Collections Sr Associate

Nebraska Medicine

Introduction:

Nebraska Medicine is the best employer in Nebraska, according to a recent recognition by Forbes Magazine of the top employers in America. This is the first time Forbes has ranked the country’s best employers by state.

“This award is recognition for the culture we want to have at Nebraska Medicine, it is a recognition of all of our colleagues,” says CEO James Linder, MD.

Job Description:

Collect outstanding patient liability in a timely and efficient manner while maintaining excellent customer service. Process estates, liens, and bankruptcies. Provide customers with available options for debt resolution and monitor payment arrangements and customer response to identify accounts appropriate for transfer of liability to bad debt. Support customer service team by assisting with incoming customer requests as needed.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of three years post-secondary education with coursework in business, medical assistant program or nursing assistant program OR equivalent combination of education/experience in healthcare collection or billing (one year of education equals one year of experience) required.
  • Ability to interact with customers over the telephone and face to face required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding required.
  • Knowledge of hospital and/or professional revenue cycle processes required.
  • Ability to work with diverse customer base through effective verbal and written communication required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word required.
  • Ability to type a minimum of 45 words per minute with 95% accuracy required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with patient liability collections preferred.
  • Associate’s degree in business administration or college level business course work preferred.
  • Bilingual skills preferred.
  • Knowledge of collection laws, liens, and bankruptcies preferred.
  • Certification through hospital or professional revenue cycle organization preferred.
  • Membership in hospital or professional revenue cycle organization preferred.
  • Knowledge of collection laws, liens, and bankruptcies preferred.
  • Certification through hospital or professional revenue cycle organization preferred.
  • Membership in hospital or professional revenue cycle organization preferred.

 

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Submit application and resume online at https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/nebraska#/job/16917