Medical Billing Specialist

Clermont County Public Health

Type:  Full-Time, Permanent
Pay Rate: $19.62 – $22 PER HOUR (commensurate with experience)
Deadline to Apply:  03/29/2024
This position is for a Medical Billing Specialist at Clermont County Public Health, Community Health Services (CHS) Branch.

Clermont County Public Health is an excellent place for energetic self-starters and offers generous fringe and benefits. We strive to protect the public’s health by preventing the spread of disease and working with the community to educate and promote good health practices. Public health is a stable work environment, relatively unaffected by economic fluctuations. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Duties:
This is a full-time position, and duties will include medical coding and billing with the primary focus on immunizations for children, adults, and international travelers; verifying insurance eligibility and submitting claims to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance providers utilizing a billing practice management system (eClinicalWorks); ensuring timely posting of charges and claims for maximum reimbursement; understand denials and resolve billing issues.

Manage the Prevent Blindness of Ohio program by screening for eye exams and providing vouchers.

Perform routine clerical duties for CHS Branch including greeting and assisting the public at the front counter, on the phone, and via email; provide clients with forms and answer questions about public health services; schedule appointments and assist with adult and child immunization clinics; calculate and collect fees, manage client recall, and generate clinic statistics.

Provide clerical support to other CHS Branch divisions/programs as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent and two (2) to five (5) years of experience in a professional medical office setting or similar position; or any combination of equivalent education, training and/or experience.
 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
 Ability to accurately process financial transactions
 Ability to analyze and enter complex immunization schedules
 Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
 Ability to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team
 Strong attention to detail and accuracy
 Commitment to providing exceptional customer service
 Knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance billing (preferred)
 Knowledge and proficiency using an Electronic Health Record system (preferred)
 Medical billing and coding experience (preferred)
 Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
 Required to have regular and predictable attendance
Fringe Benefits:
Benefits & Fringe Package Value: $18,403.7840 to 59,124.40

Clermont County Public Health offers a generous fringe and benefits package to all full-time employees:
 Sign-On Bonus- New Employees receive a one-time $500 sign-on bonus after completing their
180-day probationary period. After one year of service, staff will receive an additional $1,000
 Attractive Schedule- We follow an attractive work schedule of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday
through Friday, with the option of a four-day (10 hr/day) workweek once the probationary
period is complete.
 Remote Work Option- This position can work remotely one day a week after the probationary
 Paid Leave (312-888 hours per year)
o Vacation- Vacation starts at two weeks annually with up to 5 weeks per year at 20 years
of service.
o Sick- Sick leave accrues at 4.6 hours per 80-hour pay period, which amounts to 15 days
per year.
o Holiday- CCPH observes thirteen paid holidays.
o Personal Leave- Full-time employees earn one personal day per year and can convert
sick leave for up to five additional personal days per year.
o Parental Leave- After one year of employment, employees are eligible for six weeks of
paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child.
o Military Leave- National Guard, Defense Corps, Naval Militia, and all U.S Armed Forces
reserve members are authorized up to 176 hours of paid leave per calendar year for
training purposes.

 Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) – All employees contribute 10% of their salary to PERS, and the agency contributes 14%. The agency estimated value based on the above salary range from $5,713.344 to $6,406.4 annually. Employees do not pay federal social security tax from income; all contributions go directly towards PERS.
 Deferred Compensation Plans– Employees may contribute to tax-deferred supplemental
retirement accounts.
 Tuition Assistance Program – CCPH offers tuition assistance to all employees after one year of service, up to 90% reimbursement.
 Student Loan Forgiveness- Public service employees may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.
 Sick Leave Rewards- Employees with low sick leave usage traditionally receive an annual sick
leave bonus of up to $800. They are also eligible for quarterly drawings, which could earn up to
an additional $240 per year.
 Fleet Vehicle – CCPH provides fleet vehicles to the outstation clinic and covers all fuel and
maintenance. Fleet vehicles are not take-home vehicles.
 Health Insurance – Employees may choose coverage from single to full family benefits based on eligibility. Depending on the selection, the agency pays 81% - 87% of coverage. The value of
health insurance ranges from $6,569 to $25,232 annually. In addition, employees selecting high
deductible plans can receive $600 – $1,200 per year for a health savings account.
 Dental Insurance – Optional for employees to pick up, for $12.25 – $37.51 per pay period.
 Vision Insurance – Optional for employees to pick up, at $2.82 – $8.08 per pay period.
 Life Insurance – Agency provides $25,000 annually, with no charge to employees.
 Supplemental Life Insurance – Employees may purchase up to $250,000 for employees,
$100,000 for spouses, and $20,000 for children.
 Accident and Critical Illness Insurance – Coverage is available to be picked up by the employee.

 Long-term Disability – Agency picks up the first five years until the employee becomes vested in PERS.

Contact Information:
All applicants must submit their application online at  and follow the
application instructions. Resumes and cover letters sent directly to the Public Health office cannot be accepted; they must be uploaded through the website. For general questions regarding the position, please email Linda Fultz,

Additional Information:
Clermont County Public Health is an equal-opportunity employer. All employees must abide by a
tobacco, nicotine, and marijuana (medical and recreational) free lifestyle at all times. Applicants are tested initially and are subject to testing according to agency policies. Applicants will be selected for interviews based on qualifications and the quality of resumes and cover letters. Upon a conditional job offer, successful applicants must complete a criminal background check, pre-employment physical, and driving record check.

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