Ascension Health Account Specialist/ Lourdes Vestal/ FT Days in Vestal, New York

Job ID: 202820

Account Specialist/ Lourdes Vestal/ FT Days

Vestal, New York


Additional Job Information

Title: Account Specialist

City, State: Vestal, NY

Location: Lourdes Vestal

Department: Occupational Health

Additional Job Details: FT Days, 36 Hours, Weekly

Marketing Statement

Lourdes Hospital, part of Ascension, has provided compassionate care to those in need since 1925. In Binghamton, N.Y., the main hospital campus includes a Hospice Program, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and a Regional Cancer Center. Reaching beyond these boundaries, Lourdes has established a network of primary care physicians at convenient sites throughout the region. The Mission In Motion program, which provides primary care and cancer screening services through two mobile medical vans, makes healthcare accessible to rural populations.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Account Specialist researches, analyzes and reconciles patient account receivables, refunds, claims processing, patient statements and revenue cycle management.


  • Processes claims patient statements including claims generation, coding, data entry, edits and follow-up.

  • Maintains and applies knowledge of current requirements relative to managed care contracts, Medicare, Medicaid, Workman's Compensation, and departmental policies regarding uninsured payers and discounts.

  • Evaluates accounts and prepares adjustments to refund payments and correct discrepancies as necessary.

  • Serves as a primary resource for responding to patient/payer inquiries regarding account balances and claim status. Assists with orienting, training and mentoring team members.

  • Serves as a custodian to OHS software data base to ensure consistency between client, charges, fees and delivery of service

  • Produces routine and ad-hoc reports and queries from occupational health application system

  • Trained in occupational health services and able to assist in client inquires and/or delivery of services (within scope of competency)

  • Serves as customer service representative to existing and new clients.


Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • Associate or bachelor degree preferred and Two years experience in health care related field that includes customer account coordination.

  • Proficient computer skills.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button.

To apply later, return to the Employment page at . Applications/Resumes may only be sumitted online through this process.

In addition, you may apply anytime online using any computer OR via one of our computer terminals at the following locations:

• Lourdes Human Resources – 33 Lewis Road, Binghamton, NY 13905

• Lourdes Hospital, Ground Floor.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.