Georgia Employer BILINGUAL (SPANISH) FINANCIAL COUNSELOR - FT / DAY in Atlanta, Georgia

Grady Health System offers many career paths for your professional growth. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!SUMMARYThe Financial Counselor is a highly motivated individual who is responsible for the financial counseling process. This role may include completing inpatient bedside interviews. The individual in this position performs vital roles in customer service and data collections for the hospital. Essential duties for this position includes, but are not limited to, conducting accurate patient interviews, determining the patient's ability to pay for care/service/treatment, documenting/entering patient demographic information into the hospital's information system with precision, verifying third party payer information, adhering to third party payer standards, which includes obtaining authorization/pre-certification, notifying Case Management as appropriate, identifying patients who meet eligibility criteria for assistance programs, completing program applications as appropriate, performing financial assessments to determine financial assistance eligibility, performing point of service payment collections, effectively interacting with patients, family members, visitors, clinicians and employees.QUALIFICATIONSHigh School Diploma or equivalentA minimum of two (2) years of college preferred.CPAR Certification preferredBilingual in English and Spanish preferredPrior experience in financial counseling, patient access, billing, cash collections, insurance or directly related experience in a health care environmentMust be proficient in the use of personal computersAccurately types 30 - 35 WPM with a basic knowledge of computer software, e.g., Word and Excel Knowledge of Hospital Information/Enterprise systems, i.e., EPICEOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.