This FT position serves as the health care facility’s primary contact for patient reimbursement issues in accordance with established credit policies. He/she provides information regarding the health care facility’s payment requirements, alternative financing, and financial assistance programs.
Additionally, the financial counselor works with the patient service representatives to ensure all other collection efforts have been exhausted prior to placing accounts with an outside collection agency. Maintains good public relations while consistently applying the credit policy. Position requires excellent people skills, demonstrated success in managing accounts, bookkeeping and accounting background. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior work experience that would indicate a high level of communication skills and organizational ability. Familiarity with statutes and regulations that affect collection of past due accounts. One year related office experience desirable, but not necessary. Computer and 10-key calculator skills needed.