Novant Health Financial Counselor in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Financial Advocate is responsible for resolving billing and insurance concerns for all acute care centers, ambulatory surgical centers, and clinics.
Responsible for the review of the patient financial information and the communication with the patient, and/or responsible party, of any third party reimbursement coverage and/or the portion due from the patient for healthcare services. Counselor will complete a social and financial assessment and appropriately refer patients who have no insurance coverage or qualify for financial assistance to a medical eligibility agency for potential assistance through Federal, State, or local healthcare programs. Responsible for the collection of payment or setting up payment plans prior to services being rendered, at time of admission, or during the discharge process. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.
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At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.
Education: High School Diploma or GED, required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years related in registration, insurance verification, financial counseling, and/or patient accounting, required. Minimum 1 year experience in hospital or healthcare setting, required.
Licensure/Certification: Notary Public Certification within 6 months of hire, required.
Additional Skills (required):
Personality traits of patience, empathy and compassion.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
Ability to speak clearly and concisely with a pleasant telephone voice.
Must be able to function in a fast paced environment.
Willing to work and contribute in a team environment. Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to work under pressure and in collaboration with a variety of individuals in various positions.
Flexible to change.
Ability to navigate a computer while on telephone.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of Billing/Finance processes, practices and concepts, registration, insurance verification and benefits, managed care and government payors.
Knowledge of Medical terminology and/or Medical claims.
Demonstrates ability in customer service problem resolution and relationship building.
Must type 40 wpm minimum. Excellent analytical skills.
Expected to become proficient in epic and legacy practice management systems with successful completion of all related competencies.
Ability to drive/travel to multiple facilities/locations as needed.
Additional Skills (preferred): Thorough knowledge of Federal and State laws as they apply to charity care, agency assistance, and debt collection preferred. EPIC software experience.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".
External Posting Title: Financial Counselor
Job Opening ID: 2022-147548
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External Company URL: https://www.novanthealth.org/careers.aspx