• Financial Counselor

    Barnabas HealthHamilton, NJ 08609

    Job #1373839429

  • Financial Counselor
    Req #: 7156
    Category: Accounting/Finance
    Status: Part-Time
    Shift: Day
    Facility: RWJ Hamilton

    Patient Access Services, One Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton, NJ 08619

    Position Summary:

    The Financial Counselor conducts financial screenings of patients in order to secure payment for healthcare services for those that are uninsured and underinsured. Identifies the appropriate payment source, which may include patient payment, enrollment in government programs including Medicaid and Charity Care or other payment sources. Daily tasks include creating estimates and collecting point of service cash when appropriate, providing timely and appropriate referrals for various state medical assistance programs, collecting all necessary documentation and patient signatures and verifying commercial payers including updating the patients financial record in the appropriate HIS.

    Minimum Education/Requirements:
    • High school graduate or equivalent required
    • Similar hospital billing or accounting experience
    • Knowledge of Charity Care. Uncompensated Care, and Medicaid guidelines and regulations
    • Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance verification preferred
    • Candidate must be detail-oriented
    • Computer experience required
    • A minimum of three years insurance authorization/pre-certification experience required.
    • Knowledge of insurance, insurance verification and TOS collections.
    • Prior experience in hospital admissions preferred.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Bilingual preferred.

    RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Description:

    Barnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than two million patients each year. Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.

    Barnabas Health offers a broad depth and breadth of services and is one of the leading health care systems in the nation, receiving widespread recognition for clinical excellence and patient safety. Barnabas Health’s network includes seven acute care hospitals, two children’s hospitals, a behavioral health center, including a statewide behavioral health network, ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, specialized women’s health services, and comprehensive home care and hospice services. Our 5,200 doctors and 21,000 employees deliver top quality care to 1.5 million outpatients, 220,000 inpatients, and 540,000 Emergency Department patients, and deliver 20,000 babies each year.

    We want our patients and their families to know that they can expect the highest level of care, delivered cost-effectively, wherever they see the name Barnabas Health. Each Barnabas employee contributes to a culture of responsibility, improvement, and quality at every one of our facilities, every day.