MEDICARE BILLING OFFICER
Clinical Services Team
Medicare Billing Officer is part of the Clinical Team of Mawarnkarra Health Service. The Service objective is to provide holistic, primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of the West Pilbara region.
20 Sholl Street, Roebourne, WA 6718.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:45pm with 45minutes (unpaid) for lunch daily. You are to be ready for work no later than 8:30am daily.
Other conditions of employment are identified in your contract for employment.
All Mawarnkarra employees are required to comply with all policies in force at the time of commencement of employment and those implemented from time to time.
As part of the orientation program, employees are required to sign declarations and agreement pursuant to policies of the Health Service.
The Medicare Billing Officer role is multifaceted, in that this role carries a variety of responsibilities. The primary responsibility is managing/submitting Medicare billing in a timely manner. This involves being able to use the patient data management system, and an understanding of Medicare Billing Schedule (MBS).
SELECTION CRITERIA, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- A demonstrated understanding of Medicare billing practices in a primary health care service and a commitment to implementing systems for ongoing quality improvement in billing practices.
- An understanding of the MBS
- Demonstrated capacity to work in a collaborative manner with staff.
- Motivation to provide service excellence.
- Excellent writing skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Commitment to ongoing participation in education, professional development, evidence based research and quality assurance.
- Understanding the scope of practice and ability to seek help from line manager when required.
- Remain up to date and informed of communications regarding billing and Medicare (such as from Department of Health/Human Services)
1. Medicare responsibilities:
2. Reporting responsibilities:
4. Quality improvement activities:
5. Professional responsibilities:
Attend and participate in the professional development program and relevant external seminars and conferences, as approved.
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Performance will be appraised on an on-going basis and formally at the first 3 months and annually thereafter.
Consent to a Working with Children Check and a National Police Certificate. Employment is conditional pending the outcome of these checks.
Current Driver’s License.
All employees are subject to regular random drug and alcohol testing.
Please email your resume and application for a role through to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive confirmation that your application has been received. Should we progress your application to interview, we will contact you to arrange.
MHS may commence appointment proceedings immediately, appoint by invitation or make no appointment at all. This opportunity is only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.