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JOB TITLE:Billing and Compliance Accountant

Starting Salary:†Full-time, hourly, non-exempt, $13.10 per hour

General Description:
The Billing and Compliance Accountant is responsible for providing high quality billing and accounting services for the programs of AGE of Central Texas, and is responsible for compliance with licensing and regulatory requirements for Texas Health and Human Services Adult Day Care (ADC) Facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately bill Medicaid providers, Veterans Affairs (VA), self-pay clients and other agencies efficiently and effectively to maximize reimbursements for the programs of AGE of Central Texas
  • Check Medicaid eligibility and authorizations of ADC members monthly
  • Research and correct claims and billing adjustments
  • Answer phone calls and emails from clients regarding their bills
  • Prepare, deliver and present an analysis of weekly/monthly billing issues
  • Work with the appropriate team members for collection of outstanding accounts receivables
  • Be able and willing to gain knowledge of license and regulatory requirements of Texas Health and Human Services (HHS), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), among others (exclusive of nursing requirements)
  • Perform other specific projects related to billing, data entry, computer operations, and regulatory compliance, as required
  • Train your peers in your areas of expertise
  • Support and assist the finance department and programs of AGE of Central Texas as needed
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders of AGE of Central Texas
  • Maintain the confidentiality of client information, organization data and information at all times in compliance with HIPAA regulations

Key Competencies:

  • General accounting skills with an ability to use QuickBooks and ElderSuite
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and use a variety of software programs
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple activities effectively
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with a variety of diverse groups in person, by phone, and as needed

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma with three years of experience in accounting, or a bachelorís degree with one year of experience in accounting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and ability to learn new software programs

Authority:
The Billing and Compliance Accountant is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities as long as such action does not deviate from established agency policies, and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
Selected by the Director of Finance and Operations and is responsible to him/her.† Will work closely with the Associate Account, the Deputy Director, and ADC Program Directors.

Hours of Work:
This is an hourly non-exempt job of 40+ hours per week.† General work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Benefits:
The Billing and Compliance Accountant position is a full-time non-exempt position.† Health insurance is offered to employees following 60 days of employment with 80% of the premium cost paid by the employer.† Additionally, first year employees can receive 28 paid days off (8 holidays and 20 vacation days) annually following successful completion of a 90-day orientation period.

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Director of Finance and Operations.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. †

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Annette Cooper, Director of Finance and Operations (acooper@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).† Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls.†Updated 4/3/2017.

 


 

JOB TITLE:Transportation Coordinator

Starting Salary:†Full-time, hourly, non-exempt, $12.50 per hour

General Description:
The Transportation Coordinator ensures a safe and efficient transportation plan, in accordance with all State and Federal regulations, for AGEís adult day centers and other applicable programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan efficient routes to transport eligible day center clients to and from the program
  • Coordinate transportation schedule for AGEís role in the Living Well Collaboration with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin.
  • Understand and actively participate in health and safety responsibilities by ensuring that vehicles are operated in accordance with Teas Department of Public Safety requirements as well as local, state, and federal laws.
  • Oversee maintenance, licensing, registration, and cleanliness of all agency vehicles.
  • Work with the Program Director to develop and monitor transportation budgets
  • Utilize available technology, regularly review new technology, and recommend upgrades to the Program Director.
  • Conduct investigations and resolve any client complaints
  • Provide safe, timely, and courteous service to the passengers of AGE vehicles.
  • Perform additional duties as directed

Responsibilities:

  • Prompt and reliable attendance
  • Train, supervise, and regularly evaluate the driving performance of program aides
  • Perform and document weekly safety checks on each vehicle
  • Coordinate vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Drive routes when program aide/drivers and/or replacement drivers are not available
  • Ensure that required forms and records are available, and accurately and properly completed
  • Maintain CPR certification

Authority:
The Transportation Coordinator is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities as long as such action does not deviate from established agency policies, and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Transportation Coordinator is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to him/her.† Establishment and maintenance of cooperative and effective relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected.†

Qualifications:

  • Professional driving experience with daily public contact
  • 1+ years of experience with route dispatching, coordination, and transportation is preferred
  • Possess a valid Teas Driverís License (CDL not required, but preferred)
  • Provide verification of a good driving record that would include:
  1. No more than 1 moving violation for the past 3 years
  2. No at-fault accidents for the past 3 years
  3. No DWI/DUI for the past 7 years.
  • Be willing to take pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, and random drug and alcohol testing per agency compliance with FTA requirements
  • Sensitivity to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect
  • Computer/Tablet/Smartphone skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google Docs, or the ability and willingness to learn
  • Bilingual (not required, but preferred)
  • Physical demands:
  1. This position requires constant visual acuity (close, distance, peripheral, depth, and focus) when operating motor vehicles
  2. Frequent walking and sitting are required, along with the need to pull and push up to 150 pounds.
  3. The position also requires frequent kneeling, bending, and reaching
  • Good communication, problem-solving and organizational skills, and team orientation is essential
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency
  • Respect and appreciation for diversity

Hours of Work:
This is an hourly non-exempt job of 40+ hours per week.† General work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Benefits:
Medical insurance (available the first of the month after 60 days of employment) with 85% of monthly premium paid by agency; dental and vision insurance options; agency-paid life insurance; PTO; paid holidays.

Evaluations:
Job qualifications will be evaluated during the interview process.† Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent. †

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Greenwade (lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).† Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls.†Updated 3/31/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:Program Aide / Driver - Austin Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20/hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each dayís programming.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency.
  • Drive daily routes in van, as necessary.
  • Assist program participants in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they reach the center safely.
  • Perform and document daily safety check on the vehicle you are driving.
  • Assist on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled.
  • Assist with activities with clients.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Authority:
The Program Aide / Driver is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Program Aide / Driver is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to the Program Director at the site in which they are working.† Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected. †

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record.
  • Sensitive to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect.
  • Be flexible and versatile.
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting.
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance.
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency.

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.† The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement:†
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.† Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.††

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Heidi Fischer (hfischer@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).† Email submissions are preferred.† Please, no phone calls.†Updated 2/17/2017.

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