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Esperanza Health Center

Senior Billing Specialist

Esperanza Health Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 05/07/2010
Categories: Health Care
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Esperanza Health Center serves over 6,000 patients in the North Philadelphia community, providing holistic, bilingual and bicultural health care services. Esperanza's health care providers are all highly-qualified and Board-certified, and everyone on the clinical staff speaks both Spanish and English. Esperanza has been recognized on multiple occasions by several local managed care plans for excellence in care.

Esperanza Health Center has two locations in North Philadelphia:

3156 Kensington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19134

2940 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
(Closed Saturdays)

Medical Services at Esperanza Health Center

Esperanza Health Center serves over 6,000 patients through over 24,000 medical care visits annually, and is recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Esperanza meets patient needs daily by offering comprehensive primary medical services for adults and children.

Esperanza Health Center is Currently looking to fill the Position of Senior Billing Specialist

Job Summary: Esperanza Health Center seeks a qualified and committed Christian professional for a full-time Senior Billing Specialist position. The Senior Billing Specialist is responsible for: 1) direct supervision of billing staff; 2) preparing and submitting clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper; 3) maintaining up-to-date responses to claim denials and correspondence with insurance companies; 4) performing various collection actions for past due balances from insurance companies and patient payments; 5) training other health center departments on billing practices; and 6) working as a part of a team to lead and complete various finance and billing projects as assigned by the Billing Manager and Finance Director, primarily with regards to revenue cycle management.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required. Two or more years of previous medical billing experience minimum. Must demonstrate working knowledge of medical billing/collection practices, medical coding, third-party operating procedures and practices, ICD/CPT coding, and medical terminology. Requires substantive Medicare/Medicaid experience. Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, able to work independently, and take on leadership roles within a team. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel required. Previous supervision, administrative, dental billing and clerical experience strongly preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.
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