Requisition Number: PRN30691B
FLSA Code: Nonexempt
Standard Hours per
Full Time or Part Time?: Full Time
Summary: As arranged.
VP Area: U of U Health – Academics
Department: 00209 – Univ
Medical Billing – Oper
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Open Until Filled: No
Remote Opportunity. Come
work in a fast-paced high-energy office, utilizing your medical billing expertise, with opportunity for growth. The University is a great
place to work with great benefits. With minimal oversite, is responsible to resolve medical claims, identify trends, and create high level
summaries. Responsible for taking inbound phone calls, addressing departmental concerns associated to high-risk claims, communicating to
internal and external stake holders for claim resolution. We are unable to hire candidates from Oregon, California, Washington, Colorado, or
New York unless they plan to relocate to Utah.
This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.
job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is
not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of
employees assigned to the job.
1. Monitor and
resolve denials and appeals to ensure timely collection.
2. Conduct high-level analysis of reports; escalate issues; provide
feedback and recommendations to aid in reduction of denials.
3. Responsible for identifying and summarizing departmental concerns
and communicating to supervisors/managers and/or departments with a written detailed summary and suggestion for resolution.
Collaborate with leadership team, provide training, and ensure training is successful.
5. Responsible for updating and
implementing procedures, processes and strategies in a timely manner.
6. Detect abnormalities in data and provide
recommendations for resolution.
7. Take inbound phone calls as needed and assist with phone coverage during business
8. Meets productivity and accuracy expectations of the position.
9. Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above. Demonstrated
knowledge to calculate expected reimbursement based on contract term. Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of entire billing process. Demonstrated computer skills. Working knowledge of insurance denials and appeals.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening,
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Three years medical billing experience or equivalency required. Thorough knowledge of entire billing process,
demonstrated computer skills, human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Applicants must demonstrate
the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Type: Benefited Staff
We are unable to hire candidates from Oregon, California, Washington, Colorado, or New York unless they
plan to relocate to Utah.
The University of Utah values candidates who have
experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher
education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as
minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to
qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the
application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability,
sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or
protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates,
as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission
and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the
Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability
or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the
Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)
135 Park Building
Salt Lake City,
reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu
For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/
To inquire about this posting, email:
[email protected] or call
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new
hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the
first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly
retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)
366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.