HealthSouth Careers

Patient Account Representative (Commerical Collector)

Tucson, Arizona
Administrative/Clerical Nonclinical


Job Description

The Patient Account Representative is responsible for commercial billing and account reconciliation for any and all assigned accounts.
 
Job Code: 100087

License or Certification:

- None

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- High School Degree or GED preferred

- Preferred 2 years previous business office billing and collection experience

- Knowledge of UB, 1500 claim forms, CPT codes, HCPC codes and ICD-9 codes

- Strong third party payor knowledge

- Working knowledge of Excel

Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

Physical Requirements:

- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

- Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

- Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment.

Compliance:

- Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.

- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.

- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

- Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Meets established attendance standards.

- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 2650 North Wyatt Drive, Tucson 85712
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1717348