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Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Date: October, 2015
Reports to (Job Title): Finance Coordinator
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Department: Campus Wellness

Location:

Health Services

Grade:

USG 4
35 hr/wk


Primary Purpose

The Campus Wellness Administration team serves the University of Waterloo community by supporting Health Services and Counselling Services with effective, efficient, collaborative, client-focused administrative service.

 

The Accounts Receivable Coordinator is accountable to the Finance Coordinator. The Accounts Receivable Coordinator is responsible for comprehensive OHIP and non-OHIP billing and accounts reconciliation Health Services. This position is a member of the Campus Wellness Operations Team.

Key Accountabilities:

1.  OHIP and Non-OHIP Billing

 

 

2.  High Volume/High Accuracy Billing

 

 

 

3.  Collaboration with Clinicians and Staff

 

 

 

4.  Reconciliation

Position Requirements

Education:

Medical secretarial diploma, medical terminology course, health care clinic financial assistant diploma or equivalent education and experience required.

Experience:

At least two years’ OHIP-focused billing experience; at least two years’ non-OHIP billing in health care facility, processing physician billings for minimum of five full-time physicians (preferably post-secondary setting).

Technical:

MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other
working knowledge Working knowledge

1. Extensive knowledge of: electronic health records system; relevant financial/billing modules (Clinic Information System (CIS) preferred)

2. Preferred – working knowledge of: FORE, or equivalent financial services system

Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:

Professional communication and collaboration with clinical and administrative staff; exceptional focus and attention to detail in fast-paced and varied environment.

 

 LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY      

 

Internal and External Contacts

Internal:

Collaborates closely with Accounting Assistant, physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, nurse practitioners

 

External:

UW Financial Services, UHIP providers

Level of Responsibility:

Responsible for areas outlined above

Decision-Making Authority:

This position has final decision-making authority within the scope of the position, applying explicit guidelines and procedures; must be able to work independently with minimal direction

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Possibility for multiple interruptions and competing priorities on daily basis. Involves focusing at work station for the majority of work time; minimal requirements to move about building / campus.

Working Environment:

Normal stress and pressure associated with this level of position.  There may be multiple and/or tight deadlines beyond one’s control and frequent interruptions; volume may vary significantly at different times of year. Located indoors in comfortable, fast-paced office environment populated by clinical, administrative staff, as well as clients. At times, hours of operation include from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Position requires flexibility to occasionally shift working hours to include evenings.