Financial Specialist - CP | Financial Arrangements

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 90412
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Financial Arrangements
Shift/Days: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday, Varies
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Manage high-dollar outpatient service accounts for the facility to ensure financial reimbursement. Assigned to services with complex procedures. These accounts require initial authorization and either constant monitoring for re-authorization of services (adult and peds infusion, high-tech radiology, radiation oncology and therapy and others are approved) or spontaneous changing of procedures. Perform referral processing, registration, authorization/precertification as required and, until treatment is complete, point-of-service collections and posting within Epic and financial counseling, including referring patient to appropriate area(s) for assistance. Calculates patient financial responsibility and provides estimate, monitors and maintains applicable Epic work queues, and maintains and balances Epic cash drawer daily. Secures approvals from third-party payers by providing detailed clinical information and/or coordinating peer-to-peer reviews. Secures signatures on regulatory documents. Represents the financial division as a member of various intra-operational teams and provides financial perspectives required to make treatment or rescheduling decisions.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent is required.
  • College degree or related coursework desired.
  • Minimum of one year of experience as a financial specialist/counselor required or three years of relative experience.
  • A working knowledge of medical and insurance industry terminology is required.
  • Must have experience that demonstrates ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, recognize and react to changing priorities and make timely and accurate judgement decisions.
  • Effectively communicates with the health care professionals and work independent of direct supervision.
  • Proficiency in applications, as well as demonstrated ability to work with multiple computer systems, is required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate exceptional verbal, analytical and written communication skills.
  • Must be adaptable, tactful and able to work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with critical or unusual situations.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of "first impression" position and the need for appropriate dress, attitude and concern with the position.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $18.45
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $22.65

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UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

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.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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