Financial Counselor I, Presence United Samaritans Medical Center, Danville:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Danville Pennsylvania

Requisition ID: 44458

Location: Presence United Samaritans Med

Location Address:
812 North Logan, Danville, IL  61832-3741 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day


The Financial Counselor I assists in the completion and coordination of all activities associated with patient financial processing in the assigned functional area.  Prioritizes, coordinates, and completes patient accounts; ensures all insurance requirements are met; provides information on financial liability to patients; and arranges payment options with the patients.  Screens patients for government and other funding sources.



  1. Prioritizes, coordinates, and completes patient accounts from patient scheduling through patient discharge to ensure that patient financial obligations are met.


  2. Completes patient accounts based on departmental protocols, policies and procedures, and compliance with regulatory agencies, including pre-admission, admission, pre-registration and registration functions.


  3. Calculates and estimates patient charges, as needed, and informs patients and/or guarantor of their financial liability (insurance limits and co-payment responsibilities). 


  4. Records the appropriate information in the information systems and completes daily weekly and monthly reports.


  5. Facilitates communication between Patient Access Services, physicians and other departments regarding insurance and payment issues, as well as other issues that impact patient services and schedules.


Education and/or Experience                                                              

High school diploma or GED required. Minimum one year of experience in hospital admissions, business office and/or physician’s office required.

Some college preparation preferred. General knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes and Medical Terminology preferred.


Business Unit: Corporate (LRHC and LPH)


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Basic Qualifications