Position Details

Department: CORP | PFS - Hospital
Category: Patient Financial Services
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 575359
Date Posted: 4/21/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Sr Cash Application Specialist supports the Supervisor of Billing and Cash Posting by monitoring the daily processing and posting of all cash and A/R transactions to ensure maximum efficiency and accuracy of accounts receivable balances. This position performs daily audits of electronic deposits, paper checks, credit card payments and unidentified payments. This position ensures that work is in compliance with all cash related procedures and financial control policies set by the finance department.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Responsible for daily audit of all cash transactions
    • Reviews, processes, and applies all daily cash receipts, non-cash transactions, A/R adjustments, denial posting, write-offs, and refunds. Balances cash posted against bank deposit report daily. Ensures team members scan all remits and denials to KidScan for uploading to the patient’s electronic record in ChartMaxx at the time of posting. Assists supervisor with month-end reporting of cash. Identifies and recommends process improvements to facilitate efficient and effective cash applications. Monitors daily cash transfer process between PCMG and PCH to ensure funds are posted to the correct location. Monitors daily e-mail box and address inquiries.
  2. Researches and posts all unidentified payments
    • Reviews liability accounts daily and performs intensive research to identify the accounts associated with the unidentified cash. Educates team members on findings to reduce liability account posting. Reports unresolved liability accounts to management on a weekly basis.
  3. Reconciles unidentified and misapplied cash on a daily and monthly basis
    • Reviews all payments to ensure accuracy based on contracted fee schedules. Notifies management of unusual inaccuracies/trends in payments by third party payers. Completes daily and monthly cash reconciliation report and reports variances to management.
  4. Review and resolve credit balances
    • Receives and reviews daily credit balance report and works with team members to process refunds when applicable. Initiates refunds on credit balances and forwards to the appropriate manager for signature approval. Ensures team members scan all refund support documentation to the patient’s electronic record in ChartMaxx.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High school diploma or equivalent Required
2. Associates degree in related field. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three years experience working with healthcare bank deposits and balancing to daily cash using a centralized computer-based system. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. No certification/license/registry requirements have been added to this JDR. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Talking Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
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