University of Texas Health Science Center Medical Office Billing Clerk-Intermediate in San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

The position is responsible for providing administrative support to all aspects of the revenue cycle in the Department of Anesthesiology. The revenue cycle includes hospital-based services, outpatient clinic services, and ambulatory surgery services. The primary function of this position will be to support and monitor the various functional areas of the revenue cycle under the direction of the Business Office Healthcare Manager.

Job Duties

Job Duty

Collect and coordinate billing documents such as missing operative reports, paper anesthesia records, billing sheets and other documents as needed. Organize and upload documentation using an internal billing system. Work billing queues within the billing system to prepare documents for the coding team.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

Ability to effectively communicate and respond to billing inquiries from providers, coding staff, and management both verbally and in writing. Aptitude to identify billing and complex patient issues to report to management for resolution. Work in collaboration with UT Medicine coders.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

Assist management in assessing success of revenue cycle monthly budget targets and performance metrics such as lag days. Identifying impediments to timely and efficient processing of billing documents. Apply basic troubleshooting skills and resolution and report complex issues to management.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

Must have ability to effectively function in an electronic medical record environment with programs such as Nexus, Epic, Sunrise and PICIS. Monitor and report any IT issues to ensure timely resolution.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

Compile and analyze information for inclusion in reports or presentation materials. Prepare charts, spreadsheets or tables as necessary. Assist management in planning and implementing improvements in the revenue cycle function based on assembled data.

Percentage Of Time 20

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary: Competitive

Required Qualifications: High school diploma or GED with three years of related experience to include clinical experience.

Career Family: Finance

Job Title: Medical Office Billing Clerk-Intermediate

Work Location: Main Campus (7703 Floyd Curl Drive)

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Number of hours per week: 40

Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle?: No

Preferred Qualifications: Customer service experience, by phone and in person, in a fast-paced environment preferred.

Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted: Yes

Requisition Number: 20161990

Security Sensitive Statement: All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.