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Patient Financial Counselor in San Antonio, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    2/7/2019
  • Job ID:
    161368
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $16.12/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919-782-7440

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Patient Financial Counselor  for one of the leading pharmaceutical distributors in North America. After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).

Job Title: Patient Financial Counselor

Location: San Antonio, TX

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Prior to a patient receiving treatment; obtains insurance coverage information and demographics; educates patient on insurance coverage, benefits, co-pays, deductibles, and out-of-pocket expenses. Assess patients ability to meet expenses and discusses payment arrangements. May educate patients on financial assistance programs as well as identify sources and provide assistance with completing forms. Based upon diagnosis, estimated insurance coverage, and financial assistance, completes Patient Cost Estimate form. Completes appropriate reimbursement and liability forms for patient*s review and signature. Forwards appropriate information and forms to billing office.
-Responsible for obtaining, from Clinical Reviewer, insurance pre-authorization or referral approval codes prior to each treatment.
- Review patient account balance and notify front desk of patients to meet with
-Ensure that patient co-pay amount is correctly entered into system (or conveyed), allowing front desk to collect appropriately
-At each patient visit, verifies and updates demographics and insurance coverage in computer system according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
-Stays current on available financial aide. Develops professional relationships with financial aide providers. Networks with financial aide providers to obtain leads to other aide programs.
-Adheres to confidentiality, state, federal, and HIPPA laws and guidelines with regards to patient's records.
-Maintains updated manuals, logs, forms, and documentation. Performs additional duties as requested.
-Other duties as requested or assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum three (3) years patient pre-services coordinator or equivalent required. Proficiency with computer systems and MicroSoft Office (Word and Excel) required.
-Demonstrate knowledge of CPT coding and HCPS coding application.
-Must be able to verbally communicate clearly and utilize the appropriate and correct terminology.
-Must successfully complete required e-learning courses within 90 days of occupying position.


COMPETENCIES:
-Uses Technical and Functional Experience: Possesses up to date knowledge of the profession and industry; is regarded as an expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate.
-Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change; shows resilience inn the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates flexibility.
-Uses Sound Judgment: Makes timely, cost effective and sound decisions; makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty.
-Shows Work Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works efficiently to achieve them.
-Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluated products, processes, and service against those standards; manages quality; improves efficiencies.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing.

Dress Codes: Business Casual  

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.