Financial Counselor - ACU | Specialties - Villages

UF Health Physicians - The Villages

Job ID: 93395
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Specialties - Summerfield
Shift/Days: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

To deliver excellent patient-centered service by facilitating established financial processes that enable and expedite the billing and collection of professional services. This includes entering charges, applying coding/billing rules, maximizing collections, verifying insurance, obtaining authorizations for services, reviewing patient account details and financial counseling of patients. Accountable for resolution of front-end edits, rejections and information requests to achieve practice goals. This position interacts directly with internal and external customers of the practice. May be required to float to other UFHP practices or flex time, as needed, for staffing.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Two years of business/financial/physician practice experience required, e.g., preferably related to patient accounts and collections required.
    • Associate's degree or equivalent coursework may substitute for the one year of  required experience.
    • Four-year degree may substitute for two years of financial/physician office experience.
  • Knowledge of CPT and diagnosis coding preferred.
  • Epic system knowledge preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills required.
  • Incumbent must be comfortable collecting payments and counseling patients regarding financial matters in a professional manner.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, problem solve and function in a team environment are necessary attributes of the successful incumbent.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $17.70
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $21.15

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UF Health Physicians - The Villages
The Villages, FL 32159

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

Ocala, Leesburg, Summerfield, The Villages
Welcome to Ocala, Leesburg, Summerfield & The Villages®.

As the “Horse Capital of the World®,” Ocala is home to more than 400 thoroughbred farms and training centers. As nature created an idyllic spot for the equestrian set in Ocala, other outdoor activities are plentiful. Bordered on the east by the Ocala National Forest and the Silver and Ocklawaha rivers, the region is a nature lover’s paradise. Fishing, hiking, kayaking and boating activities are easy to find and enjoy throughout Marion County.

Leesburg is a progressive city of more than 21,000 residents. Known as the “Lakefront City,” Leesburg is a central hub for commerce in Lake County, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday. Venetian Gardens, a 64-acre park on beautiful Lake Harris, is home to Rogers Park, Kids Korner playground, Splash Pad and Venetian Cove Marina. Year-round events and festivals, such as the Black Heritage Festival, Mardi Gras, the Leesburg Art Festival, Bikefest and fourth of July and Christmas activities, attract thousands of visitors each year. Leesburg is part of the growing Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metropolitan area, which also includes The Villages®.

The Villages®, shares its name with a master-planned, age-restricted community that spans Lake and Marion counties. Beyond the golf courses and recreation centers, The Villages® also operates a variety of softball fields, a polo stadium and a woodworking shop, plus two 17-lane outdoor target archery ranges. Nightly activities are held in the community’s three town squares: Lake Sumter Landing Market Square, Spanish Springs Town Square and Brownwood Paddock Square.

Summerfield is an unincorporated community of Marion County and is the smallest of these four Central Florida communities.

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