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Patient Accounts Representative

Santiam Hospital
Job Description

Santiam Hospital is looking for you to join the Santiam Hospital & Clinics health care team of innovative leaders located in the heart of Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley. We are currently seeking an experienced Patient Accounts Representative to join our Santiam Hospital Clinic Billing Department.

Santiam Hospital proudly offers excellent career opportunities, benefits, and support that will allow you to grow in your career and fully enjoy your passions.

Compensation: DOE, starting at $16.00/hr

Job Type: Full-time


  • This position will begin with working with the Clinic Billing Coordinator on a large project pertaining to Oregon Medicaid claims and will evolve into working insurance claims and patient accounts.
  • Accurately posting patient and insurance payments.
  • Researching and recording patient and insurance refunds.
  • Documenting all actions taken related to a patient’s account in order to maintain a permanent, accurate record in the account.
  • Maintaining quality customer service and patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Performing other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year of experience working in patient accounting
  • One year of insurance billing experience
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Good communication with insurance companies and co-workers
  • Must be skilled in written and verbal communications
  • Commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere

Benefits at a Glance:

  • 401(k) Retirement plan
  • Health, dental and vision insurance for staff and family
  • PTO, holidays and extended medical leave bank
  • Hospital Incentive Plan (HIP)
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability Insurance
  • Staff discounts

Santiam Hospital is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have any additional qualifications we should be aware of?


  • patient accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • insurance billing: 1 year (Preferred)
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