Why Work For Us?
Columbia Wellness is
proud to be a company of real people committed to quality. We are focused on
building a better future in mental health and behavioral healthcare. We have
established a strong referral base in the community, and we are invested in our
clinical growth. We offer generous training opportunities, free supervision,
and a large spectrum of programs in which you can work. Columbia Wellness is
located in-between two major cities, Seattle and Portland. By working with us
you get the best of both small town and big city life. You're close to the
beach, the mountains, the quiet and the city life. If you're looking for a
place to call home and build a career, join our team at Columbia Wellness.
If you want to make a
difference that matters, then we want to hear from you. Together we can do
Some of What You'll Do:
The Contract &
Credentialing Specialist coordinates insurance requirements by plan ensuring
each department clinical and administrative is informed of all
requirements/changes and maximum performance by insurance requirement is
achieved. The Specialist will maintain Contract files and communicate directly
with the Billing Manager and the Billing Specialist on system set-up
requirements and billing changes.
Summary of essential responsibilities:
deficiencies in work performed under contracts and provide training needed
to ensure contract compliance.
agency access and flow are established to maximize reimbursement.
of contract performance.
billing reconciliation with billing manager.
in annual audit process.
use of technology and software including but not limited to: computers,
phones, email, EMR, etc.
helpful, respectful, approachable and team-oriented.
time management including but not limited to: planning ahead where
possible and be punctual in person and work performed.
strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embrace continuous
all documentation, reporting, and other paperwork per agency standards.
all appropriate staff, organizational, and external meetings (as
efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
duties as assigned.
What We Require:
- Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Programs
- Proficiency with Netsmart AVATAR a plus
- Bachelor's Degree in accounting and/or Business
Administration, or equivalent, is required
- Three (3) years of billing experience in an office
- Additional qualifying experience may be substituted
year for year for education
- Knowledge of billing/contracting and collections,
billing software, reconciliation of billing accounts, as well as
experience with computers and business machines
- Applicant must have strong analytical skills and be
- Knowledge and understanding of applicable legal
terminology, regulations, and laws
Salary: $21.40 per hour
This position is a part
of a union (OPEIU Local 11)
We are proud to be able
to not only offer competitive compensations but also a benefit package that our
We offer all permanent full-time
- Medical, Dental and Vision paid in full for the
employee and their family
- Long term disability and life insurance paid for by the
- 5% of gross pay put into a retirement plan by the
employer. Immediately vested, no match requirement.
- 9 paid holidays and 1 paid floater per year.
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 3 weeks of paid vacation in the 1st year of employment,
4 weeks after the first year and 5 weeks after 4 years.
- 3 pay increases within the first year of employment
*NO Phone Calls Please!
Columbia Wellness is an
Equal Opportunity Employer
Visit our website: www.columbiawell.org to
learn more about our organization.
Columbia Wellness is a
private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 60