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Job Title: Insurance Clerk

Company: Westchester Medical Center

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Clerical/Administrative Support

Department: Admitting

Position: Full Time

Hours: Day

Shift: All Shifts

Req #: 14439

Job Details:

Internal Posting:

11/18/19- 12/3/19


Under general supervision, an Insurance Clerk processes insurance claims to third party health carriers for billing of medical services provided to patients at Westchester Medical Center. Responsibilities include initial billing, investigation and reconciliation of problem claims, maintaining automated accounts, filing, and other clerical tasks. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.


Good knowledge of hospital billing procedures; familiarity with procedures involved in processing, and in the general type of information required by health and hospital insurance carriers; familiarity with medical terms; familiarity with the general functions of a hospital organization; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to perform mathematic calculations using a computer; ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail and database software; ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position; initiative; tact; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


High school or equivalency diploma and four years of clerical experience, one year of which included the processing of patients’ medical insurance claims as the primary function of the position. Substitutions: Satisfactory completion of 30 college credits* may be substituted for the general experience at the rate of 30 credits per year. There is no substitution for the one year of specialized experience processing patients’ medical insurance claims.