Accounts Receivable Clerk

Location: Providence, RI
Job Code: 119
# of Openings: 1


Accounts Receivable Clerk

University Emergency Medicine Foundation (UEMF) is the academic emergency medicine physician practice plan of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  UEMF provides emergency department staffing for Rhode Island Hospital, the only Level I trauma center in this region; Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Rhode Island’s only children’s specialty hospital; The Miriam Hospital, a leading community teaching hospital and Newport Hospital, a community Magnet Hospital.  UEMF member physicians and providers treat over 250,000 patients per year at our 4 clinical sites, drawing patients from Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.  As a non-profit foundation, UEMF is committed to its mission and vision of academic and research support.  UEMF offers an excellent benefits package, including 85-90% employer-paid medical and dental, vision, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, paid time off, paid holidays and generous 401(k) retirement-plan. 

UEMF is currently seeking a highly motivated and professional Accounts Receivable Clerk within our Emergency Medicine Billing Department.  Under the general direction of the Assistant Billing Operations Manager, the Accounts Receivable Clerk is responsible for preparing the daily deposit, which consists of opening and sorting the mail, scanning EOB’s and checks into the bank system and balancing the deposit.  Will handle all patient correspondences that are received daily and miscellaneous third-party correspondence. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Prepare daily deposit, balance deposit, and scan to bank.
  • Responsible for opening and sorting mail.
  • Responsible for retrieving EOB’s from payor websites and scanning EOB’s into PaperFlow.
  • Handle all patient correspondence and miscellaneous third-party correspondence that are received daily.
  • Performs clerical functions including typing, filing, and maintaining related correspondences.

The qualifications for the position are:

  • Good computer and clerical skills are required.
  • Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills required.
  • Knowledge of ICD-9, ICD-10, and CPT-4 coding and medical terminology required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Successful candidate must submit to a background release form, demonstrate proof of being free from disqualifying information and must possess a driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle as some transportation may be required.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves and others.  UEMF is an equal opportunity employer.  We strive to provide a workplace free from harassment.  For more information about UEMF, please visit our website at


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