Director, Patient Accounting --Central Billing Office

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
May 10, 2018
Closes
Jul 18, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Medical Group Central Billing Office, Norfolk is hiring a Director of Patient Accounting!

Shift: Full Time, Days

Department Overview:
  • Coding and Billing professionals
  • Certified coding expertise
  • Supports all functions related to the financial goals of Patient Accounting and Collections (including insurance billing)

Sentara Benefits :

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

The Director of Patient Accounting is responsible for planning, policy, and implementation of all functions relating to the financial goals of Patient Accounting and Collections including insurance billing, insurance follow-up, patient collection, customer service, managed care underpayment, recoveries, correspondence, scanning of documents, management of credit balances, administration of the Sentara charity and indigent assistance program, AR reporting and cash posting. This responsibility includes all corporate compliance relating to billing and collection services.The Director of Patient Accounting is responsible for third party relationships affecting Patient Accounting, including free clinics, managed care contracting and managed care payer relationships. This responsibility also includes screening, selecting, managing and reporting results of third-party vendors that are participating in any revenue cycle activities.The Director is responsible for the design, development and implementation of process improvement systems, operation enhancement tools and control reports for all revenue cycle departments as well as the control and management of department budgets.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - Experience in lieu of education: Yes

Experience
Required: Accounts Receivable - 10 years, Billing - 10 years, Coding - 10 years, Collection Management - 10 years, Managed Care Contracting - 10 years, Patient Accounting Manager - Previous experience

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Negotiation

Other
Experience equivalent in patient accounting and collections required in lieu of degree. Project Management experience required. Managed Care Contracting experience preferred.

keywords: Billing, manager, team leader, team coordinator

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