Patient Accounting Specialist - Remote

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Company: Mercy

Category: Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Published on 2021-11-22T22:10:15.000000Z


Bring your expertise to Mercy Medical Center by joining our Patient Accounting Team. Being a member of the Mercy family you become part of not only an organization but a family, dedicated to providing the highest standards of care and serving all individuals with courtesy, respect and compassion. As a Patient Accounting Specialist you have the opportunity for a flexible schedule and the option to work from home.

As a part of the patient accounting team, this position is responsible for the billing process, which includes:


This position is responsible for the billing process, which includes:

  • Prepping and reviewing all hospital claims.
  • Confirms the bills to the correct third party payer (ensuring that the turnaround time for payments are minimal and a positive cash flow is maintained).
  • Performing follow-ups until a claim is resolved.
  • Able to work in conjunction with other finance departments.
  • Displays initiative, efficiency and is proficient in correcting problems so that all customer expectations are met.


Advantages in this position:

  • Flexible Schedule (ex. 4/10 hour days, etc.)
  • This position offers a hybrid in office and/ or remote working.
  • Must be able to work during business hours ranging from 8:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday (no weekends or evenings available). 

What We Can Offer You:

  • We have been recognized as the #2 hospital in the State of Maryland for 2 years running by U.S. News & World Report.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are a faith based mission-oriented that values our employees irrespective of faith or ethnicity.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize one or more of the following: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Meditech (if applicable to position) Epic (if applicable to position), Performance Manager/NetLearning
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
  • Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team with other employees.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be knowledgeable in data entry and filing duties.
  • Must be able to use a variety of mechanical equipment such as copiers, Computers, facsimile machines and postage equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate and/or process the knowledge, skills or abilities to effectively interact and are for the specific ages of patients served.


Education and Work Experience:

  • 2 - 3 years’ experience in A/R management in hospital or physician group setting.
  • Previous experience with hospital / physician billing system preferred.
  • Previous experience with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) preferred.
**Must have strong computer skills and have Epic knowledge
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