Kforce Office Clerk in Lewiston, Maine
Kforce has a client in search of a Office Clerk in Lewiston, ME. Summary: The main function of a general office clerk may include sorting documents, payroll records, take inventory, and distributing mail. A typical office clerk acts as an information and communication distributor for an office. Job Responsibilities:
Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, and address complaints.
Greets visitors, ascertains their identity, has them sign in and notifies appropriate employee of visitor arrival.
Answer telephones, direct calls and take messages.
Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities, business transactions and other activities.
Compute, record and proofread data and other information, such as records or reports.
Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems.
High School diploma or equivalent
Knowledge of business and accounting processes usually obtained from an Associate's degree, with a degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Health Care Administration preferred
Must have 1 years of Healthcare (Hospital or physician) related AR experience
EPIC experience is a plus
Knowledge of insurance guidelines, including HMO/PPO, Medicare, and state Medicaid Follow up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe
Knowledge of HMO/PPO, Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer requirements and systems
Effective communication abilities for phone contacts with insurance payers to resolve issues
Customer service skills for interacting with patients regarding medical claims and payments, including communicating with patients and family members of diverse ages and backgrounds
Able to work in a team environment
Problem-solving skills to research and resolve discrepancies, denials, appeals, collections
Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
Knowledge of medical terminology likely to be encountered in medical claims
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:11.00Maximum Compensation:11.00