Sonic Healthcare USA

  • Pathology Billing Specialist

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/16/2019 7:12 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    First shift
  • Overview

    Under limited supervision: analyze client completed Sonic Service Requisition forms, determine appropriate charge category, and transcribe pertinent data into Patient Maintenance on-line data base.  Accurately identify and transcribe coded test(s), rendering pathologist, diagnosis code(s), and testing locations as indicated on the SONIC Service Requisition form for both initial billing and resubmission of claims.  Use job aids to select appropriate charges.  Use manual and on-line resources to research for missing data.  Ensure accurate, neat, timely, and quality completion of all transactions.  Use problem solving skills to retrieve data base records and correct any errors identified by the Order Entry Edit report.  Sort and file completed requisition forms by date of service.  Maintain daily report of all completed transactions.




    • Obtain SONIC Service Requisition forms, as needed, for processing.
    • Review a variety of data and perform data entry.
    • Develop proficiency in processing the minimum number of requisition forms per hour within the 90-day probationary period of employment. The billing standard is set by the Accounts Receivable Director and is subject to change.
    • Interact effectively with Team Leads and Supervisor to resolve complex issues.
    • Adhere to established SONIC billing policies, practices, and procedures.
    • Perform accurate sorting and filing of completed transactions.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Promotes quality patient/client relations by performing data entry in a timely and accurate manner.  Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the laboratory.  Adheres to all company and departmental policies and regulations.  Works with minimal direction. Consults with team leaders or supervisor as needed.  Functions as a front end billing operator in the Accounts Receivable Department.  Operates general Accounts Receivable equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computer keyboards, fax machines, copiers, and printers.  Effectively communicates via written, verbal, and electronic methods 





    Education:  High school diploma or GED


    Experience:   Experience and education equivalent to six months experience in data entry.  Medical insurance billing and coding experience a plus.


    Skills:  Knowledge of microcomputer technology and terminology.  Ability to type and demonstrate 10 key proficiency at current departmental standards is required.  Develop effective and harmonious work habits and relationships.  Ability to read and comprehend English.

    Additional Information

    Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment background check and drug screen, EOE.


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