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Billing Specialist II

CHI St. Anthony Hospital Pendleton, Oregon
Requisition ID 2021-210426 Employment Type Full Time Department Clinic Billing Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule MF 8-430 Remote No Category Billing and Scheduling

CHI St. Anthony Hospital is a 25 bed, licensed for 49, faith-based, acute care, level four trauma, critical access hospital and healthcare campus serving the Pendleton, Oregon area for more than 100 years. We are committed to the highest quality of patient care and safety; and to strengthening our community through wellness education.  CHI St. Anthony Hospital is designed specifically to ensure that our physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals can continue to provide extraordinary care for our patients.  The 103,000 square foot hospital features 4 operations rooms, 11 emergency rooms, 30 private patient rooms, and the latest medical equipment.  St. Anthony Hospital has plenty of room to grow as needed by the community and will continue to provide the safest quality of care possible.  St. Anthony Hospital was also named one of the top patient experience hospitals in 2021.  CHI St. Anthony is a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation, boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services-all recognized for quality, safety and service. To learn more go to


Job Summary / Purpose

Under general directions, the Billing Specialist Lead is responsible for compiling and maintaining records of charges for goods and services rendered and ensuring accurate and efficient charge entry at any health care facility.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Act as a team lead to schedule work and ensure timely and accurate billing activities.
  • Coordinate copies of medical documentation with physician charges to support billing to third-party payers.
  • File and enter billing for patients into system and analyzes patient accounts to ensure billing is accurate.
  • Resolve routine patient billing inquiries and problems, handling follow-up questions from patients, resolving discrepancies or errors.
  • Review medical coding as necessary and enters patient charges into billing applications.
  • Act as a resource for Practice Managers and Physicians with denials and coding questions.
  • Resolve complex patient billing inquiries and problems.
  • Work with Practice Manager to facilitate training of new hires and other training initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.


Required Education (for CHI Leadership Job Levels from Supervisor through President)

Does Not Apply

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Required Licensure and Certifications


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

4 years of billing experience in a health care organization.

PREFERRED Qualifications



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