Account Clerk

Rochester Regional | Potsdam, NY

Posted Date 6/23/2022


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STATUS: Full Time


DEPARTMENT: MH Financial Counseling

SCHEDULE: 8 Hour, Days


  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Requires one year clerical experience.
  • Requires the ability to learn full knowledge of all money transactions, charges, cash, checks, credit cards, etc. - general bookkeeping knowledge.
  • Requires the ability to operate computer terminal to acquire patient information and accounting.  Must have excellent command of the calculator.
  • Must possess high level of interpersonal skills in relating to all types of patients and visitors as well as hospital staff.


  • Receives cash/check payment for patient accounts. Assists patients with questions about their bills, or refers to third party.
  • Records all checks and cash received by mail with identifying information into computer system. Totals and verifies amount.
  • Separately identifies and tallies checks received from various third-party payers and matches amount to billing vouchers.
  • Verifies that monies received from patients match itemized statement.
  • Researches by mail, computer, or telephone, missing information to credit proper patient accounts and/or departments of hospital.
  • May type letters, reports, lists; files, posts, sorts.
  • As circumstances dictate, may interview patients, families or responsible individual to determine payment arrangements.
  • Assists in orienting new employees to job responsibilities as requested by Supervisor.
  • Participates in the performance improvement efforts of the hospital. Produces and monitors related department quality indicators.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Employment Type
Full Time

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