Prime Healthcare

Collector

Facility Sherman Oaks Hospital
Location
US-CA-Sherman Oaks
ID
2022-98021
Category
Admin
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At Sherman Oaks Hospital, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, Sherman Oaks Hospital is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Sherman Oaks Hospital is a 153-bed, not-for-profit, acute-care community hospital located in Sherman Oaks, California. Staffed with over 500 employees and an extraordinary team of physicians, the hospital is recognized for advanced technology and compassionate care and provides 24/7 emergency care in addition to a full range of specialized medical, surgical, and diagnostic services to improve and save lives. Sherman Oaks Hospital has been nationally recognized multiple times as a "100 Top Hospital" by Fortune/Merative, holds an "A" grade in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, Patient Safety Excellence recognition from Healthgrades, and more. For more information, visit www.shermanoakshospital.org.

Responsibilities

The Collector is responsible for the follow-up performed on insurance balances or self pay accounts to ensure payment without delay is received from the insurance companies or uninsured patients or the account is converted to another financial payer. Communicates clearly and efficiently by phone and in person with our clients and staff members. Maintains productivity standards and reports. Obtains updated demographic information and all necessary information needed to comply with insurance billing requirements. Forwards updated information to responsible staff members for computer changes. Operates computer to input follow up notes and retrieve collection and patient information. Is able to write effective appeals to insurance companies.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience
  1. Experience in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable preferred.
  2. Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Ability to multi-task, prioritize needs to meet required timelines.
  4. Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  5. Customer Services experience required.
  6. High School Graduate or GED Equivalent Required (effective 4/1/14 for all new hires)


We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you E16need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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