Team Leader Account Rep

 
Position: Team Leader Account Rep

Job ID: 150341

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PFS AR MANAGEMENT -HB GOVT

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 3:30p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  

Summary:

We are searching for a Team Leader Account Representative — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll support the Area Manager, respond to all customer inquiries regarding patient accounts, provide collection follow-up, ensure continuity of cash flow and the collection of every collectible dollar with efficient account resolution, in addition to ensuring reimbursement is following contractual commitments. 

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Participate in interviewing candidates
  • Conduct orientations for new employees and provide input on annual performance reviews
  • Assess the competency of staff and identify training needs
  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels by determining requirements for daily coverage, developing/posting work schedules, and making appropriate decisions regarding PTO requests
  • Funnel information between staff and leadership regarding workplace issues, resource needs, events, et cetera
  • Initiate collection calls to payors and guarantors to verify receipt of claims/statements and collect on outstanding accounts receivables
  • Document the expected payment, the expected date, and the check number and amount to be paid
  • Ensure payments received by third party payors are correct and the proper contractual discounts/allowances have been applied according to the contract matric or government reimbursement rates
  • Analyze and assess accounts for uncollectable balances and make prudent decisions
  • Evaluate family’s financial condition and determine eligibility for charity assistance
  • Perform the necessary investigation and take the appropriate actions necessary to resolve an escalated call
  • Report denial trends or problem issues with payors, processes, or policies that will aide in improving the cash performance or accounts receivable management


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on business preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in collections required
  • Hospital or healthcare collections experience with medicaid/medicare preferred 


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