Finance and Accounting Job In Dallas, Texas
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Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.PRIMARY PURPOSE
Audits and monitors outstanding claims to resolve outstanding balances, correct complex collection barriers, and secure accurate and timely payments from third party payors.
-Must have five years of experience in a hospital business office, physician business office or insurance company, to include four years of experience in medical billing and/or collecting from third party payors
Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific experience as stated above.
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must be able to exercise good judgment in handling government and/or non-government accounts and understand managed care and insurance contractual arrangements.
-Must have working knowledge of medical software.
-Must be detail oriented, possess basic mathematical skills, and have sharp analytical skills to audit accounts and resolve complex financial issues as they relate to multiple groups including third party payors, physicians, patients and the system.
-Must demonstrate a positive demeanor, good leadership skills, good verbal and written communication skills, and be professional in both appearance and approach.
-Must be able to handle potentially stressful situations and multiple tasks simultaneously including discussing outstanding claims with the insurance company, taking action on denied claims, and processing appeals.
-Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, government entities, insurance companies and Parkland staff.
-Must be able to resolve problems within the guidelines of established policies and procedures.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of personal computers and other standard office equipment.
-Basic medical terminology knowledge preferred.
-Bilingual skills preferred.
Magnitude of Job
Each Collector is responsible for monitoring up to 3,000 accounts at any given time. Collectors will research, analyze, correct (if applicable), follow-up and document at least 300 accounts per week for the purpose of securing payment.
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At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.
- We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
- Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
- Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.