Job Opportunity for Medical Billing Technical Lead

Medical Billing Technical Lead - Salem, OR


Childhood Health Associates of Salem

891 23rd Street NE

Salem, OR 97301


JOB SUMMARY:  Billing Technical Lead - Oversight of all billing functions including file maintenance, coding and reimbursement, charges and payment posting.  Lead other billing staff to optimize the performance of other billing tasks including claims scrubbing,  refund analysis and preparation, investigation of denials and underpaid claims, appeals generation, all aspects of insurance, patient collection, and patient enrollment.  Daily review  of outgoing claims by billing staff for accuracy and completeness, and  on-going analysis of outstanding balances and aging reports to determine correct course of action.  Must provide technical guidance to provider staff on coding and billing accuracy.


EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors or Associates Degree, 2-3 years minimum experience in medical practice billing. Certified Coder. Must be familiar with Allscripts EHR and Navicure or similar systems.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift up to 20lbs, sit for long periods of time, work at computer for long periods of time, and communicate with clinic staff clearly.


HOUR REQUIREMENT:  Mon. – Fri. hours are flexible between 7:00a.m. and 8:00p.m. Totalling 40 hours per week.


SKILLS/ ABILITIES:  Must possess ability to lead a group, create a positive and productive work environment and collegial  atmosphere within the department and between departments;  be detail oriented and organized, and value accuracy and completeness over speed. Must be prepared to demonstrate knowledge of ICD-10, explain a denial appeal (bring a writing sample or send with resume), explain strategies for the claim review process, and to demonstrate how to instruct staff to effect changes.  Must be proactive at finding ways to increase accuracy in billing and encourage collections.   


BENEFITS:  Pay to be determined depending on experience.  Competitive pay, retirement and other benefits. This is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


EMAIL CONTACT:  Holly Elmore, JD at

Closes April 7th, 2014 at 5:00.


Due to the impending snowstorm we will be closing early today. Our staff is now working on rescheduling all appointments that were scheduled for after noon, but even if you don't hear from us in time... if your appointment was for anytime after noon today, please consider it cancelled. 

You will still be able to reach a medical professional in an emergency by calling our regular number 503-364-2181

Tomorrow's hours will be highly dependent on what happens with the weather, so keep your eyes on our status and keep your phone handy. 


Stay safe and warm!