Johns Hopkins Medicine Financial Clearance Specialist in St. Petersburg, Florida
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Financial Clearance Specialist
Requisition #: 165751
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital,
St. Petersburg, FL
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: March 13, 2018
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.
Reporting to the Financial Clearance Manager, the Financial Clearance Specialist is responsible for all administrative and financial components of financial clearance. Some of the financial components consist of pre-registration, insurance verification, pre-certification, and patient financial information. The position is also responsible for informing the patient/guarantor of all financial liabilities and documenting pertinent information into appropriate systems. The position requires integral communication with patients, insurance companies, department administrators, physicians, and other departmental staff to ensure the ideal patient experience.
High School diploma or GED required. Minimum of two years of healthcare experience working for a health plan, physician practice, surgery center or hospital in a business capacity is required. Must have working knowledge of health plan and payer authorization requirements and clinical policies. Excellent communication skills: Must be able to speak and write in a clear and concise manner. Must have strong computer skills. Experience with Cerner is a plus. Experience with Medicaid and Medicaid HMOs is preferred. Should have a working knowledge of CMS and other government programs. Demonstrates an understanding of managed care contracts and payer operations. Must have a strong attention to detail, ability to solve problems while maintaining high accuracy and productivity. Must to able to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced work environment. Must have excellent customer service skills in working with physicians, payers, patients/guarantors and internal customers. Bilingual skills are a plus. Repetitive motion and strong visual skills required at a computer terminal. Requires sedentary tasks performed at work station. Must be able to move freely about department and facility.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.