Medi-cal Billing Specialist

Full-time Professional  |  Sacramento, CA, US

We are growing expanding and hiring, and offering a sign-on bonus.

Hope Cooperative is searching for a Medi-Cal Billing Specialist.

Description:

The Medi-Cal Billing Specialist provides clerical support and serves as the primary user of Sacramento County’s Automated Client Activity Tracking System (AVATAR) and Medi-Cal Billing System. The Medi-Cal Billing Specialist provides back-up support to the Medical Records Clerk.

We are looking for dynamic, committed individuals to join our team. If you want to be part of the solution to solving homelessness in our community, we are looking for your talent and expertise as we transform and empower the lives of people with mental illness by supporting independence and preventing homelessness. We are a highly respected, award-winning provider of a full array of mental health and supportive housing services in Sacramento and Yolo Counties, and we need you to bring your compassion and support to the most vulnerable in our community.

At Hope Cooperative we’re committed to the happiness and well-being of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth.

This position is a full-time, non-exempt position and may require working some evening and weekend schedules.

HOPE Cooperative (aka TLCS, Inc.) offers a competitive benefit package consisting of, but not limited to, the following, and may be subject to change:

  • 21 PTO days year (4 weeks/1 day)
  • 26 PTO days after 5th year (5 weeks / 1 day)
  • 6 days paid sick time
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Personal Days (Floating Holidays)
  • Employer paid health insurance for employee and children
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Regular hourly wage step scale increases
  • Flexible start/end times for some positions
  • iPhone with unlimited data for personal/profession use and laptop for some positions
  • Clinical Supervision towards licensure (for certain positions and upon approval)
  • CEU days for certain positions
  • Free CEU’s for certain positions
  • Annual BBQ and staff appreciation awards
  • Annual Gift Card Program
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Transfer Sick Time Hours to PTO Hours
  • PTO Cash Out
  • Voluntary Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance and more.  

* All benefit offerings are subject to change and are governed by the eligibility guidelines in the Employee Handbook. This list represents a general summary of available benefits and nothing stated here should be interpreted as being included in a written offer for employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Interpersonal Skills – Responds promptly to colleagues and/or client needs. Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control managing difficult or emotional situations; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things; Shows respect and sensitivity to all people including those with cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Reacts well under pressure.
  2. Communication – Speaks and writes clearly; Listens and gets clarification; Tailors the content of speech to the level and experience of the audience; Uses appropriate grammar and choice of words; Organizes ideas clearly; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Ensures that others involved in a project or effort are kept informed about developments and plans.
  3. Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback constructively; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed;   Is open with other team members about his/her concerns; Is able to see the merits of perspectives other than his/her own; Demonstrates openness; Makes agreements/commitments and follows through.
  4. Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  5. Quality and Quantity – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality; Meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Work experience with Medi-Cal billing is highly desirable.
  • Two (2) years of office work experience with attention to details.
  • Work, volunteer or life experience with homeless individuals and/or individuals with mental health issues is highly desirable.
  • Consumer of mental health services or a family member of a mental health consumer is desirable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  1. Possess a valid California Driver’s License and current vehicle insurance.   Driving record must meet, and continue to meet, the underwriting standards established by the generalized driving guidelines used by our insurance broker.  Must provide proof of insurance.
  2. Must have at least 3 or more years of driving experience.

Other Skills, Abilities, and Job Requirements:

  1. Ability to pass clearance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and/or Department of Justice (DOJ) background screenings.
  2. Consumer of mental health services or a family member of a mental health consumer is desirable.

HOPE Cooperative (aka TLCS, Inc.) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer,   and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Our agency embraces a diverse & culturally rich workforce, and we welcome all candidates to apply.

To apply visit Hope Cooperative – Online Career Center

Final Filing Date:  Until Filled

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