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#97488 BMT Service Line Financial Counselor

Filing Deadline: Fri 3/29/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/16/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/25/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under direction of the BMT Finance Manager, the BMT Service Line Financial Counselor is responsible for financially securing all accounts in assigned areas; ensure accounts are evaluated within the Health System Financial Policy. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of third-party reimbursement requirements and regulations. Serves as financial resource to patient care team, staff, patients, and families regarding financial issues and/or referral to government programs.

Obtains eligibility, benefit information, authorizations, patient demographic information, deductibles, and patient liability. Presents/explains payment options of collections of monies due. Determines eligibility and benefits and coordinates which services are necessary in the continuum of care. Keeps team informed of status of account by openly communicating/participating in barriers to discharge and online documentation in funding notes. Performs other related administrative support functions as required.


  • Three (3) years Hospital Registration/Patient Access experience in a large, complex healthcare environment.

  • Medical terminology training and/or certificate.

  • Thorough knowledge of third party payors and reimbursement requirements, medical terminology, ICD-9, and CPT codes.

  • PRoven working knowledge of the patient referral and authorization process.

  • Highly proficient with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of EMTALA and HIPPA.


  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Recent Blood and Marrow Transplant Program experience, with knowledge of Transplant Global Contracts.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
BMT Administration
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Gibbs Drive
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Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.