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Full-time Billing Assistant/Bookkeeper
Summary
Title:Full-time Billing Assistant/Bookkeeper
ID:1177
Department:Business Office
Salary Range:$17-$20
Description

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assisting in the billing and accounting function in daily operations and being a key member of the business office team.

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.
  • Process month-end close of billing/accounts receivable and tie to general ledger
  • Track, timely respond to and collect and submit all documentation necessary for resident Medicaid redeterminations.
  • 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 long-term 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.
  • 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.
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