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Financial Counselor-SEIU

Company: Evergreen Healthcare
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Provides customer service and financial counseling which includes working with patients regarding their financial ability to pay and provides estimates/quotes to patients and physician's office. Adheres to EvergreenHealth's Financial Clearance policy.

Primary Duties:

  1. Informs patients of hospital's financial policies and procedures.

  2. Identifies the need for financial counseling.

  3. Sets up payment arrangements with patients following EvergreenHealth's guidelines.

  4. Provides price quotations/estimates for patients and physicians in a timely and accurate manner and determines appropriate deposit due at the time of service.

  5. Responsible for point-of-service collections.

  6. Works with the third party Medicare eligibility vendor and follows the referral process for self-pay patients based on financial screening.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively obtain information from patients, physicians, other clients.
  • Ability to function independently, organize work, multitask, and establish priorities.
  • Numerical ability is required to discuss financial arrangements including deposit requirements.
  • Knowledge of insurance payers and the use of electronic systems for eligibility and verification

DESIRED for the position:

  • Vocational training or college degree in the healthcare setting.
  • 2 year prior experience in a hospital or medical setting
  • Working knowledge of insurances.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare 1199NW.

Keywords: Evergreen Healthcare, Kirkland , Financial Counselor-SEIU, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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