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Athena Health Care Systems Accounts Receivable Assistant in Worcester, Massachusetts

Accounts Receivable Assistant


Parsons Hill Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Worcester, MA

Posted 1 week ago

We are hiring an Accounts Receivable Assistant to join our dynamic care team at Parsons Hill Rehab in Worcester!

Hourly range between $20 and $25, paid weekly.

Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life.

Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company.

As an AR Assistant, you assist in the day-to-day accounting function of the facility in accordance with current applicable accounting and cost reimbursement principles relating to the long-term care operations, and as may be directed by the Director of Financial Services or Administrator.

Experience & Education:

  • Must have, as a minimum, six (6) months experience in bookkeeping or accounting practice.

  • Experience in health care accounting preferred but not required.

  • High school diploma or its equivalent required.

  • New graduates welcome!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all Accounts Receivable Assistant job descriptions.

  • Discuss billing situations with residents and/or responsible parties including Director of Finance.

  • Maintain accurate and timely records and reports, including all accounts, journals, deposits, ledgers, etc.

  • Maintain accurate census data.

  • Secure all cash and valuables on hand, per policy.

  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.

  • Respect and take care of facility equipment and not wasteful of supplies.

  • Contribute to effective communication and pleasant working conditions.

  • Contribute to and promote resident and family relations.

  • Is knowledgeable in Privacy Practices to protect residents’ health information.

Specific Requirements:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

  • Must be able to type 45 words per minute and use a 10-key calculator.

  • Must possess the ability to carry out assigned job functions that are necessary for assisting the Director of Financial Services in collecting, billing and maintaining Accounts Receivable.

  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents, staff, based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.

  • Maintains the cable/phone billing upon admission and monthly thereafter on an ongoing basis

  • Maintains and follows up on all coinsurance receivables.

  • Maintains and follows up on all applied income collections.

  • Completes Medicaid redeterminations when applicable.

  • Back-up for the Payroll position.

  • Is knowledgeable in various payment sources as needed and assists resident and families.

  • Is diligent in collections.

About Athena Health Care Systems:

Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment.

Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve.

Athena’s Benefits:

  • Competitive and Weekly Pay

  • Holiday and Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees

  • 401(k) with Employer Match for All Team Members

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program

Available for Eligible Team Members:

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Vacation and Personal Time

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryAccounts Receivable, Finance