HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Financial Counselor- St Marks in Salt Lake City, Utah

Parallon believes that organizations that continuously learn and improve will thrive. That's why, after more than a decade, Parallon remains dedicated to helping hospitals and hospital systems operate knowledgeably, intelligently, effectively and efficiently in the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace, today and in the future. As one of the healthcare industry's leading providers of business and operational services, Parallon is uniquely equipped to provide a broad spectrum of customized services in the areas of revenue cycle, purchasing, supply chain, technology, workforce management and consulting. Parallon's purpose is simple. We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Visit all self-paying patients in-house • Provide estimates to patients and/or physicians as requested • Generate insurance verification and precertification reports daily and follow up with case management and insurance verification departments as appropriate • Post ER and Patient Access deposits into PA system • Contact insurance companies for patient benefits and precertification requirements • Review alpha census daily for visits exceeding the original length of precertification and work closely with utilization review for concurrent certification • Assist patients with payment arrangements and charity applications • Work closely with outside agencies in helping patients apply for Medicaid and state aid • Maintain insurance files regarding updates and changes • Forward problems or concerns to Patient Access Manager • Enter pertinent insurance information into CPCS and prorate account • Enter notes into the collections system for all patient encounters • Maintain professional image and implement excellent customer service to customers • Complete financial analysis and collect estimated patient liabilities • Follow up with patients for necessary signatures if they were incomplete at time of hospitalization • Consistently receive and receipt payments from patients for hospital services in accordance with internal cash control procedures • Interact with Patient Account Services Insurance Verification Department in establishing up-front payment arrangements with patients • Attends in-service presentations, and completes mandatory education week, including but not limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvements, MSDS and OSHA standards. • Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to report potential patient safety issues. • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES • Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing • Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations • Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties • PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in PC applications as required • Policies & Procedures - demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems • Basic skills - able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately EDUCATION • High school diploma or GED required EXPERIENCE • At least one year of collections experience required • Relevant education may substitute experience requirement CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - N/A

Title: Financial Counselor- St Marks

Location: Utah-Salt Lake City-St. Mark%27s Hospital

Requisition ID: 08942-125363