LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Billing & Admitting Manager

Expire Date: 
Fri, 09/12/2014
Work Schedule: 
42 hours / week

 Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, business administration, accounting or other related field, preferred.
 Experience in accounting, billing and/or financial analysis in a health care setting; 2 or 3 years in a managerial position is preferable

Required Skills: 

 Computer proficiency in Excel and Word; working knowledge of financial accounting systems; general ledger reconciliation knowledge; experience in preparation of financial statements.
 Excellent knowledge of medical terminology
 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
 Languages: Arabic and English, French is a plus.
 Motivated, goal oriented, persistent and a skilled negotiator
 High level of initiative and work well in a team environment
 Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well
 Plans and carries out responsibilities with minimal direction

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Ensure smooth and efficient admitting & Billing processes
 Supervise and control the scheduling and waiting time of patients
 Review hospital admissions to ensure accurate data and documentation have been obtained and entered to the data base.
 Ensure proper and accurate medical coverage by the public or private providers; if not patient should be well informed and in advance.
 Ensure that bills are prepared accurately and timely; admissions and billing parameters are well implemented upon the discharge of the patient.
 Maintain excellent relationships with third party administrators and medical representatives at the hospital
 Ensure that bills are completed and sent to the public and private guarantors on time with the proper supporting schedules.
 Prepares reviews and proposes tariff (service fees) regularly in conjunction with other hospital fees, costs and budgeted revenues.
 Ensures that private and public guarantors’ bills are in line with approved tariff and ensures that payments are in line with the contracted rates.
 Reviews and resolves, assisted by the hospital medical staff, all disputed bills with guarantors.
 Ensure proper coordination with other departments upon admission and discharge of patients.
 Handle and resolve patients’ problems and ensure that first class assistance is provided to our patients.
 Maintain and foster effective public relations with patients and staff.
 Develops and assists in developing systems and procedures to maximize effectiveness of the admissions and billing processes.
 Ensure proper utilization of resources and planning of personnel schedules and attendance.
 Ensure that staff is well motivated and their working conditions are in line with the Hospital directives and safety policies. Identify training and development needs of the staff to ensure personnel satisfaction and high productivity.

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