Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of
people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed
to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable
patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented,
compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is
empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to
practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to
"Always Do The Right Thing!"
Our Staff Accountant performs bank reconciliation, bookkeeping and
billing functions. Provides administrative and reporting support to
Business Office employees.
Bachelors Degree in accounting or related area preferred
Two (2) year experience in the field
Experience in a healthcare or hospital environment is a plus
Familiar with a variety of the accounting and business support
concepts, practices and procedures
Ability to work independently with little direction
Knowledge of applicable software used by the facility & ability to
work with other necessary software typically used by the
Reconciles the client trust fund account, clearing account, petty
cash accounts, gift shop account and the welfare trust account.
Ensures that supporting schedules such as outstanding checks,
deposits, and other activities, that roll up to a summary report
are accurate and reliable.
Reviews individual client trust fund account balances to ensure
they are reconciled accurately and on a monthly basis. Reconciles
problems by researching discrepancies and making appropriate
Runs monthly reports on a timely basis, reviews for accuracy, and
Reviews individual monthly cash logs to ensure they are accurate
and proper supporting documentation is available for all cash
transactions. Distributes report to Business Manager for review.
Distributes monthly bank reconciliations to corporate accounting
office once approved.
Identified quarterly interest payment on client trust fund account
and distributes equally to individual account holders
Prepares monthly cafeteria and gift shop sales and sends reports to
corporate accounting office on the day following the close of the
month. Follows up with the Sales Tax Department for the monthly
sales tax report (3) days after the close of the month.
Reconciles individual cash reports to monthly cash collection by
payer report and bank reconciliation cash schedules.
Identifies and resolves discrepancies. Prepares cash schedule by
source of cash receipts such as Medicare, Medicaid, third party,
Reviews all insurance claims and reprices amount due to service
providers based on Medicaid reimbursement rates. Demonstrates a
good understanding of hospital Medicare reimbursement policies and
Medicaid CPT codes and rates.
Bills Medicare for laboratory services provided by the hospital
monthly or on a timely basis using the DDE system as required by
DCF. Strictly complies with Medicare and DCF guidelines on Medicare
billing. Resolves technical issues or any issues with DCF as soon
Maintains and updates the Medicare Part B receivable account.
Assists in the billing of Third Party Receivables and in the
updating of patients status in the FM 125 system.
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget. Prepares schedules
and budget packages for the departments. Reviews departmental
budget reports to ensure accuracy.
Picks up cafeteria cash from the ticket machine twice a week and
takes cash to Payroll Clerk for counting and preparation of receipt
and deposit slip.
Deposits cash collections to the bank.
Assists in the maintenance of all patients files in the Business
Office. Files all correspondence in an organized manner.
Assists in the annual audit of both external and internal
Provides back-up support for Forest Park cash window.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety
of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow
standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of
instructions and apply knowledge to different factual
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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