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Provides assistance in the management and monitoring of the outstanding accounts; training and performance evaluations of personnel in the central billing office; monitoring adherence to department policies and guidelines by regular audits.
Position will also serve as the department lead in the Epic billing practice management system implementation. This includes the primary responsibility of determining the needs and requirements for the billing application that will ensure efficient workflow for the staff.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The individual will collaborate with the Epic implementation team to facilitate implementation of the billing practice management system within the Department of Radiation Oncology. The individual will be responsible for participating in meetings and ultimately training staff for the use of the Epic system.
Assists with communicating policies and educates staff on billing issues to promote efficient flow of billing and accounts receivable follow-up process.
Advises department management on collection issues that arise.
Oversees the monthly AR totals in the department and monitors the outstanding balances for the commercial insurance and governmental area.
Coordinates distribution of documents directed to the collection of revenue from patient services; prepares standard and special reports as required.
Oversees training, evaluation, work and vacation schedules of IBC/AR staff.
Assists IBC team with special projects.
Provides back up for the billing staff during peak times, vacations and illnesses.
Assists superiors in hiring, and employee relations of central billing office personnel.
Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of High School diploma and 4 years of related experience in medical insurance collection and supervision.
Working knowledge of collection/accounting activities, medical or scientific terminology and physician office procedures with demonstrated organizational and communication skills. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiation Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $22.24 - $27.80 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C10.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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