Job Posting: Mar 7, 2019, 8:03:40 PM Closing Date: Mar 22, 2019, 4:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 1:00 P.M. Shift End Time: 9:00 P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit: AFSCME 1111 Health and Hospital Systems Posting Salary: $22.54
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Location: Cermak Health Center
Shift: 1pm - 9pm, rotating weekends and holidays
Interviews and assists patients with the medical assistance application process through the gathering of pertinent financial, demographic and other data to acquire medical assistance under Medicaid, Managed Care and charity care programs. Reviews supporting documentation, explains hospital policies and procedures related to the process. Verifies data and accesses patients' ability to pay for medical services. Provides other assistance in registration, intake and medical assistance no grant (Mang) case management.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Social Work or a Behavioral Science is required . (Must provide official college/university transcript at time of interview)
Two (2) years of work experience in hospital finance/revenue Cycle operations i s required .
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout the Cook County Health and Hospitals System is required.
Based on work location, bilingual skills in either English/Spanish, English/Polish and or English/Mandarin may be required or preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of the managed care environment, third party reimbursement, hospital and community services and hospital and health care policies.
Knowledge of Medicaid eligibility requirements and Cook County Health and Hospitals System and the Department of Human Services policies and procedures.
Ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records and information in an effective manner and according to CCHHS policies and procedures.
Strong customer service skills with the ability to work with a multi-culturally and economically diverse patient population.
VETERAN PREFERENCE PLEASE READ
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER