Encompass Health Careers

Patient Account Supervisor

Birmingham, Alabama
Administrative/Clerical Nonclinical

Job Description

HealthSouth Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital

The Patient Account Supervisor assists Business Office Manager/Central Business Office Manager with training and provides guidance for business office functions for business office operations.  The position ensures that all policies and procedures and business office functions are performed in an efficient and professional manner consistent with applicable regulatory requirements. This position will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality, equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity; and ensuring that cultural diversity and sensitivity training is part of new employee orientation on an on-going basis to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.

Job code: 101035


License or Certification: - None Education, Training and Years of Experience: - High School Degree or GED preferred - 1 Year HealthSouth Business Office or 2 Year related healthcare business office/financial experience - Excel knowledge - Understanding of UB, 1500 claim forms, CPT codes, HCPC codes and ICD-9 codes - Third Party Payor knowledge Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment. Compliance: - Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct. - Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable. Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 3800 Ridgeway Drive, Birmingham 35209
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1813027