Job Description

Extended Job Title
Business Coordinator

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512701 - Ortho Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Performs coordinative work in the business or administrative operation of a specific department or college. Responsibilities involve the coordination and supervision of the various functions and aspects of a department as well as the monitoring operational procedures. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on results obtained. May supervise staff or student assistants.

Requisition ID
16209BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Responsible for improving and maintaining an efficient revenue cycle for the department
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date knowledge of managed care programs, government and indigent payers
  • Responsible for coordinating the work related to the department's accounts receivable work files
  • Ensure appeals are made within filing deadline
  • Communicate with representatives from managed care companies, government and indigent programs to resolve and prevent denials
  • Work with coding staff to resolve coding related denials 
  • Track and communicates trends in claim denials
  • Actively improve collections from hospital patients deemed as self-pay
  • Work with clinic staff to ensure accurate financial information is obtained
  • Provide training as needed to improve revenue cycle operations
  • Special project coordination and management
  • Proactively assists others as needed


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
14.48

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • Extensive experience working with insurance companies
  • Experience with GE Centricity, Enterprise Task Manager (ETM), and Cerner EMR
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving & decision making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate change


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Ortho Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years related experience; OR a combination of education and/or progressively responsible related experience to equal six (6) years.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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