Transplant Financial Specialist Job

Company Name: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Location: Memphis, TN, US - 37501

Job Duration: 2021-04-07 to 2021-05-07

Overview

Summary

Manages accounts and analyzes coverage for all areas associated with the Transplant Unit to ensure that maximum reimbursement is received from third party payers and self-pay accounts. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

High School diploma or equivalent.

Three (3) years of experience in patient accounting, insurance, or related field.

N/A

 

PREFERRED:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

N/A

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must have extensive knowledge of patient accounting, credit, insurance procedures, and coverage.

  • Proficient in systems software applications, to include Excel, Word, Microsoft Office, etc.

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of Associates and management, possibly in an adversarial setting.

  • Must have the ability to learn the fundamental concepts of the practices and procedures associated with transplants.

  • Ability to set priorities, coordinates multiple tasks, organize tasks, and maintain control of workflow.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Meets and consults with patients to determine insurance coverage and to explain costs of the transplant program.

  • Coordinates with others in department regarding coverage.

  • Works with insurance companies to arrange for insurance coverage.

  • Maintains records of insurance and financial contracts within the Meditech System.

  • Provides information on number of evaluations and listings.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.

  • Must have good balance and coordination.

  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work – exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.

  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.

  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.