• Receivables Clerk

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 7:54 PM)
    Job ID
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    743 Clerical
    Union Bid Open Date
    Union Bid End Date
  • Job Description

    Bring your passion to the ForeFront:


    Receivables Clerk



    Shift: 40 hours per week (1.0) / 5 x 8-hour shifts / 1st shift (7:00am-5:00pm)


    The Finance-Revenue Cycle Department currently has an opportunity for a Receivables Clerk, responsible for inquiries and resolution of patient accounts.


    Job Summary


    In this role, the Receivables Clerk is responsible for the accurate and timely resolution of patient accounts.

    • Work assigned accounts through the collections system, analyzing them for appropriate action, access and utilize external computer systems including the UCPG/UCHP terminal, the PTS system and the Medicare FSS terminal for inquiry and resolution of accounts, when appropriate
    • Follow all third party payer guidelines and procedures for collection. Keep current on all policy changes. Identify and request all appropriate adjustments to accounts assigned, following payer/department payment guidelines
    • Initiate process for any further billing required on accounts after the primary portion is resolved. Recommend aged or rejected accounts for write off to collection agency; process refunds to third party payers, as required
    • Log and maintain file consisting of all payment vouchers, if appropriate; contact patient/responsible party, when required, to obtain information for claim payment
    • Remain current on and follow all departmental policies regarding the collection and processing of accounts receivable
    • Update the collections and EPIC systems with current/correct information, as appropriate.
    • Share information with other departments, when appropriate, to increase the effectiveness of the entire collection process
    • Performs other duties assigned


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Two (2) years of collections and/or billing office experience, preferable in a hospital setting
    • Ability to work in a multiple computer environment
    • Ability to type 25 words per minute accurately and to operate a 10 key calculator
    • Good mathematical skills
    • Above average organizational skills and attention to detail with ability to work independently
    • Ability to process a large volume of work in a timely manner
    • Exceptional telephone communications skills

    UNION 743 Clerical : Posted Date: 11/21/2018 -11/28/2018

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    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


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    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.



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