Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Clerical Specialist I REF#: HS-R-7702-13-01-S
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Support Position
Department: Orthopedics RF Line#: R0260
Grade: N.6 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $32,000 - $42,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED and some college level course-work. In lieu of degree, three years of progressively responsible clerical experience. Three years of experience with physician billing process within a physician's office or academic practice setting. Familiarity with medical terminology.
Preferred Qualifications: Associate's degree. Completion of courses in medical terminology, ICD-9, and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding. Knowledge of insurance company reimbursement policies. Certified procedural coder.

Brief Description of Duties: The Clerical Specialist will provide support for the billing process for the physician practice, inclusive of coding, charge capture, and securing required documentation for maximum reimbursement.
  • Investigates and resolves incomplete and incorrect claims as identified by electronic transaction editing system prior to claims being submitted to billing system.
  • Audit claims to identify reimbursement problems.
  • Provide answers to insurance company's inquiries.
  • Correct billing errors associated with electronic charge capture system.
  • Submit charges for inpatient visits and consults.
  • Provide training for providers and staff on use of electronic charge capture system.
  • Negotiate reimbursement for surgeries and office visits with nonparticipating insurance companies.
  • Respond well to patient complaints related to billing issues.
  • Generate documentation required to add new charges to fee schedule.

Other Duties:

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, resume and cover letter to:

William Powell, Administrator

Department of Orthopedics
Health Sciences Center, L-18, Room 080

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8181
Fax#: (631) 444-8894



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 01/25/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: C) Secretarial and Clerical positions (including Administrative Assistant).
Posting Date: 01/13/2013
Additional Categories: .