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Financial Counselor I, Oncology, St Joseph Hospital, Chicago

Requisition ID: 42511

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day


The Financial Counselor I assists in the completion and coordination of all activities associated with patient financial processing in the assigned functional area. Prioritizes, coordinates, and completes patient accounts; ensures all insurance requirements are met; provides information on financial liability to patients; and arranges payment options with the patients. Screens patients for government and other funding sources.

  • Prioritizes, coordinates, and completes patient accounts from patient scheduling through patient discharge to ensure that patient financial obligations are met.
  • Completes patient accounts based on departmental protocols, policies and procedures, and compliance with regulatory agencies, including pre-admission, admission, pre-registration and registration functions.
  • Calculates and estimates patient charges, as needed, and informs patients and/or guarantor of their financial liability (insurance limits and co-payment responsibilities).
  • Records the appropriate information in the information systems and completes daily weekly and monthly reports.
  • Facilitates communication between Patient Access Services, physicians and other departments regarding insurance and payment issues, as well as other issues that impact patient services and schedules.
  • Maintains and applies an understanding of governmental, private, facility payment plans and financial assistance programs when initiating and/or processing referrals to these plans or programs. Assists patients in the completion of financial assistance applications.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience
    • High school diploma or GED required.
    • Minimum one year of experience in hospital admissions, business office and/or physician's office required.
    • Some college preparation preferred. General knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes and Medical Terminology preferred.

    Computer Skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office software. Experience with Electronic Medical Record systems required.


    Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago
    Department Name: PCAC Oncology Admin
    Presence Health 
    Location: ChicagoIL 60657
    Document ID: AB462-0K4K  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time

    Posted on: 2018-03-2003/20/2018
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