The Accounts PayableÂ Clerk is responsible and accountable for
the assigned facility(ies) accounting functions in accordance with
federal, state and local generally accepted accounting principles.Â
The Accounts PayableÂ Clerk provides assistance to residents and
family members, facility personnel, or third party administrators
as requested or required to maintain timely and accurate billing
cycles, reporting schedules and cash flows. Conduct skilled nursing
billing of Medicare, Medicaid, Private and Managed Care Insurance
Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsible for completion of pre-authorizations for admission
for assigned facilities including the verification of benefits,
introductory calls or letters to new resident families and
monitoring computer accuracy of new admission information.
• Responsible for maintaining and updating subsidiary resident
listings for special handling of statements.
• Responsible for posting census daily for assigned facilities
into the computer and balancing to the manual census reports.
• Responsible for posting all ancillary charges for assigned
• Maintains assigned facility trust bank accounts and disburses
funds in accordance with all state and federal regulations.
• Completes all phases of balances and checks to close out month
and begin statement process for assigned facilities by the last
work day of the month.
• Responsible for compilation and organization of monthly packet
information by the 10th of each month, six month audit information
and year end reports and audit information associated with cash and
assigned facilities by the recorded due dates.
• Responsible for billing, posting of payments and adjustments,
and assisting in the monitoring of the collection of accounts
receivables for assigned payers and all reporting associated with
the assigned payer.
• Responsible for reports, projects, and other clerical duties
as may be assigned by the Regional Accounting Office Manager or the
Innovative Rehabilitation Administrator.
• Carries out all job duties following the established policies
and practices consistent with the mission and philosophy of the
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow
instructions, and accept constructive criticism.Â Must be able to
deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors,
government agencies/personnel, and the general public.Â Must be
able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and
potentially hostile people within the facility. Must be able to
speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient
for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents,
Knowledge with skilled nursing Medicaid, Medicare and Private
billing along with Managed Care insurance billing.Â
Education and Experience
Minimum ofÂ one (1) years experience in an office setting with
progressive knowledge in record keeping or bookkeeping. Or, a
combination of education and experience which would provide the
specialized knowledge required for the position.