TRANSACTION SPECIALIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Med Foundation Administration

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
The Transaction Specialist is responsible for daily processing of lockbox deposits and reconciliations. He/She is responsible for verifying and reconciling all items deposited by the bank and making sure that all amounts and checks are correct prior to sending through the appropriate department for posting to patient accounts.  He/She is also responsible for preparation of site deposits for various sites.  This position is also responsible for knowing other duties related to this position for coverage purposes without causing delays in the processing of payments and posting to patient accounts.
The Transaction Specialist maintains systematic set of enterprise accounts receivable transaction records through posting payments, adjustments, and transactions edits to individual patient accounts and all non-patient related payments. Receives Transaction detail from patients, insurance carriers, government agencies, and legal offices and interprets and accurately post transactions into the patient accounting system. May scan checks for direct deposit, and process credit card payments. Balances daily transactions. Balances and reconciles receipts, bank statements, and makes deposits to appropriate bank accounts. Prepares and distributes payment and adjustment reports as required. Performs all adjustments and denials on insurance vouchers and self-pay accounts as required per policy. Ensures appropriate payment/adjustment detail and audits for initial appropriate payment/adjustment per contract rates, appealing underpayments if required. Documents account denials and payment variances. Responsible for billing secondary payers and patient balances. Answers patient inquiries regarding account transactions.
This is a Full Time, Day positions within our Patient Accounting department.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Must be proficient with computer applications, excellent mathematical skills and ability to handle monies.
  • 10 key experience required.
  • Detail oriented with ability to research through different types of EOBs to determine the appropriate BAR group the payments are to be deposited.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; innovative with ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Able to adapt, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • 2 year experience with general ledger and/or accounts receivable.
  • Access Data experience preferred
  • Cash and/or Deposit experience preferred.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.