Sample Job Description for Patient Account Manager

Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Patient Account Manager. Please edit it to suit the requirements of your organization.

Job Title: Patient Account Manager

Location of the job: Metairie, LA 70001

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Years of Experience: 5 to 7 Years

Work Hours: All Day

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred.​

Job Summary:

The Patient Accounts Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the A/R Department. The Patient Accounts Manager works closely with Administrators and the Area Manager to assure the effectiveness of the Accounts Receivable for the facilities assigned to the Business Office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, among others, monitoring all accounts on a weekly basis to determine collection status, maintaining the integrity of the accounts receivable system and the connection between the clinical portion and the financial portion of the patient’s bill, and providing accurate and timely reporting of collections, denials, and accounts receivable statistics as needed by management.​

It also includes coordinating with the utilization review functions.​

Position Requirements:

  • Familiarity with personal computers and automated Accounts Receivable preferred.
  • strong knowledge of third party billing, previous supervisory experience required.
  • High School graduate;
  • Four years experience in a business environment, including experience with Accounts Receivable, collections, bookkeeping/accounting;
  • College degree preferred.