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Administrative Clerk for Business Office - Full Ti

Company: Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob SummaryThe Business Office Clerk is responsible for all business office functions including admitting activities for patients, financial counseling and collection, data analysis, and eligibility determination. Essential Duties:

  • Ensures patients and relatives are interviewed to obtain necessary personal and financial information needed for admission/registration of the patient.
    • Has knowledge of governmental and managed care payer requirements.
    • Understands the data elements required to generate a clean bill.
    • Ensures patients and relatives are interviewed to obtain necessary personal and financial information needed for admission/registration of the patient.
    • Verifies insurance benefits of the patient and fully documents the verification process in the system.
    • Performs all admitting/registration activities to ensure that complete and accurate information is entered into the system in a timely manner.
    • Implements policies and procedures for admission/registration of all patients.
    • Ensures that eligibility is re-verified when applicable.
    • Ensures that daily census is accurate, in both paper and system formats. Accuracy includes patient location and program type codes.
    • Completes all required forms for admission/registration of a patient and ensures that all required documentation is given to the patient and/or patient's family.
    • Enters complete and accurate documentation into the system describing all patient related admitting/registration activities
    • Upholds the Organization's ethics and customer service standards.RequirementsEducation and/or Licensure High School degree or equivalent required, Bachelors degree preferred.Experience 1-3 years Admitting or Financial Counseling preferred.Additional Requirements None.Knowledge Skills and Abilities
      • Must have basic PC skills that include a combination of working in a Windows Operating System and Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
      • Has knowledge of governmental and managed care payer requirements.
      • Demonstrates understanding of the various "Self-Pay" account classifications and their applicable patient statement processes.
      • Understands the data elements required to generate a clean bill.
      • Understands the importance of maintaining confidentiality; able to maintain confidentiality under HIPAA standards.
      • Must have the ability to exercise a high degree of diplomacy and tact; excellent customer services and interpersonal communication skills; Cultural sensitivity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse people groups.
      • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills in English; Additional language abilities desirable.
      • Knowledge of basic math and modern office procedures.
      • Ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision.
      • Ability to remain seated at switchboard for long periods of time without significant discomfort or distress.
      • Ability to effectively interact with persons of widely diverse roles, backgrounds, cultures, and socio-economic classes, those in crises or resistant or negative toward organizationPhysical Requirements/Environmental ConditionsPerform the following with or without reasonable accommodations:
        • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, and/or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips.
        • Ability to express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly.
        • Hearing to perceive the nature of sound with no less than 40 db loss @ Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction; ability to perceive detailed information orally and make fine discriminations in sound.
        • Perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers. Individual must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and to be able to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
        • Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction that will enable people in the role to complete administrative and clerical tasks, as well as inspect and analyze.
        • Must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another
        • While worker may possibly be subjected to temperature changes, the worker is generally not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions as the work is predominantly inside.BenefitsFull-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k) and a generous amount of paid time off.If you are among the most competitive and qualified candidates for the job, you will be contacted directly by one of our hiring managers. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries regarding your application status. Good luck & we hope to meet you soon!Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Keywords: Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute, Georgetown , Administrative Clerk for Business Office - Full Ti, Administration, Clerical , Georgetown, Texas

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