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Billing Assistant/Bookkeeper
Summary
Title:Billing Assistant/Bookkeeper
ID:1261
Department:Business Office
Salary Range:$19.00-$21.00
Description

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for applying assist the billing and accounting team in daily operations from clerical support up to and including collections.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare billings for adult day care and track and manage the related collections.
  • Prepare private pay and patient liability invoices for nursing home.
  • Prepare, send and monitor collection letters in accordance with company policy.
  • Assist billing coordinator in recording cash receipts for nursing home, resident funds and adult day care and resolving cash receipt discrepancies including follow-up on payment denials.
  • Act as a back-up for nursing home billing and follow-up of all Medicare, Medicaid, Hospice, Managed Care billing and Accounts Payable.
  • Assist billing coordinator with accounting for resident funds.
  • Assist billing coordinator and residents/family members in applying for Medicaid and renewing Medicaid at redetermination.
  • Enter journal entries into accounting software.
  • Assist in year-end closing.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and secure environment for residents.
  • Act in compliance with Eliza Bryant Village, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines Reports any allegations of resident abuse and/or misappropriation of resident property Maintains confidentiality of necessary information
  • Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job without being thrown off stride.
  • Establishes and maintains good public relations with residents, families and other guests and show empathy toward residents
  • Attend meetings and in-service sessions, as directed.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs. Perform other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years of billing & collection experience in a medical or long-term care setting required, with longterm care/nursing home billing preferred.
  • Prior bookkeeping experience and familiarity with Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care, and Private billing requirements and documentation requirements is a plus.

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  • Proficient in writing and mathematical skills
  • Ability to work accurately with the pressure of deadlines and interruptions while at the same time being well organized, persistent, and working as a team player.
  • Possess good communication and analytical skills with particular ability to pay attention to detail. Knowledge in Excel and Word

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Language Skills: Proficient in spoken and written English

Mathematical Skills: High School level basic math

Physical Demands: Ability to sit and work on a computer for extensive periods of time is required.

Work Environment: The working conditions described are representative of those that the employee will be subject to during a normal working day:

  • Works in well-lighted, ventilated areas.
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Is subject to frustrations in keeping up with work demands.
  • Is subject to infectious diseases, bodily fluids, orders, etc.
  • Deals with public, residents, and personnel under varying conditions.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

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