Finance Officer (Patient Billing)

$33.50 - $35.98 an hour
Sun Jul 18 2021 08:00:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) save share
About the role
Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the Finance Officer (AR) is responsible for ensuring the settlement of balances owed to the hospital by patients and Health Insurance providers, and the timely and accurate billing of hospital patient accounts with health funds, third party insurers and self-funded patients.
The Finance Officer provides or assists in the accurate preparation of patient estimates for hospital admissions and services based on the information provided by the booking specialist, and also ensures optimal flexibility to meet the administrative needs of the department.
This is a permanent part time (0.8 FTE) opportunity based at St John's hospital.

What you bring
  • Health industry experience, with an understanding of the relevant Health Funds, Health Insurance Commission, and Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Well-developed clerical skills integrated with highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with accurate and proficient keyboard skills
  • High level of competency in MS Word and Outlook
  • Experience using a computerised patient management system
  • Sound working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to plan and establish work priorities with a high level of attention to detail

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here:

About Calvary
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.
Calvary is an equal opportunity employer, where we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.
Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Selection Criteria
Essential: Health industry experience, with an understanding of the relevant Health Funds, Health Insurance Commission, and Department of Veteran Affairs
Essential: Experience using a computerised patient management system
Essential: Sound working knowledge of medical terminology

Contact Person
Amy Olivier

Contact Number
(03) 6220 3776

Contact Email

Closing Date