DaVita Data Entry Clerk, Senior in TORRANCE, California

Data Entry Clerk, Senior

Description

DaVitaMedical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physiciannetworks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington inits pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified andcompassionate manner. As of September 30,2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerlyHealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives andsocial responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, ModernHealthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We arecommitted to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and totaking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare deliverysystem to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

Ifyou're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable,well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer foryou.

Overview :

Responsible for performing moderately complex tasksnecessary to maintain and improve the revenue cycle. Provides business expertise for all systemsand the execution of user testing of new functionalities or upgrades thataffect the department. Performs the data entry of medical services and inputs,updates and corrects patient information into the system from Encounter Forms anddocuments in accordance with policies and procedures as established by thedepartment.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communicationskills that demonstrate HealthCare Partners’ (HCP) commitment to superiorcustomer service, including quality, care and concern with each and everyinternal and external customer.

  • Audits work for accuracy, balances against controlsand corrects mistakes.

  • Inputs and corrects patient demographic informationin the system.

  • Assigns financial classifications to patientaccounts.

  • Audits and resolves Enterprise EHR taskscommunicating with site designees.

  • Researches and inputs all interface fatal errors toensure complete and correct input of encounter data including Enterprise EHR,Digital Radiology and PatientKeeper interfaces.

  • Resolves Transaction Editing System (TES) editsincluding missing information edits.

  • Participates in the implementation of new systemsand functionalities.

  • Reviews and reports discrepancies in system designor set-up.

  • Performs routine testing to keep departmentapplications functioning which include testing updates in dictionaries, testingnew TES edits and assisting with system upgrades.

  • Escalates issues that lie outside of requiredcompletion dates to appropriate levels of management.

  • Serves as a Team Leader on projects as required.

  • Uses, protects, and discloses HCP patients’protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health InsurancePortability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent. Includes special certification required for specific jobs.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum:

  • Over 3 year and up to and including 5 years of related experience.

  • CPT / ICD9 coding experience.

Preferred:

  • Over 5 years of medical billing or related job experience.

  • GE Centricity Business experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Computer literate.

  • Proficient with Microsoft applications (Word and Excel).

  • 10 key by touch.

  • Knowledge of CPT and IDC-9 coding.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in an environment with fluctuating workloads.

  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines and needs of user community.

  • Ability to solve problems systematically using sound business judgment.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Primary Location CA-TORRANCE - 90502

Req ID: 308478