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Medical Administrative Assistant

Company: Horizon Behavioral Heal
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Hours: full-time (37.5 hours per week), full benefits package includedLocation: Multiple locationscompetitive salary + benefitsPosition SummaryThe Medical Administrative Assistant serves as the initial contact for Horizon clients at varying Horizon locations. This position performs administrative and office support activities, these may include collecting demographic information, insurance verification, collection of balances, assisting billing team, bank deposits, sort and distribute mail, daily filing, archiving old files, processing itemized statement requests, documentation on accounts, and financial interviews as needed.Required Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma; knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to that of a high school graduate are required.One year of related medical office experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience that meets the required knowledge, skills and abilities.Related Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of HIPAA and ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information obtained through the course of completing assignments (e.g., and personnel-related issues, projects); Knowledge of medical office practice and environment, including medical terminology and abbreviations; Knowledge of medical insurance, government healthcare programs, health insurance claim forms, medical documentation and data entry. Ability to learn the varying complexities of medical billing including different types of insurance plans and government-assisted programs (Medicare, Medicaid), and local benefits; Knowledge of billing procedures/policy compliance for social service departments, courts, hospitals, employers, insurance carriers, and referring agencies; Demonstrated knowledge and consistent use of proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure to ensure that written materials prepared and reviewed are complete, concise, and error-free; Ability to use a computer to input data, access information, and/or create materials and documents using a variety of software applications. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Knowledge of electronic calendaring programs (e.g., Microsoft Outlook, Credible) for scheduling appointments and setting reminders; Ability to record accurate data and complete documentation within established expectations and by communicated deadlines.Ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative team environment; Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends, holiday, etc.) as required; Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver's license. May be required to travel to different Horizon work sites during the day based on operational needs or provide admin support at other locations. Regular attendance at training and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites.About Horizon:Horizon Behavioral Health is located in the heart of Central Virginia surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether your passions be hiking on the vast Appalachian Trials, kayaking through the James River Blueways, or a Sunday drive along the world-famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg VA offers small-town southern charm with an active culture of music festivals, outdoor activities, and performing arts that placed it at the top of the list by Reviews.org as the 2019 best place for millennials to move. Horizon is also the proud recipient of the 2016 Giving Back Award, Best Place to Work in 2018, Best of Lynchburg for Counseling Services for multiple consecutive years, and again most recently for 2021!We offer a generous benefits package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental, and vision insurance; annual leave, sick leave and holidays. Horizon participates in the NHSC, as well as PSLF educational loan forgiveness programs. If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.To Apply - Please visit our online career center at www.HorizonBH.orgHorizon requires vaccination against COVID 19 with an FDA-approved or FDA-authorized vaccine as a condition of employment, or seek an approved exemption prior to start date. Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Horizon Behavioral Heal, Lynchburg , Medical Administrative Assistant, Administration, Clerical , Lynchburg, Virginia

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