Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Specialist

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs specialized, complex work to assist in the organization and implementation of various projects and programs. Work is performed under supervision within established guidelines with performance based on overall results obtained.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

Position Specific: 

Ability to perform billing functions as described, and process large volumes of work in a productive, timely and accurate manner. Ability to make common judgments using experience and skills in order to satisfactorily accomplish the duties assigned.  Ability to provide direct training to employees as needed.  Ability to work with all levels of personnel and general public.
  • Insurance verification and patient registration into all Texas Tech business systems.  Assess, prioritize, and screen patient charges received from UMC and Tenet to Radiology Fee Ticket Application.  Research, acquire and verify all patient demographics and related documentation for large volumes of work.  Prepare for claims process all private healthcare, government, commercial, third party payor insurances including but not limited to, workman's comp and all detention center payors into the TTUHSC Systems.  Verify insurance coverage and use independent judgment to select and assign financial status classifications (FSC) to ensure prompt and billable service charges.  Create visits in CBIZ and transfer into Radiology Fee Ticket application to push the claim over to the coders. 
  • Maintain & update all referring provider's dictionary into CBIZ with MPIP staff.
  • Assist with other general office duties as requested by supervisors, administrators, and chair.  This includes all data entry to help department in all aspects.
  • Submit patient registration face sheets to Central Registration.  Sends additional documents as required to MPIP for processing of all insurance claims.
  • Research and process all ETM open edits for registrations as assigned by alpha workflow within CBIZ for resolution and claim re-submission.
  • Research and process all invoices with retro-active Medicaid coverage and all other insurance change updates from TTUHSC systems.
  • Logistics and supplies per Radiology Billing Department.  Assist with obtaining referral and payor authorizations for interventional radiology procedures within TT EMR system.  Submission of work order tickets for department maintenance.  Reserve conference rooms for department meetings. 
  • Attend seminars\\webinars and related training workshops and departmental training to maintain current on all insurance, federal and state guidelines, compliance guidelines and business office policies related to work assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with medical terminology, insurance billing duties, insurance verification, patient registration, computer and general office equipment.

HSC - El Paso

Radiology Dept Elp Genl

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
High school plus five years experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

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