Wesley seeks to fill an immediate opening for a Director of Billing at its Des Moines, Washington site.
The Director is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Des Moines Health Center billing/business office to ensure timeliness and accuracy. The role is responsible for designing and implementing efficient billing processes and the training and development of Billing Office staff. Reporting directly to the Des Moines Executive Director, the position works closely with the Director of Accounts Receivable to ensure timely payments.
• Establishes systems and processes to ensure that the monthly billing cycle is efficient, accurate and performed according to billing protocols and within established time frames. • Lends expertise to other Wesley Homes Billing offices to establish consistent, effective billing systems and processes. • In cooperation with the Director of Accounts Receivable and the Billing Office Manager ensures proper training and development of the business office staff. Serves as a mentor to billing office staff. • Oversees all patient related accounts receivable balances including Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Private and Other Payers to ensure accurate balances, timely billing and collections. • Guides Billing Office Manager and staff in managing the Medicaid pending application and conversion process to ensure timely resolution. • Reviews, reconciles and conducts regular analysis of account balances to determine accuracy and outstanding accounting issues such. • Oversees and audits the timely processing of charges, adjustments, refunds, payment posting and write offs. • Oversees the coordination and response to various audit requests. • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
Education Background • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance; two years or more of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, motivate and lead in a team oriented setting. • Understands and complies with all HIPAA Privacy Laws. • Demonstrated knowledge of general ledger and accounts receivables. • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State and third party insurance billing. • Strong verbal, written, and electronic communication skills. • Ability to establish great working relationships and interact with all staff and constituency groups. • Ability to maintain confidential information and use discretion in decision making. •PCC experience/knowledge
Self-motivated, industrious, and organized with good project coordination skills. Excellent time management skills to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.
Work Experience • Minimum of 3 years of managerial experience of at least four employees. • Advanced knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance billing and remittance processes preferred. • Must possess a minimum of one (5) years of billing experience, preferably within the following applications; Provider 1, Point Click Care, and Great Plains. • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word. • Experience in troubleshooting unpaid claims and managing troubled claims through to payment.
If interested send resume and apply to "Director of Business Office" opening.
Wesley is a not-for-profit organization offering a full spectrum of lifestyle options for aging well, including residential communities, in-home health and care services in King and Pierce counties, Wesley’s original and largest community services older adults is in Des Moines, Washington.