Tracking Code 18051-147 Job Description Essential Job Duties and
Identifies procedures and principal diagnosis performed on each
patient and properly codes each procedure.
Prepares batch for dates of services, posts, balances and closes
for the day.
Submits charges on patient accounts to correct payer based on
the verified insurance information. Performs re-bills to insurance
payers and patients as needed and supplies additional information
Updates charge master for new/deleted procedure or diagnosis
Is knowledgeable about current coding conventions and applicable
state and federal laws as they pertain to billing, coding and
Backs up Accounts Receivable representative.
Receives, screens, and routes incoming calls in a professional
Informs Business Office Manager of applicable day-to-day
Follows employee health, safety, personnel, and staffing
Successfully works as a team member.
Shall be flexible, reliable, productive, patient-oriented and
Must have experience in medical billing for an Ambulatory
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual
shall be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Required Skills Job Behavior: This person shall be able to
communicate directly and professionally. Shall be flexible,
reliable, productive, patient-oriented and self-motivated. Avoids
being involved in gossip spreading or conversations that promote
discord of staff members. Maintains professional conduct and
Requirements Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Excellent communication skills using proper English grammar.
Minimum 2 years of billing experience for Ambulatory Surgical
Familiar with patient accounting software.
Ability to read and understand insurance explanations of
benefits and managed care contracts
Knowledge of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word,
Basic Coding Knowledge for an Ambulatory Surgical Center
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATION, EDUCATIONAL AND /OR EXPERIENCE
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent. Healthcare
background preferred. Minimum two years of related experience
and/or training. Or Equivalent combination of education and
experience. Accounting and math skills. Computer competency.
Reasoning ability. Basic coding knowledge.
Required Experience PREVIOUS MEDICAL BILLING EXPERIENCE IS
REQUIRED. Previous ASC billing a plus.
Experience and/or Education: Shall be a high school graduate.
Shall have a minimum of two years experience in ambulatory surgery
center billing, collections, and medical records experience.
Demonstrated proficiency in the most current coding conventions on
ambulatory surgery medical records. Knowledge of third party
billing, including Medicare, Managed care, commercial, Worker''s
compensation and state Medicaid programs. Capable of operating 10
key calculator and demonstrated computer skills.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple
instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write
simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information
on one-on-one and small group situations to patients, physicians,
and other employees of the Center.
Reasoning Ability: Shall be able to apply common sense
understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that shall be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee shall
regularly be required to sit, use hands and fingers to handle or
feel object and tools. The employee is required to stand, walk,
climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Shall be able to
hear and speak. The employee shall be able to occasionally lift and
/or move up to 20 pounds.
Job Location Tucson, Arizona, United States Company Location
Carondelet Foothills Surgery Center (11124) Position Type