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Patient Advocate Per Diem

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Organization:EMC - Eden Medical CenterPosition Overview:Responsible for accurate preparation and coding of accounts for billing. Knowledge of hospital contracts. Provides expeditious and assertive follow-up with all third party payors.Job Description:JOB ACCOUNTABILITIESAssumes responsibility for all accounts within one or more pay classes.Researches all information either electronically or by direct data entry, to complete the billing process in a timely manner.Processes and distributes copies of billings as required.Answers all inquiries regarding patient accounts.Makes written and/or verbal inquiries to third party payors to collect patient accounts within established timeframes.Resolves credit balance accounts in a timely manner.Maintains professional interpersonal working relationships with managers, patients, visitors, co-workers, staff physicians and the general public.EDUCATION Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma. HS Diploma or equivalent education/experiencePREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:1 year previous experience, preferably in a hospital business office.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEKnowledge of medical/insurance billing procedures; including but not limited to Medicare.PAY RANGE: 28.80 - 36.45The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package. Job Shift:DaysSchedule:Per Diem/CasualShift Hours:8Days of the Week:Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, WednesdayWeekend Requirements:NoneBenefits:NoUnions:YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:0Employee Status:Per Diem/CasualNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Castro Valley , Patient Advocate Per Diem, Other , Castro Valley, California

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