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Medical Billing Specialist

Req #: 26585
Facility: Asante - Medford
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Patient Accounting (4000-81706)
Category: Finance
Schedule: Part Time
Hours: 0800-1200
Target Salary Range: $16.30 - $20.37
Union Position: No

Medical Billing Specialist Position Overview

At Asante, the Medical Billing Specialist performs account analysis and functions required to receive reimbursement from governmental and non-governmental insurance carriers in an efficient, productive and compliant manner following departmental policy and procedures. This requires working proactively and assisting the public with medical financial responsibilities in a way which will provide continual success for the Asante organization

As a Medical Billing Specialist at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:

Effectively and accurately manage assigned accounts receivable to obtain accurate reimbursement from governmental and non-governmental insurance carriers

Complete all standard and special monthly aging reports contributing to Asante's financial success by requiring reimbursement from insurance carriers in a timely manner

Complete weekly Medicare credit balance report

Show ability to research, analyze, and resolve claim denials and problems without assistance from Patient Accounts Supervisor or Business Office Coordinator

Show ability to self-audit, and accept coaching feedback.

Maintain consistent professional demeanor with the team

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

High school diploma or equivalent required

Associates or Bachelors Degree; two years college; or equivalent experience, preferred

Experience

Three years of hospital billing or business office experience, or the equivalent in education and experience (providing knowledge of office and accounting practices, insurance billing, and other office-related skills and functions) is required

Experience with the Siemens Medical Solutions (SMS) operating system; knowledge of hospital billing software E-Premis; direct experience in hospital billing; and/or one year of successful experience in Patient Account Rep Level II job, preferred

Required Skills and Abilities

Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to organize and prioritize work

Strong analytical skills to solve complex problems

Strong customer service skills, an ability to handle conflict, and to maintain a calm demeanor during stressful situations

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated proficiency using computers and typing skills, including Microsoft Office applications

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive starting wage

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness

Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution

Generous Earned Time Off

Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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