Geisinger Health System - Danville, PA

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: Geisinger Health Plan, Hughes


: Days - Monday-Friday WORK TYPE

: Full Time - 8:00-4:30, possibly 8:30-5 as needed

Starting with job offers dated February 1, 2012 and after, Geisinger Health System will no longer hire applicants who use tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars and chewing or smokeless tobacco. Applicants will be screened for nicotine as part of the pre-employment physical process. Nicotine will be part of the urine drug screen. Applicants who test positive for nicotine will not be offered employment. Applicants who test positive may re-apply for jobs with Geisinger in six months.


Works under the direct supervision of the Appeals Department Manager. Supports the GHPFamily® Appeals Coordinators by providing clerical support such as computer data entry, data checking, maintaining data bases, documentation and letter generation processes, appeals and fair hearing records processing, general record keeping, completing audits, filing, faxing, and phone coverage.

Candidates with a background in legal documentation and case file preparation, minute recording, and documentation strongly preferred.


*Demonstrates good organizational skills and effective communication skills.

*Demonstrates good reading comprehension, writing, spelling, and English grammar skills.

*Demonstrates proficiency in basic computer skills, including accurate keyboard entry of data into relevant computer based databases and spreadsheets, Neat, readable handwriting, attention to detail, and ability to be flexible in performing a variety of tasks.

*Demonstrates ability to complete projects within designated timelines and the ability to prioritize duties as required.

*Demonstrates proficiency with Microsoft Word and Windows & Excel, and the ability to learn GHP system and Appeals department software.

*Demonstrates ability to use basic office equipment, computer, fax machine, copier, calculator, etc.


*High school diploma or equivalent required.

*The successful candidate will possess no less than 2 years experience working in a fast- paced office environment, including responsibility for accurate data entry, efficient management of high volume phone inquiries, and independent problem solving using pre-established guidelines.

*Previous experience and familiarity with medical terminology and managed care principles preferred.

Candidates with a background in legal documentation and case file preparation, minute recording, and documentation strongly preferred.


*Work is typically performed in an office environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


Geisinger Health System serves nearly 3 million people in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania and has been nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 4 hospitals, 38 community practice sites and more than 900 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

As a not-for-profit, integrated-delivery health system, Geisinger is a national model of physician-led healthcare delivery. Geisinger is a leading-edge teaching institution with nearly 40 accredited residency and fellowship programs. Geisinger performs cutting-edge laboratory research at The Sigfried and JanetWeisCenter for Research.

The fourth annual Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) 15 Top Health Systems study ranks Geisinger as one of the top 15 health systems in the United States. Geisinger was also recently named to the Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare” list for 2011.

Geisinger offers a competitive compensation package beginning day one of hire including comprehensive medical and retirement program benefits, domestic partner benefits, and more.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

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