University of Utah Health Care

Patient Charge Analyst

Requisition Number
44052
Reg/Temp
Regular
Employment Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm
Location Name
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Patient Care?
No
City
SALT LAKE CITY
State
UT
Department
HCH ANC 60R RADIATION ONCOLOGY
Category
Oncology

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position analyzes and evaluates each patient's intra-operative record of chargeable items and bills the patient appropriately. The incumbent provides information to managed care services for reimbursement issues, is responsible for archiving patient charges, and for working with, and in the absence of, the department's administrative assistant.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with surgery schedules to account for all patient charges.
  • Analyzes and evaluates each patient's intra-operative record and or chargeable items and procedures performed.
  • Ensures that all patient chargeable items are accounted for.
  • Prepares patient chargeable items for data entry and confers with equipment supply analysts to obtain appropriate pricing on implantable surgical devices.
  • Educates nursing staff in patient charge issues.
  • Develops, maintains and updates patient charge files and accesses patient charge files to confirm appropriate/accurate billing for audit purposes.
  • Acts as a resource person for departmental administrative assistant by assisting in purchasing of supplies, coordinating in-services, and problem solving with personnel issues.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
  • Demonstrated computer, data entry, time management, organizational and human relations skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Two years of medical billing/medical office experience, or equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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