Surgery Care Affiliates Collections Representative Clerk (FT) - South County Surgical Center in St. Louis, Missouri
Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.
Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…
· Positive work culture
· Career growth opportunities
· Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
· Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
· Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
· Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
· Excellent 401(k) Plan
Accountabilities / Responsibilities
The Collections Representative will be responsible for thorough and timely patient account follow up to ensure accurate accounts receivable reporting, and to ensure payments by primary and secondary payers and/or self-pay patients are accurate.
The Collections Representative will be responsible for daily generation of patient statements. The Collections Representative will be responsible for answering patient calls and correspondence while providing timely, accurate, professional responses and resolution.
The Collections Representative will function within the Center’s policies and procedures, support SCA Values, SCA Vision and SCA Mission.
High school diploma or equivalent required
(5) years experience with Medical collections preferred
Medical terminology, ICD-9 and CPT knowledge required
Individual must have strong computer and data entry skills and a strong in depth contract comprehension
Must be able to work within the team & independently, handle multiple tasks efficiently and maintain confidentiality
Must be a teamplayer, communicate well and interact in a positive manner with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other facility teammates to ensure the overall success of our center
As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility’s success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
# of Openings 1
System ID 13620
Employee Type Regular
Employee Status Full-time