DATE:  June 30, 2022

 

POSITION: Senior Accounting Specialist (Full Time Regular)

 

SHIFT: Monday – Friday @ 8am – 5pm

 

LOCATION: Corporate Office – Gardena, CA

 

DUTIES: The Senior Accounting Specialist performs a variety of duties, providing pre and post billing support ensuring services provided to clients are accurately billed to and paid by the appropriate contracted payer/agencies in a timely manner.

 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for the upload and download of invoice and payment files through secure ftp sites

  • Maintain internal tracking systems for every upload and download via internal Excel spreadsheets 

  • Distribute uploaded/downloaded reports while maintaining client confidentiality

  • Reconcile monthly invoice transmission amounts against incoming payments via EOBs, Remittance Advices, etc.

  • Review and report any transmission and/or payment anomalies

  • Generates 837 claim batches and responding files/transactions (835 & other HIPAA transactions) according to defined schedule for each contracted payer. Saves and maintains PDF and .txt files for each batch produced. Updates statistical logs and reports.

  • Reviews each claim batch to identify any unresolved claims. Unresolved claims may include claims that are missing, denied or being held for various reasons.

  • Identify source of unresolved claims and determine who is responsible for correction (e.g.: Site, End User, IT, Payer, etc.). Communicate verbally and or in writing unresolved claim issues to the appropriate responsible party.

  • Corrects unresolved claim errors that have been assigned completely and accurately. Accuracy of corrections includes obtaining all required data elements and correct spelling utilizing prescribed data formats.

QUALIFICATIONS: Following are the qualifications and competencies required to perform the essential

functions of this position. Qualifications may be subject to modification based on the Americans with

Disabilities Act. 

 

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED). One – two years of directly related experience.

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks. 

  • Critical thought process; ability to question why something is being done. 

  • Solution oriented and proactive approach to billing process.

Ability to maintain tactful discretion, confidentiality and compliance with Health Insurance Portability and accountability Act (HIPAA).  

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to establish and maintain effective working relationship with payers and staff.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel.

  • Ability to work with peers in a team situation

  • Ability to convey respect for cultural and lifestyle diversities of all when interacting on behalf of the agency, recognizing personal biases working with diverse populations.  

  • Proficiency or ability to rapidly gain proficiency in use of electronic health record (EHR) technology

  • Must be able to speak, understand, and communicate in English 

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. 

  • Have full range of motion

  • Have hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, fax etc.

 

APPLICATIONS: Current BHS employees who are interested in this position may apply by submitting an "Employee

Request for Transfer". The request must be received no later than the closing date of this recruitment. Internal applicants

will be accepted after that time only if other applications are still being accepted and considered.


 

Other applicants may email resume to jobs@bhs-inc.org or FAX (310)679-4621, or apply in person at the above address.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


 

BHS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

BHS will consider applicants with criminal history as required.