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Payment Posting Specialist

Company: Oregon Oncology Specialists
Location: Salem
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Oregon Oncology Specialists is a physician-owned practice that has been serving the needs of cancer patients in the mid-Willamette Valley for more than 40 years. Our culture goes hand-in-hand with our purpose: *We take care of people.* We do so by providing the highest quality care and by treating everyone - patients, families and each other - with compassion, respect and kindness.The value we place on a caring, respectful and welcoming culture has been part of our practice from the beginning. It extends from our physicians and other providers to every member of our team.Our commitment to our culture is not separate from the care we provide. Rather, we believe that creating a workplace where all are welcomed, and where we treat one another with dignity and respect, is integral to providing the highest quality care.The Revenue Cycle department is crucial to this mission because we strengthen both the patient and the Practice's financial wellbeing, thus allowing more opportunities for care for healing. We reduce the amount of stress patients experience with the cost and coordination of cancer care so that they can focus on physical and emotional wellbeing.We are currently recruiting for a professional and compassionate *Payment Posting Specialist* to join our Revenue Cycle team.*Position Overview *The *Payment Posting Specialist *is key to department success because s/he focuses on posting patient and insurance payer payments that impact both the revenue cycle at Oregon Oncology Specialists and our patients' ability to pay for care. The incumbent is responsible for posting and conveying high volumes of insurance, patient, and grant funding payments and adjustments that are received via check, credit card, and EFT. The position's objective is to maximize system efficiencies, reduce operational costs, increase accuracy, and improve reimbursement outcomes.*Essential Job Functions** Process and post insurance, patient and grant payments that are received daily via ACH/EFT, checks, cash, and credit cards, to include contracted and non-contracted insurance carriers - in accordance with company policies and procedures.* Reconcile pending checks, add checks, discard checks, and view reconciled checks for the current ledger date period.* Reconcile cash receipts and petty cash funds to accounts receivable balance.* Reconcile payments to the explanation of benefits (EOB) and electronic remittance advice (ERAs).* Post all zero pay insurance denials and other electronic remits.* Process and post virtual credit card payments received from facilities and insurance companies via merchant terminal.* Retrieve ERA for received payments from various websites.* Analyze data, identify issues, reach conclusions, and propose strategies for the resolution of complex reimbursement issues.* Utilize the electronic record (EHR) health information systems, and healthcare applications and have a good working knowledge of information technology - including Excel and other platforms as required.* Process balancing reports ensuring accurate posting.* Research and update posting discrepancies as needed.* Meet monthly closing deadlines.* Perform payment conveyances to maintain clean records of payment for both internal and patient purposes.*Required Qualifications: ** High School diploma or equivalent.* One year of experience in payment posting or ability to demonstrate competency within the first 30 days.* One year of experience with medical insurance terminology or ability to demonstrate competency within the first 30 days.* Knowledge of high-functioning EHR, billing systems, and applications (iKnowMed, Lynx, Centricity, Epic, etc.) or ability to demonstrate competency within the first 30 days.* Extensive verbal and written skills; ability to convey technical and accounting information clearly.* Ability to logically and accurately analyze details.* Demonstrated research and resolution related to denial management.* Demonstrated leadership skills.* Communicate with multiple levels within internal and external organizations with ease and effectiveness (e.g. physicians, APPs, clinical, management, and support staff).* Excellent PC operating skills and use of MS Office.*Preferred Qualifications: ** Basic bookkeeping and accounting knowledge.* At least one year of experience demonstrating accounting, posting, and billing success in a medical practice setting.* Understanding of Unlimited Systems Revenue Cycle software.* Spanish-speaking*Position Highlights** Full time, no evenings or weekends* Overtime eligible* Family-oriented leadership* Positive, supportive atmosphere* Competitive wages, incented bonuses, paid holidays and paid time off* Retirement savings plan with a great employer contribution* In 2021 OOS was named a Top Workplace for the Oregon and Southwest Washington regions, based on employee satisfaction surveys.* As a physician-owned practice, our leadership is local and we are not constrained by large health system bureaucracy.*A successful Payment Posting Specialist will...** Enjoy interacting with a variety of people, making the best of each interaction.* Practice the balance of cooperation and urgency daily.* Have strong attention to detail, a curious mind, and motivation to learn.* Create and maintain regular systems around posting, tracking, and reporting.* Possess extraordinary critical thinking and organizational skills.* Be a self-starter who can influence positive change.* Possess unrelenting determination.* Thrive in team environments.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:* Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:OOS is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors and employees. PPE is provided and sanitation measures are in place to ensure the safest environment possible.Ability to commute/relocate:* Salem, OR 97301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Application Question(s):* Remote work is not available for this position. Are you (or will you be) within commuting distance of this workplace?Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* payment posting: 1 year (Preferred)* medical terminology: 1 year (Preferred)* iKnowMed, Lynx, Centricity or Epic: 1 year (Preferred)* bookkeeping and/or accounting: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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