Seattle Children's Hospital Patient Account Specialist - Billing, Follow-up, Cash Specialist in Seattle, Washington
Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE
Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.
In 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.
As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.
Ensure timely and accurate billing and reimbursement of assigned accounts by following standard work processes and policies while providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers. Research and resolve denial records and payer requirements on assigned accounts in a compliant and efficient manner.
Minimum of one year of professional or hospital billing or accounts receivable follow-up experience, OR
Minimum of two years experience in a Revenue Cycle role working primarily with payors, OR
Completion of the Seattle Children's Revenue Cycle Coordinator program or accredited medical billing/coding program
Minimum of two years of experience in Windows environment.
More than two years clinic or hospital billing or accounts receivable follow-up experience.
Experience working with medical claims and electronic data interchange systems, e.g. Epic, Relay Health, Xactimed/Med Assets.
Medical billing/coding experience.
Bachelor’s degree or certified medical billing credential such as CRCS, Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist.
Basic project management experience.
In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.
In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.
Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.
Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.
External Job Title: Patient Account Specialist - Billing, Follow-up, Cash Specialist
Job ID / Requisition Number: 2021-41785
FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Shift: Day Shift
Street: 818 Stewart Street
Remote Work Percent: 090