Senior Cash Applications Specialist

Location: Remote, PA, United States of America

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job purpose

Assist Supervisor of Collections Operations in managing the Cash Applications department.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee and assist in the posting of all incoming electronic and manual payments, denials and offsets to patient accounts.  Provide financial, clerical and administrative service to ensure efficient, timely and accurate payment posting of accounts. 
  • Complete new hire orientations, review of duties and training.  Complete quality review of team members’ work.  Provide continued training, guidance and leadership to team when and where needed.
  • Monitor daily performance and productivity of the team and each member.
  • Assign, direct, and ensure work is performed accurately and efficiently.
  • Act as a liaison between the Cash Applications Department, other departments, clients and vendors to resolve account inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Review and complete or distribute financial requests from other departments.
  • Review and complete adjustments as necessary.
  • Review claims created by the Cash team for proper Territory Assignment.
  • Utilize processes and available tools to analyze trends. Take initiative to seek more efficient processes and procedures.
  • Manage all returned refund checks and returned patient payments timely, meeting federal and state guidelines.
  • Maintain daily cash tracking worksheet with full reconciliation.
  • Perform all month-end closing duties.
  • Assist Supervisor with daily, weekly and/or monthly reporting responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

Qualifications

Qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Continued education preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in medical cash posting 
  • Experience working with all payer types to include government and commercial insurance companies
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and navigating Windows software
  • Proficient background in Microsoft Excel
  • Superior communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Multi-tasking with a strong attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines

Working conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Supervisory responsibility

None

AAP/EEO Statement

ZOLL is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace, where unique identities, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences are respected and valued.

 Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran