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Financial Specialist Assistant

Company: Webb City Health and Rehab
Location: Webb City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Working with us means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on our patients' lives each and every day. - Unlike the typical hospital setting, our facility offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from many different conditions. As you care for and help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.
We are in search of a qualified Financial Specialist Assistant:
To perform the successful and timely completion of assigned business and financial functions within the parameters established by NHS Management, LLC guidelines, state and federal regulations, and as needed to achieve the financial goals of the facility. - Promote an environment that provides optimal efficiencies and superior quality of the business office.

Reviews, analyzes and interprets financial data to monitor progress toward established goals; identifies deterrents to success and implements improvements as necessary to enhance efficiencies and results; facilitates effective problem resolution and development of business office goals and objectives.
Strives for compliance with internal controls and state and federal regulations.
Ability to audit resident accounts, assess accuracy and collectability of accounts receivable balances, and initiate appropriate collection actions.
Performs assigned billing functions as directed by Financial Specialist or Administrator in the completion of all routine and other business office related tasks, including but not limited to: -

Medicaid, Medicare and/or secondary billing
Assist with evaluation and selection of all potential admissions
Third party billing
Collections
Other accounts receivable functions




Responsible for the completion of the Medicaid application process and timely submission to prevent delays in the attainment of eligibility and payment.

Process to include:

Meeting with family and or resident to gather application materials and supporting documents.
Submission of the application
Communication and follow-up with both the Medicaid agency and resident family
Monitor the approval process and follow-up as necessary to completion


May be assigned or serve as backup in completion of the following duties:

Resident Trust Fund maintenance and reconciliation
Census maintenance
Maintain and reconcile office petty cash account
Reception, mail distribution and all other administrative duties
Payroll
Accounts payable




Participates in the development and successful implementation of plan(s) of improvement as indicated, recommended and/or required by Administrator, Financial Specialists, Financial Specialist Consultants, Internal Auditor, or any other corporate or regulatory compliance consultant. - Communicates progress toward goals and ongoing obstacles to Administrator and facility management team, verbally and/or in writing or as dictated.
Complete and maintain required forms, reports, records, statistical data, financial records, reports and correspondence.
Establish and maintain adequate filing systems.
Participates in cash acceleration and any other special projects as warranted and directed by Administrator, Financial Specialist, or facility corporate management.

-Qualifications

-Healthcare billing and collection experience preferred
-Strong organization skills including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment -
Strong analytical skills; ability to quickly identify problems and find effective solutions -
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to work and produce results under pressure
Ability to effectively and harmoniously interact with facility, group, and corporate management and other employees at all levels; promotes teamwork and demonstrates strong leadership skills and professionalism
Fundamental knowledge of accounting practices and agency reimbursement programs
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
Must be dependable and able to work with minimal supervision
Must have knowledge of office machines and equipment
Basic computer skills preferred
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English
Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions and Physical and Sensory Requirements for All Job Functions.

EOE

Keywords: Webb City Health and Rehab, Springfield , Financial Specialist Assistant, Accounting, Auditing , Webb City, Missouri

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