Patient Billing/Services Representative II - Pediatrics | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 40 Position Summary This position is in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine. Obtains insurance information, referral forms and counsels patients on financial assistance when seen in department for services. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Obtains insurance information from patients and counsels alternative ways for financial assistance. Registers all new patients, assisting with form completion. Reviews schedule for new patients, updating when necessary. Calls patients with appointment time reminder, obtaining insurance information and referral forms. Explains billing process to patients, answers incoming inquiries from patients and third-party payers. Explains billing process to other IBC staff; assists with basic account maintenance activities. Assists patients with insurance questions regarding the billing process. Assists staff with sending out reminder cards and other scheduling duties. Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated interpersonal skills and working knowledge of insurance and financial options. Required Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent high school certification. Three years of experience in billing systems and third-party claims and/or experience in a medical office setting or related customer service/office experience. Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements). Grade C06-H Salary Range $16.17 - $23.47 / Hourly The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.