This person serves as the Clinic's representative to medical patients in matters involving patient accounts. Administers corporate credit policy, manages patient accounts receivable, assists with processing for special programs serves as the back up to other departments as needed or requested by supervisor. Assists patients/clients with the medical enrollment application process and serves as a liaison between the patient/client and the state Medicaid office.
Education: Associate Degree/Certificate (appropriate to the position) from an accredited technical school or High School Diploma or GED with equivalent experience.
Experience: 1-2 years-billing credit experience in a medical setting preferred. Experience in special programs such as State managed care plans preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Must be able to pass state and federal/or other required certification exam within 30 days of hire.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of medical terminology or wiliness to learn; have the ability to work under stressful conditions; exercise independent judgment and discretion; have a pleasant, courteous telephone manner; ability to handle irritated patients; ability to prioritize and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously; ability to work with frequent interruptions; knowledge of 10-key; experience working in a variety of computer programs; and knowledge of medical billing insurance helpful.
We serve more than 149,000 across 24 medical clinics, 12 dental clinics, 8 pharmacies, and 59 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
We will let joy in.
We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic