• Payment Research and Posting Specialist

    Job ID
    2018-22536
    Employment Type
    full-time
    Hours Per Week
    40.00
    Onsite Work Schedule Details
    8:30 -5 or approved schedule
    Address
    3200 Spring Forest Road
    City
    Raleigh
    State
    NC
  • Overview

    Payment Research and Posting Specialist position is responsible for completing daily account-related functions in an efficient and timely manner.

    Duties include researching and reconciling accounts, completing daily deposits, posting, researching credit balances, communicating with clients, operating a variety of client systems, having knowledge of regulatory bodies, understanding collections terminology, using critical thinking skills and adhering to compliance protocols.  Work requires a general understanding of accounting, specific client preferences, the unit's organization, program functions and knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.  Performs other related duties as necessary.

    Responsibilities

    • Create, distribute, maintain, and file various accounting reports.
    • Identify charges for proper application of funds.
    • Post payments and adjustments from various healthcare operating systems.
    • Perform daily deposit and balancing.
    • Analyze and interpret accounting documents requiring great attention to detail.
    • Research, resolve and reconcile accounts while utilizing various medical billing systems.
    • Identify trends, determine root cause for discrepancies and provide feedback to leadership.
    • Review credit balance accounts for reallocation of  funds or refund.
    • Interact with client and internal departments to ensure proper account handling.
    • Perform routine tasks or repetitious tasks with care and attention.
    • Respond to incoming client requests and handle in a prompt, courteous and professional manner.
    • Complete or assist with time-sensitive reconciliation reports, exception reports and projects.
    • Perform file maintenance for corrections and additions to patient records.
    • Constantly evaluate processes to maximize efficiency and reduce cost.
    • Coordinate and lead special projects as requested.
    • Maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism at all times and work in a cooperative manner with managers,   supervisors, co-workers, customers and the public.
    • Understand and abide by the corporate policies and procedures, employee handbook, and the harassment and drug-free workplace policies.
    • Maintain regular and predictable attendance in accordance with the company’s policy.
    • Complete all assigned task in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness.
    • Other duties as assigned or requested by Supervisory or Managerial personnel such as acting as back up in other departments and training of other representatives.
    • Ensure HIPAA, FDCPA and FCRA compliance.

    Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of medical operating systems such as Epic, Meditech, Paragon etc.
    • Soft skills including but not limited to: ability to analyze and resolve problems; active listening skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to complete required tasks within established time frames.
    • Basic accounting and medical terminology required.
    • Excellent data entry and 10 key skills; Typing proficiency of minimum 50 WPM required.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel required.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, associates and management.
    • Skill in exercising initiative, judgment and decision-making to achieve department objectives.

    About nThrive

    Be Inspired. Ignite Change. Transform Health Care. 

    From Patient-to-PaymentSM, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Our colleagues share a united passion to help health care organizations strengthen their financial position, which translates to accessible, quality care for all. This passion fuels our drive to innovate and participate in community outreach through the nThrive CARES program. Our colleagues are encouraged to think differently and empowered to make a lasting impact that ensures our health care providers, and our world, are healthy and productive.

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