This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
Positions in this group ensure the efficient, timely and accurate administration of all patient accounting activities.
May be responsible for a single overall function such as inpatient or outpatient accounting or may function as night supervisors with somewhat broader responsibilities for inpatient accounting. Generally supervises the review, development, implementation, monitoring evaluation and maintenance of management reporting systems and procedures in their assigned area(s) to expedite cash flow and reduce days in receivable; coordinates interdepartmental functional activities and serves as liaison between other hospital units. [May be responsible for the timely preparation of financial reports for cost and reverse reporting, the incorporation of billing information into the design of new and/or revised systems developed to meet changes in policy or to comply with new regulations.] Coordinates and implements control agency regulations and monitors compliance and timely action on all financial matters. Based upon functional assignment, position may be in constant communication with third-party payers, patients and their representatives, auditors, physicians and other hospitals. Responsible for staff maintenance and development, coordination and participation in department in-service training programs and the instruction of physicians, house staff and administrators regarding patient accounting regulations. Works independently with consultative direction, and supervises subordinates.
Associate's Degree or related degree with four years related experience to include at least one to two years in a supervisory/administrative capacity.
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