Senior Collections Specialist - East
Universal Health Services
 Richmond, VA

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

The Atlantic Region CBO is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Collections Specialist.

The Senior Collection Specialist performs many of the same duties as a Collection Specialist but functions as an experienced collector who works high dollar accounts, assists in high dollar review projects, works to identify trends/issues with payers, assists in pulling AR reports, and serves as an additional resource to the collections department

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Work and monitor high dollar outstanding claims or special collection work list.
  • Provides assistance to collection manager and team lead by reviewing and/or creating daily, weekly and monthly reports as assigned.
  • Participates in the training of new hires and ongoing in services as appropriate concerning areas of responsibility and payer specific updates.
  • Assist department manager and team leads with developing group departmental goals and objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

This position must work effectively with other employees, patients, insurance companies and other outside parties. Proactive, assertive articulates knowledge and understanding of payer claims philosophies. Guides individuals internally and externally to desired outcomes. Develops strong working relationships with major payers to assure timely resolution of claims processing issues. The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. Customer focused, providing service consistently exceeding expectations to both internal and external customers. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and others as required. Ability to prioritize needs and to manage resources. Must consistently go above and beyond expectations in the practice of Service Excellence. High school diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years collections experience preferred. Independent judgement necessary.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to “UHS or UHS facilities“ on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms “we,“ “us,“ “our“ or “the company“ in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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