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Accounts Receivable Specialist I/II (DHPI90) 

About the Organization Thank you for your interest in exploring the professionally rewarding and personally fulfilling benefits with Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. We look forward to continuing our discussion about the opportunity and purpose health professionals experience as valued members of TCRHCC team.

A TCRHCC career offers a chance to live and work within or near Native communities, providing clinicians/nurses/administrators with a unique opportunity to learn the heritage of the tribes we serve, discover traditions that have been carried down for generations and gain cultural insight into the beliefs and values of a deserving and appreciative patient population.
 
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The primary purpose of this position is to perform a major segment of the accounts receivable support function through the follow-up process of all outstanding patient accounts within the Business Office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Accounts Receivable Specialist I

  • Relies on instruction and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Work under immediate supervision or team lead leader

Accounts Receivable Specialist II

  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and performs a variety of tasks
  • Works under general supervision with a certain degree of creativity and latitude, provides detailed reports to Supervisor/Manager
  1. Reviews patient accounts to determine status, makes standard adjustments that require special analysis, prepares and processes a variety of documents necessary for the maintenance and follow-up of all outstanding patient accounts.
  2. Examines work for accuracy, adequacy of documentation or citation, compliance with regulations, and justification of claims and other requests for payment for (1) services provided by TCRHCC (2) reimbursement of expenditures made by beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries for purposes such as medical care and treatment.
  3. Reviews delinquent patient account records, follows up with responsible parties via telephone and correspondence according to organization policy and procedures. Performs telephone contact with third party payers for amounts due on a timely basis. Maintains assigned collector work queue for follow-up with responsible parties on outstanding balances, makes financial arrangement in accordance with organizational policy and procedure.
  4. Responsible for identifying patient accounts deemed non-collectable. Review accounts for possible reassignment and prepare information for collection agency
  5. Identify and bill secondary/tertiary insurances.
  6. Identify and resolve customer and patient billing issues. Contacts responsible parties regarding discrepancies in payments if necessary. Resolves collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with collections department
  7. Maintain and resolve Late Charge and Credit Balance accounts.
  8. Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls. Secures financial information by completing data base backups. Maintains financial historical records by filing accounting documents
  9. Participates in team huddles and team meetings to manage and plan effective patient care services. Participates and contributes to Performance Improvement requirements of the department and TCRHCC.
  10. Performs all other duties as assigned.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL EFFORT
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical:
The work is primarily sedentary with the following physical requirements; Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, walk/stand for short periods of time, ability to stoop and pick up objects from the floor without restrictions, and have full use of hands and arms to operate office equipment such as computer, calculator, printer, fax, etc.
Mental:
The incumbent applies specific rules, regulations, or procedure to perform a full range of related accounting and technical tasks, duties and assignments that are identified in Business Office third party collection process.

 
Position Requirements

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • High School diploma or GED (Specialist I & II)
  • Associates Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field (Specialist II)

Experience:

  • Specialist I: Must have one (1) year in a healthcare patient accounting setting as an Accounting Clerk/Technician, Finance Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk/Technician, and/or Accounts Payable Clerk/Technician
  • Specialist II: In addition to Assistant I requirement, must have three (3) years of experience in generating reports, preparing and monitoring accounting data and demonstrated experience in compiling and assisting in reconciliation of third party billing

Other Skills and Abilities:
A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers. All employment references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas:

  • Positive working relationships with others
  • Possession of high ethical standards and no history of complaints
  • Reliable and dependable; reports to work as scheduled without excessive absences
  • Must be able to work independently and be highly motivated, organized, and efficient
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize daily, weekly and monthly work responsibilities effectively
  • Ability to work under conditions of frequent interruptions and availability to work flexible schedule
  • Must be proficient with typing and accurate spelling/grammar
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Suite applications – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access
 
Close Date 9/25/2021  
EOE Statement The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) is committed to equal opportunity employment. In accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (NPEA) and TCRHCC policy, preference is given to qualified Navajo and Native American candidates. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations(s) during the application and/or interview process should notify a representative in the Human Resources Department.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation  
Navajo/Indian Preference Applicants who are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation and who meet the necessary qualifications for this position will be given preference in hiring and employment for this position.  
Open Date 9/4/2020  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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