LAC Patient Access

  Full-Time (36+ hours)

  Mon - Fri 830-5 pm

  LGH/Patient Access

  • 2 Years Experience Required
  • Financial Counselor

    The Financial Counselor is responsible for protections the financial standing of the health system by

    interviewing patients and/or responsible parties to perform financial assessments, arrange payment

    pathways, including credit plans and obtaining promissory notes from patients without adequate

    insurance coverage. Screen and approve applications for charity, grant, disability and Medicaid

    presumptive eligibility. Collect funds for copayment, coinsurance and deductibles. Administer and

    understand governmental guidelines for COBRA, Medicare, Medicaid and other available

    governmental programs.

    Educational Requirements

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business or Healthcare Administration is preferred.

    Experience Requirements

    Two years experience in a patient financial services, or patient access occupation

    Previous experience with patient financial billing, registration or other healthcare financial services

    Certification/Licensure Requirements

    Ability to obtain necessary governmental certifications (Certified Application Counselor) within 60 days of employment



    Job Description will be reviewed at time of interview.

    The physical demands outlined in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some job positions require a Job Function Match test (physical demands test) in which the applicant must meet all physical demand requirements for the position.