HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Financial Counselor - Cancer Support Services - FT Days in Kansas City, Missouri

_Research Medical Center__–__Kansas City, MO_ _Financial Counselor- Cancer Support Services - FT Days_ __ Founded more than 125 years ago by German physicians,Research Medical Centeris a 490-bed facility and has become one of the crown jewels in the HCA Midwest Health System. Located in the heart of Kansas City, Research Medical Center is among the only tertiary care centers serving Kansas City proper. Over the past century, this institution has built a tradition of serving residents in Kansas City and a 150-mile surrounding region with exceptional patient care and leading technology. Research Medical Center has completed more than $120 million in capital improvements, including new lobby and admitting areas, renovated and expanded Cancer Center and Women’s Care Unit, construction of all private patient rooms and doubling the Emergency Department.

*Research Medical Center*is currently looking for a*Financial Counselor- Cancer Support Services - FT Days.* * * * * *_Responsibilities:_* * The Financial Counselor shall be a designated member of the Cancer Center who must understand detailed cancer/oncology terminology, related insurance rules and regulations and the demographics of the oncology care community. * Responsibilities will also include coordinating financial aspects of care in conjunction with the PAS Department-Patient Financial Counselor. * The financial counselor will work with patients and their families beginning with the evaluation for treatment and continuing through and after treatment, in a compassionate and tactful manner in order to help facilitate access to and provide continuity of care. They will help the patient understand the billing process and will help the patient resource options for financial aid from outside sources. * The financial counselor will use knowledge of insurance companies and oncology care to coordinate coverage for patient. * The financial counselor will also work with other members of the Cancer Center, insurers, and administrative personnel.

_Qualifications:_ * Two-year associate degree from an accredited institution in Health Information Management (HIM) or other business-related field required. * In lieu of Associate Degree will consider work experience in medical insurance benefit, coverage assessment, processing and invoicing for a total of 6 years.
* Excellent oral & written communication skills along with reasoning and mathematical skills. Must have knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy. * Working knowledge of commercial and Medicare insurance benefit coverage. * Knowledgeable of community services and programs available * Minimum three (3) years of experience in a medical office group with insurance coordination and coding as part of that experience. * Prefer experience with oncology care. * Experience in ICD-9CM and CPT-4 coding. * Experiencewith Computer, calculator, Microsoft Word & Excel

Title: Financial Counselor - Cancer Support Services - FT Days

Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Research Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09727-44040