We are a not-for-profit health system, located on the beautiful Central Coast of California has been providing advanced medical care for patients throughout state. Today, our nationally recognized services provide families with the patient-centered care they deserve. We rely on the contributions, creativity and skills of our remarkable staff. That's why we offer competitive compensation and benefits that include above-market salaries, premium medical coverage, pension plans, tax savings accounts, rental and relocation assistance, and mortgage assistance.
Nestled between the ocean and the mountains, Santa Barbara, California offers breath-taking vistas, beautiful flowers, an abundance of Spanish colonial architecture and a mild, “Mediterranean” climate. Santa Barbara offers the feel of a quant beach town, but has all amenities you would expect from a larger city. Once you come home to Santa Barbara, it’s hard to imagine living anywhere else.
With our amazing culture, a multitude of accolades and location, this is an amazing place to work! Life.
Responsible for managing the daily operations of the billing and commercial follow up areas in Patient Financial Services. This includes billing of all accounts, and follow-up of inpatient and outpatient accounts receivable within any commercial vendor/program. Responsible for ensuring complete, accurate and timely follow up and collection of outstanding government accounts receivable for hospital services rendered. The position also actively participates in other management activities including but not limited to short and long range planning processes, and budget development and implementation.
Ideal candidate will have experience in Hospital environment with knowledge of MediCare/Medi Cal payor.
A super user in Epic Software, specific to Patient Billing.
A people oriented Manager with strong Management skills.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in business, hospital administration or public health is preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of patient accounting processes related to government payor requirements.
Proven ability to manage large numbers of staff, including a variety of clerical positions.
Expertise in healthcare billing and collection practices and procedures.
Expertise in utilizing software applications to maximize automation and efficiency in a business office setting.
Able to learn new software applications and/or programs as needed.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Minimum 5years Patient Accounting and/or Admitting experience including minimum 2years' experience with Medicare and Medi-Cal payors in a healthcare environment.
Also to include minimum 2years management experience in a hospital or healthcare setting.