Job ID: 192051
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time Day Shift.
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The Patient Financial Advocate serves to assist all patients of the Cancer Center and ultimately resolve their financial situations, prior to receiving treatment, especially those who are uninsured, underinsured and have low incomes. This includes establishing payment plans and other financial arrangements, determining patient’s eligibility for Medical Assistance and Hospital Sponsored Financial Assistance and qualification of grants.
Education or Equivalent Experience:
Associate's Degree (Preferred)
Associates Degree in healthcare related field or minimum of two years' college preferred. AND 2+ years Experience in a healthcare environment with medical business office experience. Must have knowledge of insurance billing requirements and patient billing processes along with an understanding of government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.