Somnia Inc.

Billing Clerk

Job Locations US-TX-El Paso
ID
2020-1540
Category
Corporate
Type
Part-Time

Overview

Summary: At the direction of the Administrator or designee, this individual will manage the billing process support for Billing Vendor. Oversees the daily administrative operations related to billing. Ensure that charges are prepared and submitted to the billing office in a timely manner, within established guidelines.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate the billing process support.
  • Prepare packets of patient demographic and anesthesia records for scanning into the RCM vendor billing system
  • Ensure packets contain all information prior to scanning into our online system
  • Reconcile charges daily, weekly, monthly in accordance with charge reconciliation policies and procedures
  • Establish alternative procedures for charge capture in the event of system interruption or absence
  • Manage on-site Information Request (IR) processes to gain missing or incomplete information for claims generation
  • Consult with appropriate department staff, facility staff or anesthesiologists to gather missing information
  • Maintain an open line of communication with billing vendor.
  • Maintain good working relationship with all hospital departments and staff.
  • Answer patient and client phone calls in a professional manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge

  • Understanding of medical billing, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Knowledge of billing practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of coding operating policies
  • Knowledge of HIPAA (legal and ethical consideration related to patient information)

Skills

  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Proficient skills in computer programs; billing systems, Word, Excel
  • Flexibility – willingness to help in other accounts and other areas as needed
  • Assertiveness – recognize problems, suggesting solutions and overall improvement of the service.

Abilities

  • Ability to meet minimum production and accuracy standards
  • Ability to follow instructions and written guidelines in account specifics
  • Ability to understand and interpret policies and regulations
  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to schedule time and assignments effectively
  • Dependability – arrive at work on time, work when necessary to fulfill requirements of position, and complete work as directed
  • Attitude – be a team player with a willingness to cooperate and grow in experience

Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers, telephone, calculators, etc.

 

Work Environment: Position is in a well-lighted office environment.

 

Mental/Physical Requirements: Involves sitting approximately fifty (50) percent of the day, walking or standing the remainder.

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