MUSCP - Financial Counselor I

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Entity: MUSC Physicians
Department: Bu/Multi-Specialty Outreach
Sub Department: UMA05-003-Dpt/West Ashley Clinic
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Charleston, SC-West Ashley, MUSC Health West
Categories: Clerical and Administrative Support
Pay scale: MUSCP-G07: $26,318 - $39,579

Entity/Organization:  MUSC Physicians (MUSCP)

Hours per week:  40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:   Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Pay Basis/FLSA:  Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose:  To promote timely reimbursement and satisfaction of patient accounts.  To assist patients and physicians in establishing or obtaining adequate funding for services rendered.  To provide assistance to physicians and patients concerning billing procedures and account inquiries.

Minimum Education and Requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent with one year as a Medical Office Assistant or 2 years of physician practice/financial experience.   Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to express ideas, both written and oral.  Requires extensive knowledge of insurance verification and pre-certification.  Medical terminology and coding preferred. Excellent communication skills required to include telephone skills.  Previous experience in collections/counseling helpful.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements:  Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors.  Frequently lift and/or carry objects weighing 20 lbs (+/-) unassisted. Lift from 36" to overhead 15 lbs.  Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.

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