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PATIENT ACCOUNTS REP - Per Diem
Sierra Vista Hospital • Sacramento, CA
Posted 26 days ago
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The Sierra Vista Hospital location, a 171-bed psychiatric care facility located in south Sacramento, is a full-service mental health facility and a center of support for patients and their families. Since 1986, we have offered our clinical expertise to those suffering from emotional, behavioral and addiction problems.
The Per Diem Patient Account Representative processes all statements on in-house and discharged patients; Maintains follow-up and collection activity including letters, telephone and personal contact; Maintains patient financial file and documentation, advises, informs and assists the patient/guarantor/family in regard to hospital financial policies; Performs other various clerical responsibilities as may be assigned. Other duties as needed.
Why is Sierra Vista Hospital a great place to work?
- Dynamic people
- Team-oriented environment
- Opportunity for advancement
- Great training program for new grads!
- Rewarding career opportunities
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.Job Requirements
Education: High School diploma or equivalent, required.
Experience: Two years prior collections experience in hospital setting required, psychiatric experience preferred.
Additional Requirements: Must have strong written and verbal skills; ability to deal effectively with all levels of hospital management and the public. Must be able to demonstrate average to high math skills. Prior experience with on-line Admission/Billing system desirable. Knowledge of third party payment procedures, managed care and government programs strongly recommended. Good communication skills and ability to problem solve a must. Knowledge of credit, collection and confidentiality laws highly desirable.