Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 12:37 PM
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: ACCOUNTANT I :
Salary: 24, Annually
Posting Closing Date: 03/06/2018
Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health : Pinellas County. The Department of Healths mission is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.
The Florida Department of health is responsible for health and safety of all citizens and visitors to the state. As a public health agency, the Florida Department of Health must monitor the health status of Floridians, diagnose and investigate health problems, and mobilize local communities to address health:related issues. The Florida Department of Health develops policies and plans that support health goals, enforce laws and regulations that protect the health of all residents and visitors, and link people to needed health care services.
This position works in Finance and Accounting Accounts Receivable Department. The position is responsible for Medical Billing and Coding. The employee in this position will spend a great deal at the computer completing data entry work, which may require the employee to sit more than 3:4 hours at a time. This position will operate office/computer equipment such as printers, copiers, scanners, and letter folding machine. The ideal candidate for this position should be detailed oriented and have basic knowledge and understanding in the use of Procedural and diagnosis code manuals and other medical billing reference material. The salary for this positions includes a competitive area differential of 24.80 bi:weekly.
Other duties and responsibilities of this position includes, but are not limited to the following:
:Verifying client insurance eligibility status.
:Researching and verifying outstanding claims.
:Maintaining and retrieving data received by using the approved Department of Health computer systems/databases.
:Submit claims to the appropriate payer.
:Reviewing and verifying claim information is accurate before submitting/transferring claims to the payer for reimbursement.
:Retrieving data from Crystal and/or Logi reports, daily.
:Downloading and sorting data from daily reports into Excel spreadsheets to utilize incompleting daily assignment(s) to ensure performance standards and department goals are met. .
:Proficiency in Excel
:Proficiency in Microsoft Office
:Proficient typing skills
:Basic literacy and numeracy skills.
:Strong organizational skills.
:Time Management skills is a must.
:Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
:Displays excellent phone etiquette, a friendly and polite tone.
:Demonstrates excellent customer services skills.
:Demonstrates the ability to work independently, well with others and be a team player.
Other Desirable Qualifications
:Knowledge and understanding of Privacy and Security Laws and HIPAA guidelines.
:Knowledge of and/or experience working in the Department of Health Billing Portal.
:Knowledge of verifying client insurance in the Florida Medicaid System.
:Knowledge of reviewing and analyzing outstanding accounts receivable.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES, INCLUDING UTILIZATION OF EQUIPMENT, REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
:Utilization of various office equipment including, fax machine, copier/scanner, printer, and other equipment required for the position.
:Knowledge of office procedures and practices.
:Basic telephone skills.
:Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, professional and courteous manner.
:Ability to work independently and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
:Computer skills and accompanying software programs including and not limited to MS Word,
• Location: Tampa
• Post ID: 47680832 tampa