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Medical Biller, Part Time #2402-1316-01

Date Opened
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 12:01 AM
Close Date
Public Health
  • $25.80 - $26.93 per hour
Employment Type
  • Part-Time


This position is responsible for billing for clinical services. This includes coordinating, verifying, and posting billable services. The Medical Biller performs tasks to meet medical billing goals established for the NHV Health Department.

Part time position; schedule to be determined but will be between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon-Fri.


  • Coordinates with clinical and clerical staff to obtain charge information for all patients.
  • Processes claims for payment from clinician encounters or insurance forms.
  • Prepare and submit claims to insurance companies/state for reimbursement.
  • Reviews and corrects claims that are missing information according to applicable standards and compliance guidelines.
  • Provides a high level of customer service while maintaining professional and courteous communication with patients and insurance companies.
  • Run daily billing reports.
  • Verifies patient’s insurance and eligibility.
  • Utilize coding systems such as ICD-10 and ICD-9 to assign appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes.
  • Verify and enter patient demographic and insurance information into billing systems.
  • Provides basic administrative support including patient scheduling and intake, answering the phone, and medical records management.
  • Performs other related work as required.


  • High School Degree or GED required. 
  • Minimum of one year of experience in medical billing and coding is preferred.


  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding claim reimbursements.
  • Knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance billing procedures.
  • Knowledge of CPT coding and ICD coding required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Experience with electronic health records.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft office suite.
  • Knowledge of the most current concepts of public health practices.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal communicable disease reporting requirements.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional medical personnel, other department personnel, and public officials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data.


  • Medical Billing and Coding Certification, such as CBCS, CPB, CPC, or CCA, from a nationally recognized organization or agency required at time of application.
This position is aligned with current Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals published by The Council on Linkages between Academia and Public Health Practice.

Public Health Sciences
1. Applies basic principals of public health science
Community Dimensions of Practice
1. Collaborate and facilitate collaboration with community partners to promote the health of individuals, families and communities
Leadership and Systems Thinking
1. Incorporates ethical standards of practice as the basis of all interactions with organizations, communities, and individuals
Policy Development and Program Planning
1. Provides administrative and technical/clerical support to Department activities related medical billing and coding
2. Adheres to ethical principles in the collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of data and information.
3. Maintains, updates, and uses computerized data management systems and electronic health records, and utilizes informatics to improve program operations.
Communication and Cultural Competency
1. Utilizes appropriate methods for interacting effectively and professionally with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, lifestyles and physical abilities.
Financial Planning and Management
1. Performs numerical calculations involving cashiering, reconciling accounts; electronic claims submission, program billing, and/or other applications.
2. Records clinic’s financial transactions daily.
3. Ensures that all financial reports for management and funding agencies are completed properly and on time.


This is a Special Fund, "Non Tested" position.

This part time position is not eligible to receive medical benefits, vacation pay, sick pay, holiday, union membership, or union contractual benefits. Any period of part time employment will not be construed in any way to mean probationary employment. Persons may not be employed in two concurrent part time positions with the City and/or the Board of Education at the same time.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check,and  (2) a pre-employment drug screening in accordance with the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy*. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment.

Pursuant to the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, The City of New Haven has a adopted a Drug Free Workplace Policy. The City of New Haven requires a pre-employment drug test, which includes screening for marijuana.

Selection Plan

Applications will be reviewed by the Department of Human Resources as they are received.

It is critical that you complete the application thoroughly, as the information you provide will be used to ascertain if you are eligible to move forward in the selection process, and in some cases, this information may be used to determine the eligibility list.

Information regarding the employment and selection process can be found HERE.

Please note that the only method of communication with applicants for this position will be by email. You must provide a valid, working email address and you will need to monitor your email, including spam/junk folders, for correspondence from the New Haven Human Resources Department.


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