Updated: Mar 4, 2023 Location: Anaheim Job Type: Department: Shared Business Office
UC Title: PAT BILLER 4
Position Number: 40324256
Reports to: Patient Billing & Coll Supv 1
Working Title: Biller IV
Cost Center: Shared Business Office (428551)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Date Created: 12/09/2021
Job Code: 004662
Shift: Not Applicable
The Biller IV Customer Service Rep is the advanced level in this series and capable of working with the most complex accounts and transactions within Single Billing Office, which includes physician and hospital receivables. Serves as a resource to other staff dealing with difficult accounts and needing help with troubleshooting. The Customer Service Rep will respond to questions from patients, physicians, payers and others regarding the status of accounts. Acts as a liaison between the Single Billing Office, hospital departments, physician offices and vendors. The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our:
Hourly Rate Minimum $27.78 Midpoint $31.16 Maximum $34.54
Core Organizational Functions:
ACCOUNTABILITY: Responsible for the achievements and success of UC Irvine Health. Follows through and meets commitments; accountable for own actions and supportive of colleagues; presents self in appearance and actions in a manner that conveys professionalism and pride in area of responsibility; projects a positive presence and ensures that work related or personal frustrations are kept separate from patient care and professional activities; takes responsibility for problems and solutions; follows existing policies and procedures.
RESPECT: Foster an environment of mutual respect and trust among ourselves and with all whom we serve. Is always compassionate and empathetic for both patients and team members; makes eye contact, smiles and or greets every individual using the individual's name, if known; treats all guests and co-workers with the utmost respect, dignity, courtesy and respects their confidentiality; arrives to meetings on time; keeps personal conversations with other employees offstage, out of earshot of patients and visitors.
INTEGRITY: Tells the truth and strives to earn the trust of those around us. Takes pride in their work, being honest and accountable in their words and actions; meets or exceeds department defined service expectations; makes the right decision in the best interest of UC Irvine Health.
INNOVATION: Seeks ideas and approaches that can change the way the world discovers, teaches and heals. Approaches work creatively and continuously looks for new and flexible ways to solve problems; encourages and implements ideas to improve safety, customer service and operational performance; works to create efficient and effective systems so that time is not spent repeating and fixing problems; initiates and supports change.
SERVICE: Collaborates to effectively and compassionately serve our patients, each other and the community. Anticipates customer's needs; maintains a calm, quiet, healing environment; accepts assignments graciously and carries out duties with pride; recognizes that every individual has an area of expertise and his/her contribution is valuable; keeps patients, families, customers and team members informed about time, thanks the person for waiting, and apologizes for delays.
EXCELLENCE: Committed to achieving the highest level of excellence in patient care, discovery and education. Demonstrates pride; practices humility; embraces greatness; encourages and praises others for work well done; learns to grow developing self and others personally and professionally; is accurate and strives for excellence; creates a positive and productive work climate.
Must have excellent computer skills
Good math skills to accurately perform a variety of calculations related to patient accounting
Advanced knowledge of a variety of non-governmental and governmental payers
Advanced knowledge of revenue cycle processes gained from previous related work experience in a healthcare setting
Ability to resolve routine and non-routine errors independently and to assist others in problem solving
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Ability to facilitate cash collection on patient accounts
Demonstrated experience or knowledge of hospital and physician receivables
Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with PFS staff, PBG Staff and standalone physician billing offices, leaders of the organization, payers, patients and their families and the external community
Skilled at using computerized systems and applications to maintain/update patient accounting information
Analytical Skills required to research and explain patient balances
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to Work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (949) 824-0500, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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