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Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Rutherford Regional Health Systems. Our team members are the cornerstone of our mission of making communities healthier. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just beginning your career, Rutherford Regional Health Systems has opportunities for you to utilize your skills and expertise.

Practice Specialist

Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Req ID 7462-7620 Post Date May. 15, 2023 CategoryAdministrative FacilityRutherford Regional Health System

Company Description:

Rutherford Regional Health System is a 143-bed acute care facility that offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Rutherford Regional is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs.  We provide our services in a caring, professional environment through the teamwork of our medical staff and employees.

Rutherford Regional Health System’s partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare is bringing the pieces together to transform healthcare in Rutherford County. Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country’s leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke’s unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.


Essential Functions:

  • Assist with processing claims, discussing outstanding balances with patients, investigating billing discrepancies.
  • If needed, the coordinator will assist in standard MOA duties including but not limited to check in / check out, answering phones, and scheduling patients.
  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting.
  • Maintains examination areas.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration.
  • Reviews provider orders prior to patient leaving the clinic.
  • Obtains informed consent for invasive procedures.
  • Schedules referral appointments as necessary or as instructed by the provider.
  • Maintains patient information in the computer system.
  • Schedules and registers patients.
  • Maintains patient information on the computer system.
  • Post charges, completes paperwork, collects copays, deductibles and account balances.
  • Assists in the completion of "end of day balancing/closing" and deposit preparations for courier pickup.

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree preferred


Required Skills: 

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Computer: Microsoft Office, EMR System

Experience: 3-5 years of medical billing experience in a hospital-based environment required

Ability to create and follow written procedures.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Self-starter with strong organizational skills.

CPC Coursework or CPC Certification preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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