Financial Specialist I

  • Samaritan Health Services
  • 815 NW 9th St Corvallis Oregon 97330 United States
  • Posted: Feb 13, 2019
Full-time Office and Clerical

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides customer service for multiple lines of business and ensures accurate financial payment for account resolution under the guidance of higher level Financial Specialists. Acts as a contact for inquiries for internal/external customers. Trains for higher level Financial Specialist roles while learning SHS policies and procedures.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Regional Business Office is responsible for the accurate and timely follow-up on claims for services provided at all lines of business in all service locations.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or equivalent required. College preferred.
    • One (1) year collections, finance/accounting or medical billing experience required.
    • One (1) year medical business office experience preferred.
    • Experience or training in the following preferred:
      • EPIC Software.
      • ICD-9 or CPT.
      • Medical Terminology.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Confidentiality: Knowledge of the importance of confidentiality.
    • Communication: Communicate information verbally and in writing so others will understand.
    • Customer Service: Ability to communicate to people internal and external to the organization and to represent the organization to customers, the public and external sources.
    • Problem Solving: Ability to identify problems and review related information using logic and reasoning to evaluate options and implement solutions.
    • Team Building: Ability to work as part of a team or on your own.
    • Basic knowledge of policies and procedures related to the resolution of accounts/claims, and of Government and Commercial insurance compliance/regulatory/billing standards.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Rarely
(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally
(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently
(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually
(67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

BEND FORWARD at waist

KNEEL (on knees)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

SIT

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

None specified