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Admissions & Collections Clerk - (Regular and Temporary Pool)

Company: County of Riverside
Location: Banning
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITION The County of Riverside's University Health System seeks candidates to fill regular and temporary Admissions & Collection Clerk positions at various locations. The incumbents will perform specialized clerical work which includes: checking-in, admitting, pre-registering, or scheduling patients for hospitalization or clinic visits.The department is seeking candidates that have medical front office experience, greeting and checking in patients, obtaining medical insurance information, verifying eligibility, collecting co-pays and scheduling appointments.Candidates with admissions and collections experience are highly desired. Bilingual candidates are highly desired.Temporary rate of pay: $18.8164 Shift Differentials: 3:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m sixty cents (0.60 -) per hour 11:00 p.m. and7:00 a.m. twenty cents ($1.20) per hour **Employees who work day shift between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. shall not be entitled to a shift differential.** Candidates may specify their employment type, shift, and location preferences in the application questions.Meet the team! www.ruhealth.org EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES --- Review patient personal data to evaluate the patient's eligibility for medical assistance programs using formal medical program guidelines.--- Review patient insurance forms and cards to ensure completeness and accuracy as required by assistance programs and private insurance carriers for billing and payment.--- Evaluate possible assistance eligibility and refer patients to Medi-Cal and MISP as appropriate.--- Contact patient's medical insurance carrier to obtain authorization for treatment and verify eligibility and coverage.--- Assist patients with scheduling hospital or clinic appointments in person or over the phone.--- Pre-register scheduled services during scheduling process or any time prior to receiving services as directed by supervisor or manager. --- Receive and record payments for medical treatment from patients.--- Record payment information on patient payment receipt and log this information on the appropriate forms.--- Complete patient medical information or MISP Share of Cost Forms; attach cash payment receipt to ensure reimbursement from medical assistance program.--- Refer patients with problem accounts to Patient Accounts for review of account status.--- Receive required information from patients and complete medical forms to ensure accuracy of patient data.--- Collect and prepare receipt for monies.--- Register patients for medical services such as emergency treatment and non-emergency walk-in treatment.--- Serve as a resource person for patient registration in the Riverside University Health System (RUHS) clinics.--- Assist in conducting outpatient registration audits and participate in RUHS quality assurance initiatives.--- Reconcile daily charge sheets of patient visits to ensure that charges for healthcare services rendered are captured in a timely manner. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OPTION I Experience: Two years of clerical experience including three months performing admissions, collections, or billing functions in a hospital, mental health, or public healthcare agency. (Completion of 18 semester or 27 quarter units from an accredited college or university in secretarial sciences, office practices, business education, or a closely related field to the assignment may substitute for one year of the non-specialized experience.) OPTION II Experience: Two years of clerical experience including three months performing admissions, collections, or billing functions in a hospital, mental health, or public healthcare agency. (Completion of 360 hours of training from a recognized occupational training program in secretarial sciences, business education, or a closely related field; to the assignment may substitute for one year of the non-specialized experience.) OPTION III Experience: Two years of clerical experience including three months performing admissions, collections, or billing functions in a hospital, mental health, or public healthcare agency. (Six months of clerical experience in a medical setting may substitute for one year of the non-specialized experience.)SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION TAP BENEFITS (for TAP positions only): For the first 1,000 hours of work in a fiscal year, the employee is enrolled in and contributes to the County Temporary/Part-Time Employees' Retirement Plan, which is a 401(a) defined benefit pension plan. The County also contributes to the 401(a) on behalf of the employee. During this time, neither the employee nor the County pays into Social Security, and the employee is not enrolled in CalPERS. After 1,000 hours of work in any fiscal year, the employee and County stop contributing to the 401(a) and begin to pay into Social Security. The employee is also enrolled in CalPERS and begins to make contributions. Condition of Employment In accordance with the California Department of Public Health Order dated August 5, 2021, and amended December 22, 2021, health care facility workers who work in indoor settings where care is provided to patients or where patients have access for any purpose must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as follows: first dose of a one-dose regimen or second dose of a two-dose regimen, by September 30, 2021. Effective March 1, 2022, all healthcare facility workers must have their booster, obtain the booster within 15 days of becoming eligible for one, or a declination form on file for the booster. Consideration may be given to candidates who are in the process of completing their vaccination regimen. The Order allows for workers to be exempt from the vaccination requirements by providing the facility with a declination form signed by the individual stating either of the following: (1) the worker is declining vaccination based on Religious Beliefs; or (2) the worker is excused from receiving any COVID-19 vaccine due to Qualifying Medical Reasons. Workers who are exempted from the vaccination requirements must observe all other infection control requirements. A requirement of employment is to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Declination form (filled out by the candidate and their medical provider as appropriate), during the pre-employment process. Failure to submit the required documentation may render a candidate ineligible to move forward in the process. Veterans' Preference The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. See the policy here ( Download PDF reader ). What's Next?Open to All ApplicantsThis recruitment is open to all applicants. Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of The Riverside University Health System may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received. Application PeriodBASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. All applicants must submit a complete application by the closing date of this recruitment. No late applications will be permitted. Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application. Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( NACES ) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( AICE ). MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE: A choice of different medical, dental and visions plan are available to elect. The County provides a Flexible Benefit Credit contribution as governed by the applicable LIUNA Memorandum of Understanding to contribute towards the cost of these plans.Note: Employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment Program (TAP) receive different benefits. See the list here .MISCELLANEOUS RETIREMENT: County of Riverside has three retirement Tiers through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).Tier I (Classic Member - Formula 3% @ 60): Applicable to current and former County of Riverside local miscellaneous employees hired prior to 08/24/2012 and did not withdraw CalPERS contributions. The employee contribution is eight (8%) percent. Tier II (Classic Member - Formula 2% @ 60): Applicable to local miscellaneous employees 1) hired after 08/23/2012 through 12/31/2012; 2) Previously employed with another CalPERS contracting public agency or a reciprocal retirement system, with a break in service of less than six months between the separation date with the previous employer and the appointment date with the County of Riverside. The employee contribution is seven (7%) percent. Tier III (PEPRA New Member - Formula 2% @ 62): Applicable to CalPERS local miscellaneous new members hired on or after the implementation of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) which took effect January 1, 2013. As of July 1, 2020, the employee contribution is 7.25% and subject to change annually. A new member is defined as any of the following: A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any California Public Retirement System. A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who was a member with another California Public Retirement System prior to that date, but who is not subject to reciprocity upon joining CalPERS. A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS agency after a break in service of greater than six (6) months. CalPERS refers to all members that do not fit within the definition of a new member as "classic members".Contribution rates are subject to change based on the County of Riverside annual actuarial valuation.Note:This summary is for general information purposes only. Additional questions regarding retirement formulas can be sent to retirement@rivco.org or by calling the Benefits Information Line at (951) 955-4981,Option 2.If you have prior service credit with another CalPERS agency or within agencies, please contact CalPERS at (888) 225-7377 to determine which retirement tier would be applicable to you. CalPERS is governed by the Public Employees' Retirement Law. The Retirement Law is complex and subject to change. If there's any conflict between this summary and the law, the law will prevail over this summary.DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary employee contribution with a choice between two 457 deferred compensation plan options.VACATION ACCRUAL (Bi-Weekly Accrual):0

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