Patient Account Specialist- Dallas, TX Job

Children's Health - General Careers

Job Number: 50392

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 12-3-2016

Description:

Position Summary

Responsible for the provision of routine patient accounting activity to facilitate efficient operations, expeditious reimbursement and optimal customer satisfaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Has established skills to perform a range of day-to-day activities.
  • Understands how own duties relate to others in the team and has an awareness of how the team integrates with others.
  • Manages own workload by applying an understanding of team priorities; may provide assistance to less experienced colleagues.
  • Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area without supervisory approval; evaluates and selects solutions from established options.
  • Impacts own team through the quality of the service or information provided; Follows standardized procedures and practices and receives regular but moderate supervision and guidance.
  • Uses foundational communication skills to exchange straightforward information.
  • Performs all routine billing and collections activity to ensure account integrity and appropriate reimbursement.
  • Resolves routine customer service issues and assists with questions on reimbursement.
  • Participates in team-oriented process improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrates compliance with performance and quality standards.
  • Demonstrates compliance with third party contracts, guidelines, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates "The Children's Way" values and behaviors.

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required
  • Two-year Associate's degree or equivalent experience, preferred

Qualifications:

2 years experience hospital patient accounting/billing experience required

HME/DME experience required

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
  • Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.
  • Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
  • Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.
  • Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

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