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Financial Counselor-On Site- Eau Claire

Job ID 316111 Date posted 09/15/2023
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Full Time
  • Finance
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Responsibilities

The Financial Counselor is responsible for promptly assisting patients with their financial clearance prior to, during, or after their treatment period. This position is responsible for obtaining and updating insurance, financial, and demographic information within the Epic environment. Courteously and professionally helps patients and/or their families understand and assist with options to cover their financial obligations including but not limited to: co-pays, deductibles, and co-insurance. In addition, the counselors may assist patients with Medicaid, Third Party eligibility and Charity Care applications and processing. Responsible for establishing payment plans and collecting true self-pay and self-pay residual balances as necessary. Responsible for assisting patients with ad-hoc financial issues as needed prior to, during and following their treatment at Mayo Clinic. This role requires adherence to quality assurance guidelines as well as established productivity standards to support the work unit’s performance expectations.



Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and 2 or more years of relevant experience required 

OR 

Bachelor’s degree required. 

Ability to read and communicate effectively. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, intermediate mathematic competency. Good written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of proper phone etiquette and phone handling skills.Position requires multiple years of experience in a health care setting involving customer service to become knowledgeable in practices involved in patient financial counseling and/or coordination of services related to insurance verification. Basic knowledge of self-pay collections, medical terminology, ICD10 knowledge, and a functional understanding of insurance is preferred. Requires excellent verbal communication skills, and the ability to work in a complex environment with varying points of view. Must be comfortable with ambiguity, exhibit good decision making and judgment capabilities, attention to detail. Incumbent must be self-motivated, self-directed and highly organized who will promote a productive, collegial workplace and be a professional ambassador for Mayo Clinic. Ability to prioritize work and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously is necessary in this position. Belief in the mission and strong ethical conduct is essential. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact on a professional level with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and experience using an Epic RC/EMR system is preferred.



Exemption Status

Nonexempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.; $20.45 - $27.62 / hour

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours/Pay Period

80

Schedule Details

Monday-Friday Hours are typically 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Hours could vary pending business need.

Weekend Schedule

Currently no weekend coverage

International Assignment

No

Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


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Ronnie Bartz
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