Surgery Billing Coordinator

  • Memphis, TN
  • Full-time

Company Description

Christ Community Health Services has focused on fulfilling the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of the poor, the uninsured and the homeless in Memphis since 1995. Through our strategically placed health care centers and outreach programs, we provide high-quality health care and other services to thousands of patients, caregivers, students and families each year. Our goal is to go where the need is greatest to provide quality services in the name of Jesus Christ.

Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Surgery Billing Coordinator                          POSTING PERIOD:  4/19 - 29/2013

LOCATION:  University Familt Health Center                   PAY RANGE:           $13.58 - $19.01 hourly

REPORTS TO:  Director of Revenue Services                 FLSA STATUS:        Non-Exempt


This position is responsible for review and analyzing patient's financial requirements for schedule procedures.  This position will also execute payment arrangements and coordinate billing/collection efforts.


  • Research, review and the cost of schedule procedures.
  • Establish payment plans and coordinate collection efforts.
  • Analyze patient's financial statement pertaining to schedule procedures and issue reminders on outstanding balances.
  • Assist the billing department with collections as needed.
  • Codes and enters Charge data.
  • Collect and post patient payments.
  • Follow up on unpaid balance for schedule procedures.
  • Codes surgical claims for payment.
  • Follow up and monitor surgical accounts.
  • Manage workflow for surgical and hospital claims.
  • Provide support to the billing entity as needed




Education: High school diploma plus some specialized training.

Experience: At least 1 year previous surgery billing, including at least two years billing experience.  Must know Coding and CPT coding with expertise with Surgical Codes; ability to read EOB/Remittance Advice.

Licenses or Certifications:  CPC required; additional certifications preferred.

Mental Requirements:


_____  Level 1 - Requires some concentration and normal attention.  Generally, once the job is learned, the tasks can be performed more or less automatically.

_X___  Level 2 - Requires high periods of concentration intermittently and normal attention.  Generally, even once the job is learned, tasks will require normal attention to deal with recurring variables.


_____  Level 3 - Requires high level of concentration and high level of attention intermittently.  Generally, the approach to tasks may be consistent, but the number of steps required and/or the number of variables involved creates the possibility of errors unless the incumbent pays close attention.


Physical Requirements: 


Sitting      90%

Standing    5%

Walking     5%




Maximum number of pounds required (with or without assistance):  50 lbs



Machines and Equipment Used:


    Machines, Equipment, Tools             Approximate % ot Time        Degree of Hand:Eye

                                                                                                              Coordination Required


1. Photocopier                                                  10%                                    Low

2. Fax Machine                                                  5%                                     Low

3. Telephone                                                    10%                                     Low

4. Computer                                                     70%                                   Normal

5. Calculator                                                      5%                                      High


Approximate percentage of time incumbent spends in "on-the-job" travel, excluding commuting to regular work location:  5%


Working Conditions

Typical office environment with slight risk of back injury from lifting heavy boxes.