The Pathology Department is seeking a Pro Fee Coordinator that will be responsible for assisting in maintaining and monitoring the day to day processing of functions within the business unit. Responsible as a team lead in assisting in reviewing and analyzing the accuracy of staff work. Will assist in weekly and monthly report preparation, developing office policies and procedures, serve as a lead for troubleshooting and problem solving and will be expected to exercise independent judgment. Maintain strict confidentiality of patient and staff information. Promote team work and assist in identifying areas of improvement and recommend coordinated actions to bring about changes.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for maintaining and monitoring the day to day processing of assigned billing functions within the Unit.
Serve as team lead responsible for reviewing and analyzing the accuracy of staff work.
Responsible for overseeing the business unit in the absence of the management.
Assist in training new staff and existing staff members.
Provide feedback regarding problems to management and assists in problem resolution.
Generate weekly and monthly productivity reports as assigned.
Communicate with appropriate individuals outside the assigned department or institution as designated by management.
Assists management in assigning and tracking a portion of the daily work.
Serves as back-up for report generation in Manager's absence.
Serve as a resource for staff questions and provides staff training as needed.
Identifies and resolve key issues and takes appropriate action to respond to complex patient and medical insurance inquiries.
Comprehensive knowledge and compliance of HIPAA rules and regulations in the dissemination of patient Protected Health Information (PHI).
Working knowledge of JHU/ PBS Billing Applications.
Utilize online resources to facilitate efficient claims processing.
Uses relevant functions of the EPIC billing system.
Professional & Personal Development
Participate in on-going educational activities.
Assist in the training of staff.
Keep current of industry changes by reading assigned material on work related topics.
Complete three days of training annually.
Service Excellence, Must Adhere to Service Excellence Standards
Continuous Performance Improvement.
Able to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Able to reach by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required, able to manipulate objects with fingers rather than entire hand(s) or arm(s), e.g., use of computer keyboard.
Able to communicate using the spoken and written word.
Able to see within normal parameters and to hear within normal range.
Able to move about.
Able to lift minimum weight, 10 lbs.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
Two years medical billing experience.
Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Pro Fee Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OD Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $15.70 - $21.65/hr (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/JH at Middle River Department name: SOM Pat Production Unit Billing Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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