Account Clerk 3 - 496927



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Title: Account Clerk 3

Department Org: Lab-Admin - 109380

Employee Classification: B1 - Classif'd Full Time AFSCME HSC

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME HSC

Primary Location: HSC H

Shift: 1

Start Time: 0830 End Time: 1700

Posted Salary: starting at $16.68

Float: True

Rotate: True

On Call: True

Travel: True

Weekend/Holiday: True

Job Description:

Major sections of the Division of Anatomic Pathology, Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology serve crucial diagnostic roles in Pathology including the execution of billing functions to include coding, creating full and contract registrations, and submitting charge entry and credits in the Epic system, which require accuracy and input of patients’ charges into the hospital computer system. The person who executes these billing functions is responsible for analyzing and computing accounts and being a liaison between the lab, HIM, UTMC patient accounting and clinics, and UTP practice plan. Responsibilities require the handling of confidential information with competence, efficiency, commitment and devotion, and all are of central importance in the global process of health care delivery to all customers.

Minimum Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent
Completion of course in Data Entry and Medical Terminology or comparable experience.
• Knowledge of and understanding medical insurance, ICD9-CM, CPT coding.
• Must have recent work experience in the medical insurance industry with current 2-4 complete year’s insurance experience.
• General knowledge of various reimbursement methodologies including: DRG, APC, Per Diem, Capitation, and Fee for Service. Must understand regulations associated with state and federal laws; i.e.: HIPAA, Corporate Compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

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