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Patient Account Specialist

Company: Copper Hills Youth Center
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesPatient Account Specialist - Behavioral HealthCopper Hills Youth Center, located in West Jordan, Utah, is a 24/7 secure residential treatment center (behavioral health) for male and female adolescents aged 12 through 17. We counsel, teach and mentor students who have psychiatric disorders. Our goal is to provide treatment that results in positive changes, allowing these youth to return to their families and communities.Copper Hills Youth Center is seeking a full time Patient Account Specialist.The Patient Account Specialist is responsible for maintaining assigned patient accounts from the start of admission to the concluding payment of services after discharge. This individual will be responsible for completing insurance verifications prior to admission in order to determine the patient's mental health benefits. This information will be relayed to the admissions coordinator and to the guarantor during financial counseling. Monthly, the specialist will bill for services, follow up with funding sources to ensure timely payment is received, and troubleshoot claim denials and payer issues for resolution. In addition, they will complete monthly eligibility verifications, assist with daily census reconciliation, and more. The Patient Account Specialist is a member of the Business Office team and as such will work closely with numerous departments including admissions, utilization management, and the clinical team.Benefits offered to full time staff include:Medical, Dental, Vision insurances at very affordable ratesBasic Life and Supplemental Life insuranceShort and Long-term Disability insuranceDependent Life insurance401k with Company MatchPaid time off for work life balanceAnd more!!If you are interested in joining a dynamic team and have what it takes to make a positive impact with staff and customers, please submit your resume via the online career center: include, but are not limited to:Bachelor's degree highlly preferred.Time Management: flexible and able to assess the priorities of the department on a daily basis. Able to complete all tasks accurately and timely within tight timeframes and meet strict attendance guidelines.Communication and analytical skills: able to work as a positive team member and compose professional documentation / appeals and efficient justifications based on accurately analyzing data.Attention to detail and proficient with excel, word, and computersPersonal Accountability is necessary as the individual is expected to meet the service excellence standards of the Business Office team.Basic understanding of medical terminology, insurance terminology, and billing standards is highly preferred.Minimum 21 years oldOne of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Copper Hills Youth Center, West Jordan , Patient Account Specialist, Other , West Jordan, Utah

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