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Sea Mar Community Health Centers Billing Specialist I, II or III: Posting #19071 in Federal Way, Washington

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Full-time position available immediately for our Federal Way Billing Department. Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of all third party insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Pay, and special programs. This position will require that candidate take a billing test. The test will determine what level of expertise or what level of billing the candidate is at. It will also determine what pay the candidate will be making based on the test score.

This position requires a comprehensive understanding of accounts receivable management in a healthcare setting. This position requires strong working knowledge of managed care plans, insurance carriers, referrals and precertification procedures. Also required is a strong working knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS, modifiers, coding and documentation guidelines. Strong customer service, organizational and communication skills are essential to this position. In addition, strict adherence to write-off policies, refund policies and other accounts receivable policies as outlined in the Procedure Manual is required. This position requires an ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously in an occasionally stressful environment. Also required are general computer skills, typing skills and a working knowledge of Medicare Compliance, OSHA and HIPAA.

Responsibilities include:

  • Posting payments, adjustments, processing denial, bi-monthly re-bill, follow up with insurance companies on accounts not paid, and collections of private past-due accounts.


  • Experience with ICD-10, CPT and CDT coding, both dental and medical terminology preferred.

  • Applicant must be proficient in Excel, Word, and Ten-key by touch.

  • Healthcare billing experience required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must.

  • Excellent Customer service required. Must be able to resolve client billing problems in a timely manner.

  • Must have the ability to add subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common factions and decimals.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it?s a fulfilling career. Employees working 30 or more hours receive an excellent benefit package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employment Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24-27 days per year plus 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Omar Espinosa, Revenue Cycle Manager, at OmarEspinosa@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 05/14/2019

External candidates may apply after 05/17/2019

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).