Job Information

University of Utah Account Reconciliation Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 11/16/2021

Requisition Number PRN28479B

Job Title Insurance Account Representative

Working Title Account Reconciliation Specialist

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40.0

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

As arranged

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00209 - Univ Medical Billing - Oper

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $16.00 - $18.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

REMOTE WORK OPPORTUNITY . This is a full time position responsible for a variety of accounting duties related to medical billing functions. The assigned duties include analysis and proper application of payments. The incumbent may review accounts to aid in refunds or account reconciliation. Consider joining our team – the University of Utah is one of the top employers in the State and our benefit package is exceptional!

Responsibilities

  1. Reconciliation of electronic payment and statements from Non-Electronic and Electronic Data Interchange ( EDI ) insurance companies.
  2. Research and obtain necessary documentation from various organizations through mail, phone, e-mail, or fax to complete manual payment posting process of paper checks, and denials; in addition to reconciliation accuracy within established deadlines of accounts receivables through billing system.
  3. Organize and prioritize work to ensure projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  4. Act as a resource for sharing knowledge and information within the organization by communicating trends and potential process improvements.
  5. Meet productivity and accuracy expectations of the position.
  6. Overtime may be required.
  7. Other duties may be assigned.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of accounting or medical insurance claim experience; a basic understanding of debits and credits, word processing, spreadsheet, and ten-key by touch skills, strong analytical skills, and effective verbal and written communication and human relation skills required. Familiarity with commercial or government billing requirements and knowledge of insurance, coding, and medical terminology is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

  1. Knowledge of medical industry, insurance billing, explanation of benefits, CPT codes and medical terminology.
  2. Treasury and banking experience with electronic payments and credit card processing.
  3. Customer Service experience.
  4. Strong analytical, problem solving, and mathematical abilities
  5. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office required.
  6. The ability to be resourceful to gather information to resolve accounts.
  7. The qualified individual should have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn new duties and work together with our existing staff as a productive member of our team.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.