Secures and obtains accurate patient data for complete financial clearance of admission of various admission types and locations. Interviews patients to determine accurate funding source information. Determines benefit level, coordination of benefits, coinsurance amounts for hospital and clinic services using knowledge of insurance verification. Performs pre-certification, referral coordination, and financial counseling. Communicates with pay patients about service charges and assists patient with payment arrangements. Collects copays, coinsurance and other monies that may be owed by patient. Ensures proper financial clearance for timely and correct reimbursement for services rendered at UHS.
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience required. Must have six (6) months of financial counseling related experience in a hospital/physician office setting. Experience and knowledge in obtaining insurance benefits, pre-certification and collection of monies is required. Knowledge in hospital contracts, in-network vs. out-of-network benefits and negotiations is preferred. Basic medical terminology and ICD 9 coding experience is preferred.
A Life-Saving Experience-Your Future at University Health System
You enjoy being in the thick of it.
It's the rush of saving a life. The opportunity to make a difference. It's
taking the time to really listen to a patient so you can do your best to
help. A sincere word of thanks from a patient's family. A smile from a
child. It's the camaraderie among professionals who push you further
than you ever thought you could go. It's these experiences that
solidify your dedication to helping others.
Experience Unlike Any Other
University Health System is where professionals have career-validating
experiences. Proudly owned by the people of Bexar County, we are
a nationally- recognized academic medical center, a Level I Trauma
Center and the primary partner of UT Medicine San Antonio. Every
day, we provide expert care delivered by people that care. We are in
search of unique individuals who thrive in an active environment and
who are truly committed to helping those in need. This will be the
experience that will define your career.
This is a place where miracles happen. As an institution committed
to its teaching and research missions, University Health System is
advancing health. As our doctors, nurses and other professionals
keep up with the latest medical advances, they're also developing
tomorrow's best practices today. This dedication is seen in the stories
of our patients. Your experience and dedication can be part of this
University Health System is the first and only health system in San
Antonio and South Texas to earn the prestigious Magnet status from
the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Only 6% of the
nation's hospitals earn this "gold standard" in measuring the quality
At University Health System, you'll make a difference in the lives of
people who put their trust in us. And, if you happen to work in the
fields of diabetes or kidney disease, you'll be joining one of the top 50
programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.
No matter your area of expertise, when you join our team you'll be
working for the health system named Best in the San Antonio Metro
Area in U.S. News' 2011-2012 Metro Rankings Report.
Transforming Ourselves For Our People
University Health System is building the future of healthcare through
a massive expansion program at University Hospital and our historic
Robert B. Green Campus. The projects include a million-square-foot,
state-of-the-art and beautiful ten-story hospital tower at the hospital.
It includes an expanded Emergency Department, new Operating
Suites and private patient rooms. It is scheduled to open in early 2014.
A new six-story Clinical Pavilion will open on the Robert B. Green
Campus in early 2013. It will define excellence in outpatient care and
include advanced imaging, an Ambulatory Surgery Center and an
expanded ExpressMed Urgent Care Clinic.