Position Accounting Clerk (Monday-Friday)
Department Accounting
Location Monroe County Hospital - Georgia

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  1. Greets and provides prompt and efficient customer service to customers in all settings.
  2. Process accounts payable, including tracking expenditures and budgets.
  3. Reconciles vendor statements.
  4. Ensures accounts payable checks are issued in a timely manner.
  5. Maintains an organized filing system for paid invoices.
  6. Assists with all routine monthly and annual processes in the accounts payable system and maintains archives of all monthly and accounts payable reports.
  7. Assists with all routine processing of payroll.
  8. Assists with preparation reconciliation of quarterly payroll taxes and prepares and submits all required documents and electronic files to the appropriate government agencies.
  9. Assists with the annual preparation of vendor 1099 forms and employee W-2 forms.
  10. Promotes customer service and responds to and adequately resolves complaints or concerns from patients or families concerning billing.
  11. Ensures compliance with all hospital rules and regulations in accordance with set policies and procedures. Ensures department compliance with EMTALA, HIPAA, and Red Flag Rules.
  12. Assists with sorting, assembling, and posting Physical Therapy charges accurately and timely.
  13. Ensures that patient accounts are billed accurately, in a timely manner, and electronically archived safely and accessibly.
  14. Continued on-going improvement of revenue cycle process to include, but not limited to; posting, bad debt, and contract billing management.
  15. Assists with month close for contract billing.
  16. Ensures that the outlined are followed:
    • Accepts payments and issues receipts, collects co-payments and deductibles, and reconciles cash drawer at the end of shift.
    • Fosters high levels of customer service and releases only appropriate patient information while ensuring HIPAA compliance is followed.
    • Ensures all patient information is safeguarded and kept confidential according to prescribed policies and procedures.
    • Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solutions available and solve problems as they arise.
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others; ensure flow of communication within department.
  17. Participates in a variety of special projects and compiles a variety of special reports.
  18. Provide proper solutions and alternatives to customer billing concerns by phone and in person.
  19. Prepares daily bank deposit and scans all checks for processing.
  20. Ensures mail receipts are posted timely and accurately and is able to balance to the daily bank deposit total.
  21. Helps identify rejections and forward rejection EOBs to outside billing agency.
  22. Helps prepare credit balance accounts at the request of the Director of the Revenue Cycle and forwards to the CFO for approval.
  23. Assist Insurance billers with secondary claims-pulling EOB’s etc.
  24. Responsible for scanning required documents on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis; whichever is appropriate for record requirements.
  25. Responsible for filing and archiving required documents as required by policies and procedures.
  26. Performs other requested job duties.

Required Education and Experience:

  1. High School diploma or GED
  2. Associates
  3. Bachelors (preferred)
  4. Accounts Payable experience
  5. Payroll Experience
  6. Two to three years of experience in a medical office or hospital admissions
  7. Knowledge of insurance processing
  8. Must be efficient with keyboarding and computer applications.

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Position Accounting Clerk (Monday-Friday)
Department Accounting
Location Monroe County Hospital - Georgia