High School graduate or equivalent. Excellent customer relation skills and phone technique.. Work well independently and be self-motivated. Previous data entry and reading of insurance EOB's preferred.
Represent Pathology Laboratories in a professional manner while effectively and courteously communicating with patients, clients, and co-workers. Work in close cooperation with management and all other clients.
Medium work of lifting up to 50 pounds and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Routine duties involve primarily computer entry resulting in repetitive typing and screen viewing, answering the telephone and talking to customers, doctor's offices, etc. A full day of sitting in the same position.
Intelligence-Ability to understand instructions, reason and make judgments. Requirement: High
Verbal-Ability to understand meaning of work, ideas associated with them and their effective use. Requirement: High
Numerical-Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately. Requirement: Moderately High
Clerical perception-Ability to perceive pertinent details and verbal or tabular material. Requirement: High
Motor Coordination-Ability to coordinate eyes and hands to fingers rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed. Requirement: Moderately
High Finger Dexterity-Ability to move fingers easily and skillfully. Requirement: Moderately
High Manual Dexterity-Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. Requirement: Moderately
High Color Discrimination-Ability to perceive similarities and differences in color. Requirement: Low
Greet clients and patients on the telephone in a friendly and courteous manner.
Obtain appropriate patient information including account number, patient name, person calling, and their reason for calling.
Make an attempt to assist with caller's situation while still on the line. If not possible, let them know you will get back with them in a timely fashion.
Follow through with appropriate action (i.e.: refile claim, non-approval adj, send to review, etc.).
Enter notes in account and fill out phone log sheet.
Locate any paperwork that needs to be attached to refile (i.e.: an EOB lab results, copy of requisition, etc.).
Branch receptionist duties, as needed.
Post all outgoing Billing Department mail and take to Courier Office by 4:30 pm.
Adhere to all company policies, including human resource and departmental policies.
Attend training such as Annual Safety and Compliance Training, ICD-9 Coding and other training as required by company policy.
Participate in annual TB testing, as is company policy and required by OSHA.
Responsible for observing the law, meeting the requirement of the Corporate Compliance Plan and preventing, detecting and reporting unethical or illegal conduct that does not meet compliance standards.
Responsible for maintaining patient confidentiality including tests results, what tests are performed or ordered, the fact that a patient has even has a medical service and billing-related and account issues.
Responsible for complying with HIPAA regulations, as is applicable with our business.
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, nor is it intended to limit the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, or control the work of employees under his/her supervision.
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Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc
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Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc.