Financial Clearance Specialist I

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 160210-1A
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2020
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.


About the Job

Contribute to the Hospital’s mission by ensuring that all information necessary for proper financial reimbursement for patient care is collected and verified prior to the patient’s date of service. Collaborate with insurance companies when necessary to proactively validate benefits, eligibility and referral requirements.  Communicates with patients to assure they understand their payment obligations and steps necessary to meet these obligations, while maintaining a positive patient experience.



  • Required:  High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Required:  Prior experience in a business/health care setting required.  Knowledge of insurance coverage and/or reimbursement required.  Experience providing customer service, while processing and verifying electronic demographic, financial or other business-related information and data.

Other Skills/Knowledge


  • Able to work successfully in a fast-paced, multi-task environment, where some independent decision making is necessary.  Able to process electronic information and data accurately and efficiently.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.