Kenyatta University Hospital - Billing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Billing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Billing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Billing Officer - DFSPBO/KUTRRH/10

1. Background Information

Organization: Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital

Department: Finance Strategy and Planning
Section/Unit: None
Job Title: Billing Officer
Reports to: Senior Accountant

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Billing Officer exists to ensure patient accounts are billed within the Hospital defined protocols.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job

  • Be knowledgeable of full remit of Finance Processes and their effect hospital-wide
  • Be cognizant of responsibility of billing role in affecting hospital cash-flow.
  • Follow key processes and procedures in completing billing tasks to quality standards.
  • Collaborate with team members to facilitate the delivery of efficient and effective billing services to all customers.
  • Determines patient invoice by capturing services noted in patient chart; clarifying
    services with physicians.
  • Resolve incoming queries on billing from patients, insurance companies, consultants or colleagues in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Provides billing information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing third-party billings, accounts pending, and late charges data and trends.
  • Have sufficient knowledge or access to knowledge to provide correct information
    with regard to fees excesses or co-payments on individual policies or individual procedures.
  • Be aware of all payment methods available at KUTRRH and be knowledgeable in payment collection processes.
  • Promote and maintain strong relationships with the health insurance companies and communicate any issues that may arise.
  • Participate in regular checking, review and reconciliation of billing to ensure
    validity of management reporting of Key Performance Indicators.
  • Participate in follow up of aged debt with assigned insurance as relevant.
  • Participate in all audits, service evaluations and process reviews to enhance the
    delivery of billing service to
    customers /stakeholders.
  • Participate in meetings as requested, and contribute to the on-going development of the department and hospital.
  • Participate in duty roster preparation to provide the required cover in Business Office.
  • Data entry for all services rendered with proper coding, filing claims submissions,
    allocating collections and filing receipts, calculating closing and balancing on a
    daily and monthly basis, and basic bookkeeping.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from a recognized institution.

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge and experience in bookkeeping

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    CPA or related qualification

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Multi-Tasking skills
    c) Interpersonal skills

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least three year’s working experience as a Billing Officer.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Billing Officers Jobs in Kenya/a>

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