Office Assistant 2 (Calculations)

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Department: Financial Services-Patient
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Office Assistant 2 (Calculations), SG009
Bargaining Unit: CSEA - ASU (Administrative Services Unit)
Salary: $37,507
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Administrative, Secretarial & Clerical

Job Summary:

Under the general guidance of the Financial Services Management Team, the Payer Collection Clerk independently reviews open hospital accounts to ensure they have been billed in accordance with appropriate Federal, State, third party payor and Financial Services rules, regulations and procedures as well as that any correspondence, denials or third party payments have been processed correctly. It is the responsibility of the Payer Collection Clerk to contact the insurance carrier that has been billed and determine the reason for the unpaid balance and resolve based on these findings. The Payer Collection Clerk will use independent judgment to take various actions such as faxing information to the payer, preparing an appeal or referring the account for self pay collection to the Attorney Generals Office or other collection agency. The Payer Collection Clerk is also responsible to update any account with new or corrected insurance information once it has been billed. This information may be identified through correspondence, phone calls or internal departments. Process incoming correspondence and recoupment requests from third-party payers.

Minimum Qualifications:

New York State Department of Civil Service Eligible List or eligible for transfer. Or, must meet the following min quals to be considered for Provisional Appointment:

Must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as either:

A. a Data Entry Machine Operator, Data Entry Machine Operator (Spanish Language), Keyboard Specialist 1, Keyboard Specialist 1 (Chinese Language), Keyboard Specialist 1 (Spanish Language), Law Department Document Specialist Trainee 1 or Trainee 2, Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding, Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding (Chinese Language) or Office Assistant 1-Keyboarding (Spanish Language).

OR

B. an office assistant or clerical title allocated to Grade 5 or higher.

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Work Days:

Schedule based on a 40 hour work week. Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm. Located at the Galleries.

Message to Applicants:

Position Status: Permanent 

*Now accepting provisional candidates 

Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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