17-IIBA3180: Hospital Payment Poster (Hospital Cashier)
Work LocationIIBA Business Center
Employment StatusRegular
Typical Work DaysM-F
Typical Start Time8:00am
Typical End Time5:00pm
  
Key Job Duties and Responsibilities
Summary: The Cashier is responsible for timely processing of payments, refunds, and adjustments

General Description: Ensures that all insurance and self-pay payments, adjustments, and denials are posted to facilitate timely, accurate management of accounts receivable. Organizational, communication (written, verbal and personal), problem solving, prioritizing and decision-making skills are routinely used in everyday activities. There is minimum supervision and appropriate initiative must be taken to complete projects by the deadlines given.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Receives and records all acceptable methods of payments received to the appropriate patient or non-patient accounts.
• Processes 835 remittance files and balances appropriately.
• Identifies and posts appropriate adjustments, discounts and denials to accounts when warranted.
• Processes insurance refunds as determined by Biller.
• Balances daily payment batches with deposits through accounting.
• Researches and resolves any out of balance issues
• Scans, archives and files all deposit documents appropriately and in a retrievable and accessible manner.
• Investigates unidentified payments and resolves them promptly.
• Processes self- pay credit balances appropriately.
• Prepares daily bank deposits.
• Prepares monthly Swingbed and SNF statements.
• Receives questions from customers regarding accounts and either answers or refers them to the appropriate biller for assistance.
• Other special projects and duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience
Qualifications:
• Education: High School Diploma/GED required
• Experience: Two years of billing experience is desired
o Must have good judgment and memory to ensure that the appropriate action is taken on accounts.
o Knowledge of cashiering principles and insurance payment methods including recognizing appropriate adjustment and discount amounts.
o Must be able to use a 10 key.
o Possesses good time management skills.
o Has good accounts receivable skills.
o Speed and attention to detail.
o Experience in hospital or physician medical payment processing.
o Medical Terminology – knowledge of medical procedures.
• Licensure: N/A
• Certifications: N/A
• Computer Skills: Experience with the following computer applications is highly desired: Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel), Kronos; Replicon; Internet, Intranet, and hospital or physician accounting system.
• Background Check:
o Must be able to pass a background check required by RCW 43.43.830-840 to work with children under the age of 16, developmentally disabled persons or vulnerable adults
o In order to comply with provisions set forth in Sections 1128 and 1156 of the Social Security Act, all new employees of Inland Imaging Business Associates will be checked against the LIST OF EXCLUDED INDIVIDUALS provided by the Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Employees must not be included on this list.
• Drug Test: Eligible employees must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.