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Financial Assistance Administrator(M-F 8:00am-4:30pm)

Company: Lancaster General Health
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

CompanyLancaster General HospitalCost Center2025 Financial AssistanceSupervisory OrganizationPFS- Financial AssistanceGradeG08SummaryPOSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for processing Financial Assistance Applications. Serve as a resource for the patient financial service department customer service team in regards to financial assistance. Make adjustments to patient accounts. Maintain policies and procedures and provide training as needed.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Reviews financial assistance applications and documents for completeness and accuracy, contacting customer as appropriate.
  • Makes recommendations to management regarding approvals and denials.
  • Adjusts patients accounts appropriately.
  • Serves as the primary financial assistance resource for team member.
  • Provides financial assistance training to internal and external customers.
  • Handles escalated customer complaint calls in a professional manner.
  • Keeps the lines of communication open with the team and disseminates appropriate information in a timely manner.
  • Assists Customer Service team in resolving financial assistance issues.
  • Tracks and monitors trends, reporting to management on a regular basis.
  • Develops creative solutions and workflow for processing financial assistance applications.
  • Maintains and manages policies and procedures.SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:
    • Processes and follows special accounts for resolution.
    • Assists with compiling information for monthly management reports.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • One (1) two (2) years customer service experience
      • Proven analytical skills
      • Strong decision making skills
      • Ability to manage a heavy workload
      • Ability to work independently
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Strong organizational skillsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Associates Degree
        • Knowledge of EPICCOGNITIVE REQUIREMENTSATTENTION/CONCENTRATION The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience and reject others:
          • The position requires the ability to attend to more than one aspect of a situation simultaneously. It is highly likely that multiple task demands are going to be required of the individual at the same time.NEW LEARNING AND MEMORY The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to learn and retain material:
            • Job demands are only moderately routine and predictable. Minor changes may occur which require the individual to be able to understand and carry out detailed but uninvolved instructions.PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING AND CREATIVE THINKING The following level of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from past experience or imaginative thought:
              • The position deals with issues or problems that often require thoughtful reasoning before arriving at approaches or solutions. Some independent thought, planning or origination of options and solutions is necessary. The individual must have the ability to apply principles of reasoning and problem solving to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.APTITUDES: The following are essential requirements of the position in relation to job-worker situations. These items describe how a worker must adapt, adjust, conform or act:Leadership, control and planning: Ability to accept responsibility for leadership, direction, control, planning, negotiating, organizing, directing, supervising, formulating practices, or making final decisions.Repetitive work: Ability to continuously perform the same type of work for extended periods of time, according to set procedures, sequence or pace.Performing under stressful conditions: Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or in situations in which working speed and sustained attention are critical aspects of the job. Is subject to danger or risk, or to tension as a regular, consistent part of the job.Variety and change: Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure involving significant differences in technologies, techniques, procedures, environmental factors, physical demands, or work situations.Communication: Ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely; to present ideas, facts and technical information.Interpersonal relations: Ability to maintain relationships that facilitate task accomplishment; to cooperate and resolve conflicts; to recognize needs and be sensitive of others.EQUIPMENT USAGE REQUIREMENTSEquipment/Tools: Computer, Phone, Copier, Printer, Fax, Office SuppliesSoftware: Microsoft Office ProductsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSRarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously 71-100%Body Position/Movement :
                • Sit: Frequently
                • Stand: Occasionally
                • Walk: Frequently
                • Bend: Rarely
                • Push: Rarely
                • Pull: Occasionally
                • Kneel/Squat: Rarely
                • Reach: Occasionally
                • Twist: Occasionally
                • Balance: Rarely
                • Climb: OccasionallyLifting: Degree of physical exertion is :Moderate , exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.Sensory Abilities specifically required:
                  • Vision
                  • HearingPHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTWORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to hazardous conditions/ materials is negligible.Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare) . Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region . Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nations best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. It is also one of only seven hospitals in the country with all of the following distinctions:5 Star Rating on Hospital CompareHealthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals 2017 at Hospital Safety Grade AUS News List of High Performing Hospitals at Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Indentity/Disability/Vet

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