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SoutheastHEALTH Administrative Assistant in Jackson, Missouri

Administrative Assistant

Administrative - Clerical Jackson, MO Jackson Primary Care Full-Time

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Day ShiftThe Administrative Assistant shall be responsible for coordinating work flow of billing insurance and other assigned duties in the specific Clinic, on a daily basis, including patient schedulingBegin

  • Records daily and weekly patient billing

  • Assists in preparing and collecting physician charges for in-patient hospital and clinic patients

  • Prepares information for patient billing for commercial, governmental and private payments

  • Maintains patient/physician billing information

  • Obtains needed information from patients medical record for billing purposes

  • Job requires understanding of specific needs of customers and patients

  • Must understand EPM/EMR

  • Bill clinic/hospital procedures

  • Apply payments to accounts

  • Answer multiple phone lines

  • Schedule appointments, tests, referrals

  • Participates in the training of new employees if needed

  • Register patients – pre-cert insurance companies

  • Order office and medical supplies when necessary

  • Filing of medical records

  • Must have knowledge of insurance processing, ICD9-CPT knowledge/experience

  • Performs other duties as assigned

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  • Must possess good math and communication skills

  • Minimum of high school education or GED is required

  • Minimum of one year experience in a hospital business office or clinic practice is preferred

  • Some college level education is desirable, but is not required

  • Understanding of medical billing software is essential

  • Healthcare background is a plus

  • Must possess understanding of physician billing and ability to learn medical coding for billing purposes

  • Must be patient/customer service oriented

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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