Patient Benefits Coordinator - Portland, OR

Employer: Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic

Job Description:
The Patient Benefits Coordinator serves as a liaison between the patient and the external billing and insurance agencies. This position is responsible for assisting patients with obtaining health insurance coverage, submitting insurance claims, and following up on account receivables.


Education: High School Diploma or GED is required. Associate’s Degree or Certificate from an Accredited Technical School is preferred.
Experience: 1 year of experience with billing credit and/or patient benefits, preferably in a medical office. Experience in special programs such as State managed care plans is preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Must be able to pass state and federal/or other required certification exam within 30 days of hire.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of medical terminology or wiliness to learn; Bilingual English/Spanish with demonstrated ability to communicate at level 9 on the ALTA language proficiency scale. Ability to prioritize work and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, with frequent interruptions. Ability to build effective relationships and interact with the patients, providers, and staff in a professional manner. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Electronic Medical Records, Word, and Excel. Basic knowledge of medical terminology and medical billing insurance desired.

Contact Person:
Location: Portland, OR
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on November 24, 2020

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