Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services. Hospice care is offered to terminally ill patients in their home, skilled-nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities, and at our two inpatient facilities located in Hillsborough and Durham, North Carolina.
Job Title: FINANCIAL CARE COUNSELOR
Job Code: 4500
Job Level: C1
Revised Date: 06/27/2005
Supervisory Responsibility: No
General Description of the Job Class
Accurately complete patient accounts based on departmental protocol, policies and procedures, and compliance with regulatory agencies, to include but not limited to pre-admission, admission, pre-registration and registration functions. Ensure all insurance requirements are met prior to patients' arrival and inform patients of their financial liability prior to arrival for services. Arrange payment options with the patients and screens patients for government funding sources.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires knowledge of basic grammar and mathematical principles normally required through a high school education, with some postsecondary education preferred. Additional training or working knowledge of related business.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Position responsible for high production generated accurately in accordance with established business processes or regulation. Requires working knowledge of compliance principles. Job allows the opportunity to work independently.
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