Community Health Systems RCSC Clerk - Cash Posting in Sarasota, Florida



Applies payments and contractual adjustments to patient accounts in anaccurate and timely manner. Ensures that postings balance to cash received.

EssentialDuties and Responsibilities:

  • Loads bank lockbox documentation into scanning database

  • Loads payor remittance information into scanning database

  • Apply patient and insurance paymentsto patient accounts with correct payor code

  • Applies payments to appropriate general ledger accounts

  • Calculates and applies the correct contractual adjustment per payor explanationof benefits with correct adjustment code

  • Ensures that posting batches balance to cash received prior to day endprocessing

  • Validates submitted batches process prior to end of work day

  • Contacts payor or remitter for clarification on appropriate applicationof received funds

  • Process third party payers and patient remittances

  • Ability to perform all other duties as assigned or requested



  • Communication - communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing; utilize appropriate method/tool to communicate with other departments as necessary

  • Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees and external parties

  • Policies & Procedures - demonstrate knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems; ensure confidentiality of all patient accounts by following HIPAA guidelines

  • Performance - maintain performance standards that ensure the department is operating at peak proficiency and that established goals are consistently being met

  • Time management and organization - perform work under tight guidelines, must be detail oriented and well organized. Ability to prioritize and control workload.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Basic skills - able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software and E-mail software

Certificates and Licenses: None

Supervisory Responsibilities: None


  • Minimum High school diploma. In addition, Associates Degree (A.A.) and/or one to two years related experience.

Job: Business Office Support

Organization: Shared Services Center - Sarasota

Location: FL-Sarasota

Requisition ID: 1806352