Dental Cashiering Clerk
- Expired: October 19, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description Working under general direction, the Auditing Clerk will support the financial administration of patient accounts for the School of Dental Medicine including accounts in clinics for the DMD program and the seven postgraduate clinics. The auditing clerk will process charges and payments to patient accounts and input data that correlates to student grades and credit for treatment. The auditing clerk will serve as a resource person for students completing necessary paperwork and following proper clinical protocol procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Post payments and charges to patient accounts using axiUm (dental software). Collect and post payments (cash, check, MasterCard and Visa) Verify and enter payment information from cash slips Verify that information in treatment plan is correct for correct fees, department and type of treatment. Take and address messages or direct calls to appropriate person.
Open mail and distribute to personnel within the department. Prepare and process daily deposit. NONESSENTIAL FUNCTION Work with the accounting clerk 3 and department supervisor to coordinate paperwork for Ohio Medicaid and their agencies.
Assist with the preparation of paperwork and cash slips to ensure payment. Review patient accounts for financial accuracy before the students complete treatment. Verify that the patient, student and instructor have approved treatment plans in charts.
Process charges for second and third party billing. Create new patient account data for billing purposes for non-school patients. Assist in maintaining daily, monthly and yearly financial records for clinic income.
Verify health insurance and university dental benefit insurance coverage. Process files and paperwork to identify plan and information for reports. Assist the insurance specialist clerk 3 and supervisor in coordinating the filing of insurance claims for third party payers, Ohio Medicaid, Care Source, Bureau of Workman’s Compensation and private pay.
Assist in auditing patient accounts. Assist students and patients in resolving procedure, charge and/or payment conflicts. Submit all recommended adjustments for charges to supervisor for approval as necessary.
QUALIFICATIONS Experience: 2 or more years of work experience in general office or customer service field Some cash handling experience required. Medical data entry Excel and Microsoft Office Experience with American Dental Association and Ohio Medicaid codes preferred. Accounting experience and/or working knowledge of dental terminology are preferred.
Education/Licensing : High school education required. REQUIRED SKILLS Must have good communication, organizational and problem solving skills. Understand the importance of, enforces and practices confidentiality.
Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision. Knowledge of third party and Medicaid reimbursement procedures. Understanding of insurance forms.
Ability to manage multiple tasks, deadlines and work well under pressure. Ability to keep a positive attitude when working with difficult situations Data entry, proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of dental practice management software.
Must exhibit honesty, integrity and confidentiality. Ability to interact effectively with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face. Ability to meet consistent attendance.
WORKING CONDITIONS This position has contact with patients. Hep. B inoculation, TB testing (annually), blood borne pathogens/OSHA training required.
Company Description Legacy Staffing 9511 Vista Way Garfield Heights, Ohio 216-587-5510