Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists the Manager or Director of Patient Financial Services in supervising the daily operations in billing, follow up, bad debt collections, or cash posting. Supervises staff, schedules, and daily operations to ensure that these functions are carried out timely and accurately. Oversees activities and processes within billing, collections, posting, follow up, and denials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.

Work Experience (Years and Area): Five (5) years healthcare experience in Patient Access, Patient Accounts, or related area. Knowledge of patient registration and billing system preferred.

Management Experience (Years and Area): Two (2) years supervisory experience in healthcare setting preferred

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence /Reports)

Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, P.C., Statistical, Typing, and Word Proc.

Work Schedule - Flexible

Other Requirements: Must be able to interact successfully in a culturally diverse environment.

Application Instructions

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