Patient Account Representative
Eastern Kentucky University - Lexington, KY

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Department Title

Bluegrass Community Health Center

Schedule:
FT

Payment Options:
Assigned Pay

Salary Grade:
36

Salary Min:
$10.37

Salary Mid:
$13.82

Position Type:
Administrative Staff

H Code:
50

FLSA Status:
Non Exempt

City: Must be actual City name for applicants to search external job boards. ( List only one city)

Lexington, KY

Funding Source Classification:
No Response

Number of available positions

Duration of position:
Shift:
Position Summary:
The Patient Account Representative, in accordance with Patient Centered Medical Home principles, ensures efficient and accurate collection and verification of patient demographic and financial information, and collects payments and provides financial counseling according to BCHC Policies and Procedures. The Patient Account Representative professionally and respectfully interacts with all patients and their representatives to accurately complete patient registration and financial assessment, serve as patient financial counselor, cashier, and medical coding reviewer, support the patient billing functions of the Clinic, and ensure the effective operations of the department by performing all other duties as assigned.

Contact Person:
christopher.farris@eku.edu

Minimum Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Minimum Educational Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED is required.

Minimum Experience Qualifications:
  • Three years of directly related work experience is required. The position requires an understanding and knowledge of: - electronic health information systems - electronic information & health care management - medical terminology - third party payer reimbursement - primary care clinical operations, policies & procedures Requires the ability to determine a technical course of action and modify existing procedures and methods based upon interpretation of general policies and procedures.
Qualification Equivalencies:
Education can substitute for experience but experience cannot substitute for education

Desired Qualifications

  • Associate Degree (or completion of 60 hours of college course work) in Health Administration or related field is preferred. - Certified Professional Coder preferred - Prefer work experience within a federally-funded clinic setting.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents you may attach when applying for this position:
Cover Letter

Documents you must attach when applying for this position:
Resume Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References

Additional Information:
Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. For more information, please visit our Equal Opportunity Office .

Document Link:
Quicklink for Requisition:
jobs.eku.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=71910

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