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Patient Accounts Tech

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Patient Accounts Technician at Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit www.garegionalsavannah.com for more information about the hospital).

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the processing and collection of financial information, to include identifying clients with Health Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and/or third party coverage for the Adult Mental Health Units and the Forensic Units at the Hospital. Additionally, this position is responsible for setting up subscriber coverage and entering subscriber information into the AVATAR system. This position will be interfacing with other State hospitals as needed for weekly billing processing. Will oversee quarterly APS audits to ensure that all billing is being completed correctly and in a timely manner. This position is responsible for checking Medicaid and Medicare systems for coverage on all consumers. This position is responsible for compile and posting, as well as room and board charges for our consumers/individuals


High School Diploma or GED AND Two years of customer service experience in an office environment

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to Two years Customer Service Experience, preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience with Medicare, Medicaid or Hospital Billing. Must be able to interview consumers to obtain Medical coverage. Computer Knowledge and Excel worksheet a must.


In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills and Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 11 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: grhs_hr@dhr.state.ga.us

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Patient Accounts Tech If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.