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Patient Financial Counselor Cancer Center FT Days in Shawnee Mission, KS at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Patient Financial Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Job Description


Work Hours/Shifts

Full-time / Days

Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes Shawnee Mission Medical Center, SMH – Overland Park and SMH – Prairie Star. The 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have 10 Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 70 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care and Spira Care locations.


You will be responsible for: 

  • Performs insurance verification, pre-certification, in-house follow-up and discharge, pre-registration, registration and collecting upfront cash for patients into Shawnee Mission Medical Center in a pleasant and accurate manner.
  • Protects the legal and financial standing of the hospital by obtaining appropriate signatures on consent to treat forms and other required assignment of benefits forms, adhering to written policies and procedures.
  • Performs duties by assisting and screening patient with the qualifications of the hospital’s financial assistance program.
  • Receives cash and check payments from patients, records appropriately and deposits it with the cashier as department requires.
  • Assists patients in reviewing their bills and finding solutions for payment.
  • Assists patients with payment plans on existing accounts.
  • Maintains and ensures collection notices are mailed on a daily basis. 

What will you need?  

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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