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Palmetto Infusion Services Reimbursement Specialist in West Columbia, South Carolina

POSITION PURPOSEUnder the direction of the Reimbursement Supervisor or the Chief Reimbursement Officer, the Reimbursement Specialist is responsible for the billing and/or collections of assigned accounts.QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAININGEducationHigh school graduate (or equivalent).Comparable work experience.Experience:Minimum of two years' experience in a medical billing office.Other Qualifications:Demonstrated proficiency in medical coding (i.e.: HCPCS and ICD-9 coding).Well organized and completes assignments timely.Excellent telephone etiquette and communication skills.A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.Must be able to assume a flexible work schedule.Interpersonal Skills:Must have excellent interpersonal skills in handling interactions with Palmetto Infusion staff, other agencies, groups, patients and families. Technology Skills:Competent in use of company email as means of communication, accessing the company website to view company policies and electronic medical records.Competent in the use of company self-service payroll software (time and attendance, benefits, pay statements).Competent in the use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to navigate Internet Explorer. Proficient in typing, word processing (Microsoft Outlook/Express, Word, Excel), and familiar with office equipment. Language Skills:This position requires a knowledge of, and sensitivity to, cultural and language differences. Mathematical Skills:Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical computations. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability:There are a number of deadlines associated with this position. The employee must also multi-task and interact with a wider variety of people on various and, at times, complicated issues. Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk and hear. There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with patients, vendors and staff. Other Skills:Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with all members of the Palmetto Infusion team. Essential Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:Timely billing of claims for services, primary and/or secondary.Collections/follow-up of aging accounts.Maintain compliance with billing/collection procedures.Participate, when required, in end of-month closing process.Communicate with supervisor with suggestions for improvement of processes.Other requests as requested by management.For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.