Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Financial Counselor

Akron, Ohio
FINANCIAL COUNSELOR


Job Description

Shift Information: Day Job

40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, Day


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Responsible to explore options for payment of health care services for patients without or with limited health care coverage.  Knowledge of health care finance including managed care, government programs, and applicable laws, policies and regulations. Assists the family in obtaining health care funding and/or setting up payment plans.  Assists applicants through the process application to programs and follow up routinely on the status of the accounts.  Works with health care providers to help the family anticipate the cost of services and collects co-pays.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Minimum (2) years previous experience in Patient Access, Patient Accounts in a medical setting.

30 WPM required.  Complete a Medical Terminology/spelling test administered by Human Resources.  Computer literacy including operation and software application use required.  Strong communications skills with proven ability to interview patients and families required. Demonstrated excellent organizational skills required.  Understanding of health care finance including managed care, government programs, and applicable laws and regulations preferred.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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