This position is responsible for a full range of support functions. The person will consistently exercise sound judgment according to policies and guidelines. Good communication skills and interpersonal skills are necessary to interact with patients, staff, other health professionals, and insurers. Billing and coding skills are essential. At all times this person must follow policy and procedures to ensure proper patient respect and confidentiality. The position requires some flexibility to cross-train for other duties as may be required from time to time.
High school graduate
AAS with health care related course work preferred.
Course in medical terminology or equivalent.
Knowledge of coding systems ICD-9 and CPT-4.
Experience in billing practices: course or equivalent.
Must speak fluent English
Computer literacy and proficient typing skills, i.e., Microsoft Office, Word Perfect, Excel, Outlook, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions, and deal with problems.
Glens Falls Hospital - 12 months ago