Civil Service Posting #13-46
October 3, 2012
The following is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Applicants compete by examination. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application, detailed resume, unofficial transcripts, and any certifications related to the position to the Office of Human Resources. Examination appointments are required.
Note: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.
MEDICAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATE-SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE (ALTON)
Description: Under general supervision of the Accounting Associate, this individual reviews patient balances by analyzing the make-up of the balance and communicates this to the patient. This person accepts payments and applies them to Accounts Receivable. Analysis of the patient's account includes interpreting the coding and applying complex reimbursement policies and coordination of benefits. Third party payers include all commercial insurance carriers and Medicaid. She/he also processes special billings; analyzes and reconciles patient accounts; investigates discrepancies and takes appropriate corrective action. The Medical Insurance Associate may be assigned other related tasks in support of the Clinic's mission and goals.
1. Any one or any combination that equals one (1) year (12 months) from the categories below:
a) experience comparable to experience performed at the Medical Insurance Representative level or in other positions of comparable responsibility within
the health insurance area
b) college credit for course work in insurance/benefits administration, human resource management, health information management, finance, accounting
or closely related fields such as business administration and/or business management
* 30 semester hours equals (6) months
* 60 semester hours equals (1) year (12 months)
* 90 semester hours equals (2) years (24 months)
* 120 semester hours or higher equals (3) years (36 months)
Note: The following medical billing certifications satisfy (6) months of the above requirement: Certified Professional Coder (CPC); Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
Starting salary: $2,130 per month
Application deadline: October 17, 2012
Residency: Illinois residency required
Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc (required), detailed resume, unofficial transcript and any certifications related to the position to:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Or email your
Civil Service application (required), detailed resume, unofficial transcript and any certifications related to the position to:
Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions.
If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran's preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.
The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.
For inquiries please contact the Office of Human Resources at 618-650-2190.
Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin, or sex in violation of Title VII. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status.
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