Financial Clerk

  • Job Tracking ID: 512937-800156
  • Job Location: Fall River, MA
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 27, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

SSTAR's Opiate Triage Center is looking for a Financial Clerk. This position is Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm (some flexibility).  This persons responsibility is verifying insurance coverage of new and existing patients.  Looking for someone who has strong communication and customer service skills and a demonstrated commitment to helping our clients.


1.     The Financial Clerk verifies coverage for new patients and existing clients with coverage changes

2.     Informs clinical staff and managers about coverage issues that would impact assignment of   clinicians

3.     Obtains initial authorization when required.

4.     The Financial Clerk meets with new and existing clients to establish sliding fees

5.     Problem solves issues with insurances that occur at the front desk;

6.     Entering of CPT codes and co-pays into system

7.     Obtaining initial authorizations for behavioral health services

8.     Other duties as required



Experience and Skills:


  • Knowledge of payor requirements or fast learner
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Detail oriented, demonstrated problem-solver
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with insurance UR staff
  • Adapts well to change and able to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player.
  • Accurate data entry
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping clients and their families.
  • Works well independently and takes initiative
  • Strong work history


Job Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, 403B, Life & STD, Earned Leave