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Sr. Customer Service Representative (Medical Biller) Job in Golden, Colorado

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Job Title: Sr. Customer Service Representative (Medical Biller)

Employer:Jefferson County Government, CO
Type:FULL TIME
Skills:billing,coding,auditing,insurance,communication,leadership
Preferred Certifications:CPT,HCPCS,ICD10,modifiers
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden 80419, CO, US
Date Posted:10/24/2019
Are you seeking 'More Than a Paycheck?'


Do you want to serve your community in a way that's friendly, composed, and professional? At JeffCo, we are looking for customer-focused individuals just like YOU who take pride in their work, have an eye for detail, and believe in a positive attitude. Whether you are coming from a job where travel is mandatory, or leaving a company with an overwhelming schedule, you can find a better quality of life working with the JeffCo community. We offer exciting benefits such as flex time, generous holiday schedules, and regular business hours so you can stay put, spend more time with family, and enjoy all the amenities Jefferson County has to offer!

This position provides you the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges in a solution-focused manner. Jefferson County Public Health Department provides employment opportunities in compliance with all pertinent federal, state, and local laws. We value and respect employee participation in the delivery of quality services to and on behalf of our community.

As our Sr. Customer Service Representative in Public Health you will perform and coordinate a variety of important administrative and customer service based duties which include managing federal and commercial insurance claims. 

About Jefferson County Public Health:

Creating health equity, which means everyone has the opportunity to attain their highest level of health, is a guiding principle of Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH). All positions within the agency are expected to contribute toward achieving health equity in Jefferson County. JCPH is committed to the diversity of its staff, as well as providing culturally responsive programs and services that help to reduce health inequities in Jefferson County. As such, JCPH welcomes and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply for positions within the agency.

JCPH Mission

Promoting and protecting health across the lifespan through prevention, education and partnerships for all people

JCPH Vision

Healthy People, Healthy Places

Guiding Principles
  • Respect: We approach all people with esteem, understanding, dignity and empathy.
  • Equity: We approach all people with fairness, impartiality and a willingness to help others.
  • Collaboration: We work collectively for the mutual benefit of the community through the sharing of information, responsibility, resources and ideas to achieve our mission.
  • Trust: We act with benevolence, integrity, transparency, reliability and competence.
  • Innovation: We empower our staff to develop ideas, measure processes and improve methods to achieve our vision.

Read more at JCPH About Page!

Essential Duties

As part of the customer service team you will work with other team members to create a strong customer service environment to meet the needs of our clients and staff. 

  • You will take a lead role in the medical claims process while collaboratively working with other teams to address procedural changes that impact the billing process while reviewing and updating billing contracts. 
  • Duties will include but are not limited to processing private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and various other medical claims, answer billing questions, address claim denials and submission discrepancies.
  • You will also communicate with insurance companies to resolve disputes and claim denials, accurate and precise data entry in an electronic health record database, reporting of daily activities, ability to perform medical billing functions and troubleshooting using ICD-10 conventions, develop and compile appeals, clarify payment responsibilities, verify and confirm payment and outstanding balances as well as perform other general administrative tasks that support the daily functions of the Public Health Department.
  • You will accurately manage patient accounts in an electronic health record database while reporting daily activities and discussing billing updates amongst other members of our billing group.
  • This position will verify, confirm and report payment and outstanding patient balances. 

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate
  • Minimum of one year experience in customer service, medical billing, medical coding, and/or similar.
  • Must be able to keep HIPAA client confidentiality and protect the privacy of client information.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three years medical billing and medical coding experience
  • Understands medical coding using ICD10, CPT, HCPCS, and modifiers
  • Medical coding certification
  • Experience working with  Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial insurances
  • Experience in a medical clinic or public health environment
  • Experience with electronic health record software and proficiency in using Microsoft office products
Knowledge, skills, and attributes that would be beneficial and lead to success in this role include:
  • The preferred candidate will have outstanding customer service and communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills working with individuals, groups, and staff.
  • Show ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to interpret and disseminate complex data
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude with great problem-solving skills and be able to work effectively in a team and independent environment.  
  
Additional Information:

  • Offer of employment contingent on criminal history, MVR check and education verification.
  • Must provide immunization record or prove immunity to comply with departmental Communicable Disease Control Policy within thirty days of hire.
  • Must have valid driver's license, if you are from out of state, you must obtain a valid Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire date and you must not have any major violations, nor more than one DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.

Applying

Please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/jefferson/jobs/2609397/sr-customer-service-representative-medical-biller

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