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Director of Billing
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14335

Lighthouse Lab Services is representing an exciting reference laboratory located in the Atlanta, GA area who's seeking a Laboratory Billing Director to join its team. If you're seeking advancement or you're tired of your current role, we'd love to hear from you!

It is important to note this lab does not in house bill our tests but have a contract with a third party biller in India. The ideal candidate is someone very familiar with credentialing, authorizations, payer engines etc.

Key duties include:

– Assist in development and implementation of plans, policies and procedures for billing and collections operations

– Coordinate and manage work of all billing and collection staff

– Responsible for performing all billing functions for training and back-up purposes, if necessary

– Identify problem areas or situations, evaluate root cause, and take appropriate action to resolve issues

– Maintain and test internal controls related to billing and collections

– Review, coordinate, and update all compliance issues regarding federal, state, and local guidelines

– Maintain Billing software system Telcor

– Reconcile billings with accounts receivable ledger

– Maintain Billing Metrics Database

– Demonstrate strong leadership skills through training, supervision, coaching and mentoring of others

– Support internal and external audit process

– Demonstrate continuous efforts to improve operations; decrease turnaround times; streamline work processes; and work cooperatively and jointly with internal departments to provide quality seamless customer service

– Represent department and the organization favorably and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes at all times

– Cross train staff with Client Services and Sales Support functions; support these areas as needed

– Other duties as assigned by management


Desired Skills and Experience

– 3-5 years of medical billing and supervisory experience preferred

– Previous experience or familiarity billing for toxicology, molecular diagnostics, infectious disease, pharmacogenetics, women's health, hereditary cancer, and/or non-invasive pre-natal testing considered a big plus.

– In-depth knowledge of billing accounting software

– Previous experience with Telcor is highly preferred

– Working knowledge of laboratory information systems (LIS)

– Knowledge of rules and regulations as relating to submission of Medicare and Insurance claims

– Knowledge of CPT and ICD medical coding

– Knowledge of record retention requirements related to HIPAA

– Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

– Customer service focused and professional attitude

– Ability to solve problems, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment

– Ability to make independent decisions regarding matters of significance

– Work with little to no supervision

– Ability to work outside core business hours as needed

– Able to work in a team environment and interact closely with team members

– Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills

– Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization

– Excellent verbal & written communication skills, as well as keenly attentive to detail

– Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

– High level of proficiency with PC based software programs, including MS Office Excel


Salary and Benefits: 

– Competitive Salary (Based on Experience)

– Full Benefits offered

About Us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

#KW Job ID: 14335

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