• Medical Billing Clerk

    Job ID
    2019-87711
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Ob Clinic 2
    Hours / Pay Period
    8
    Facility
    St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    LONG BEACH
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    M-F 830-5pm when covering current position; otherwise as needed
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California.   The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the day-to-day billing operations.
    • The Medical Biller will serve as a resource to the Clinic physicians, nurses, medical assistants, managers, and clinic staff in all insurance related issues.
    • Will ensure that we are billing and collecting patients insurance appropriately.
    • Responsible for compiling reports in regards to Accounts Receivables and ensuring that claims are paid in a timely manner.
    • This position may have access to third party credit card information and transactional systems (cash registers, point of sale devices, applications supporting credit card transactions, and reports or other documents containing credit card information) from single transactions or a single card at a time.
    • Knowledge of Medicare and Medical compliance and documentation standards for billing, CPT and ICD-10 coding, including Physician Guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and disease processes; demonstrable ability to use these to make sound coding choices.

     

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.
    • Two-year college degree desired.
    • AHIMA CCS-P certified preferred.
    • Minimum of two years job-related experience required.

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