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Staff AccountantSpringfield, Missouri

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Job # 433948 Date posted 05/15/2022

Description

Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Springfield is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2021.  

The Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between Mercy and Kindred Healthcare.  The hospital provides inpatient rehabilitation services for patients recovering from strokes, brain or spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions.   The greatest feature of the rehabilitation hospital is our dedicated team of clinicians. These rehab professionals provide the exceptional patient care for which Mercy is known, with an emphasis on improving individual functional ability and quality of life.  Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Springfield is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) as well as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for inpatient rehabilitation.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position oversees the revenue cycle (gross charges, patient insurance, collections, and adjustments), accounts payable and monitoring of operational efficiencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to perform accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations and other account reconciliations,  journal entries (e.g., accrued, recurring), payroll weekly reports, general ledger, financial analysis, account reconciliations, month end close.
  • Maximize the collection of medical services payments and reimbursements from patients, insurance carriers, and other sources of payment. Proactively identify, communicate, and establish processes to mitigate any risks to the revenue cycle process.
  • Utilize web based tools and other available resources to facilitate providing insurance companies with required information.
  • Utilize multiple information systems to accurately select the correct patient account in order to appropriately review and verify patient billable charges.
  • Participate in and assist with audits to capture lost charges and determine the accuracy of billing as necessary.
  • Various projects and tasks as requested.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business.
  • Experience in working collaboratively across departments or organizations.
  • Knowledge of the intermediate features of calendaring and e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, Internet browsers (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer preferred).
  • Excellent performance in present and past positions.
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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