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Posted Job Title
Charge Audit Nurse D/E
Job Profile Title
Veterinary Technician D
Job Description Summary
The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/
Perform charge capture audits by reviewing patient medical record documentation against the corresponding invoice, for out-patient visits as well as hospitalized patients
Prepare modifications to patient charges as a result of the audits, if required
Interact with clinical Services directly to obtain additional information needed to understand what medical procedures were performed and properly bill account, based on that information
Identify charging practices (including fee code use accuracy) and clinical documentation issues and work with ancillary departments to resolve issues; notify appropriate leadership of identified issues
Maintain an audit activity report (Excel spreadsheet) to track and communicate audit activity with the associated financial impact; analyze audit results to identify patterns, trends, variances and opportunities to improve revenue integrity; notify appropriate leadership of identified issues
Provide education to all clinical Services as needed to promote appropriate charge capture processes and improve understanding of the documentation requirements for specific charge activity
Work with Client Liaison to audit charges based on client concerns/questions and discuss/clarify findings
Perform other job related duties as assigned
Charge Audit Nurse D: Associateâ™s or Bachelorâ™s degree in Veterinary Technology and 4+ years of experience working in a veterinary hospital environment, with extensive knowledge of veterinary healthcare practicesÂ or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Charge Audit Nurse E: as above, but 6+ years experience required.
Strong analytical and investigational skills
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills â“ must be detail-orientated
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal; ability to interact positively with the public and staff in a professional manner
Ability to communicate effectively with many levels throughout the hospital
Ability to function independently with productive time management skills, as well as work cooperatively within a team
Proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook is required
Please submit a cover letter along with your resume.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$20.00 - $36.00
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00014036
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