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Clerk (Home Health & Hospice/Finance)

Job Type

Full Time

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Finance Supervisor, performs a variety of clerical tasks to assist in the processing of financial health department records and provides clerical support to the finance and home health/hospice staff. Completes various documents with information from the client or from file documentation, and assists in maintaining record keeping systems. Performs data entry and may generate reports. Is responsible for insurance verification and authorization for home health and hospice services.

Essential Job Functions

1. Works closely with the intake coordinator, verifying insurance coverage for clients prior to their admission to service and obtains any prior authorizations needed to ensure payment for services rendered.

2. Scans paperwork into the vendor files, maintains the vendor files.

3. Enters time sheet information for various employees into payroll software system.

4. Assists with various payroll functions.

5. Supports other finance and home health/hospice staff by completing various tasks that include filing and scanning.

6. Will work as a back-up for other clerks in their absence, including answering the telephone.

7. Assists in the maintenance of departmental filing systems by ensuring proper filing of documents and folders. Retrieves materials from system and conducts searches for necessary documentation. Boxes up and labels old year documents to be placed in storage.

8. Prepares, sorts, processes and files a variety of forms, applications, documents and records in accordance with departmental procedures and program guidelines.

9. Ordering and tracking the office supply inventory.

10. All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education: High school graduation or equivalent.

Experience: Experience in bookkeeping or office clerical activities. Experience with insurance authorization and verification processes. Prefer experience with medical billing and computer software and equipment

Other Requirements: None listed.

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