University of Utah Job Description
Responsible for overseeing the billing and collections of assigned area by ensuring revenue maximization while maintaining a cost-effective operation.
Four years medical billing experience plus one year of billing supervisory experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. CPT and ICD9 coding, medical terminology and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Health or Finance area plus billing supervisory experience preferred.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position develops and implements cost-effective collection methods while working within the confines of declining reimbursements from insurance companies. Challenges include communicating with physicians and administration to ensure they are satisfied with reimbursement results, assisting staff to adapt to a changing medical billing environment and being a final resource for resolution of unique problems.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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