|EMS TRANSPORT BILLING COORD|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs paraprofessional accounting work relating to the Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) Transport billing section of the Orlando Fire department. An incumbent assigned this position is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and monitoring EMS Transport billing records and processes to ensure accuracy and compliance with applicable regulations. Duties include: Coordinates with contracted billing company to ensure all payments received from insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, etc. are recorded and deposited accurately into the City's bank account. Reconcile bank deposits against the billing company reports; identifies and resolves discrepancies and does journal entries to the City's financial system. Reviews invoices from financial institution and billing company for accuracy and contract compliance. Initiates client refunds, communicates with vendors, City personnel and secures required information/documentation. Works with confidential patient information protected under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Department Fiscal Manager and is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted and results achieved.|
|Plan, monitor, and analyze revenues collected from the EMS Transport Services ensuring accuracy of total deposits from the financial institution and total revenues collected by the billing company.
Reviews reports submitted by the contracted billing company.
Reviews invoices from the financial institution and billing company and process payments and ensure accuracy of these invoices.
Perform research for discrepancies on the reconcilement and enter a journal voucher entry to the City's financial JDEdwards System, ensuring that the deposits equal's revenues collected on a monthly basis.
Works with confidential patient information protected under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Handles refunds to patients and coordinate backup documentation for patient refunds, and process check payments.
Develops and implements procedures for the billing process, verifying the billing process is in compliance with applicable regulatory agencies and Florida State Statutes.
Evaluates current financial and management reporting systems.
Develops, recommends and implements accounting and financial reporting process and policy changes.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations of Florida Statutes and fiscal record keeping.
Knowledge of modern principles, practices and methods of accounting and ability to apply this knowledge to work problems
Knowledge of statistical record keeping practices
Skilled in operation of standard office machines including calculators and personal computers and with specific emphasis on the use of the JDE Financial System, Intermedix Website, and software for generating financial and accounting reports.
Ability to perform complex accounting and financial work, reconcile and consolidate data, to organize, prepare and present effective and accurate reports.
Ability to perform calculations both manually and on the computer.
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to research, organize and maintain financial data on the computer and to generate accurate reports.
Ability to develop work procedures, maintain records and to prepare reports of tabulations for such records
Ability to make decisions in accordance with rules, regulations and established policies and procedures
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the contracted billing company, City personnel, hospitals, patients, insurance companies, and other agencies.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
|Associates degree with major course work in accounting or business and two (2) years responsible experience in area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must pass a police background check which includes a polygraph.|