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Senior Patient Account Representative Job

Cottage Health - Billing Careers

Job Number: 18271

Facility: Cottage Health System

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Shift: Days

Schedule: FULL-TIME 8 HOUR (FP)

Hours: 8

Full Job Title: Sr. Patient Account Representative - Commerical

The Patient Account Representative, Senior (Senior PAR) maximize cash collections while minimizing uncollectable accounts. The Senior PAR interfaces with internal revenue cycle departments and external payer organizations including Health Information Management, Case management, Review organizations, Access/Registration Areas, and Clinical Departments to achieve clean claim submissions. Claims processing and account collections are performed through written and oral communications, use of multiple systems and in compliance with regulatory bodies. The Senior PAR ensures that all accounts are processed in an efficient and expeditious manner while assuring the integrity of each patient account. Acts as a positive agent of change to create and promote an enthusiastic and positive team working environment.



Minimum: Some college coursework
Preferred: Associate's Degree or higher


Minimum: Basic MS Word and Excel skills. 35 wpm keyboarding/typing speed. Basic math skills.

Preferred: Advanced user of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.


Minimum: 4 years of office experience, with at least 1 of those years working in medical billing.

Preferred: 7 years in a hospital environment with extensive knowledge of all billing and/or registration systems, including insurance carriers, contracts, and types of medical coverage.

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