Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Business Office Clerk

    Job Location US-CA-Encinitas
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


    Facility Description:


    UCSD Center for Surgery of Encinitas is located in beautiful north county San Diego. We perform a wide variety of surgical specialties and enjoy a great reputation for providing high quality care in the community.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Provide support to the Center by performing various business office functions as assigned. These functions are to include (but not limited to):  Medical Records, Credentialing, Admissions/Intake, Accounts Payable, Billing, Collections, Insurance Verification, Transaction, Posting, Clinical Logs and other duties as assigned.



    Key Responsibilities:

    • Possess basic knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Possess knowledge of health insurance billing.
    • Possess knowledge of typing, word processing, spreadsheet and computer billing systems.
    • Possess accurate judgment, especially handling insurance claims and dealing with patient accounts.
    • Versatile and willing to coordinate with and participate in, when necessary, all other aspects of the Business Office.
    • Possess strong initiative to get daily work finished and processed.
    • Has ability to communicate effectively with patient, physicians and other staff members.
    • Is courteous, understanding and sympathetic toward patients, physicians and others.
    • Maintains regular attendance.
    • Ability to handle confidential information.
    • Ability to set priorities and work independently.
    • Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other facility employees.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
    • Ability to enter data into computer, files large amounts of paper, and use office equipment.
    • Any additional tasks as assigned by the Business Office Manager.


    • High School graduate or equivalent
    • Clerical experience, preferably in a health care environment
    • Minimum one year of work experience in medical office, hospital or ambulatory surgery center, preferred.
    • Possess working knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA guidelines
    • Computer experience, Medical software and applications, Word, Excel
    • Knowledge of office machines (i.e. computer, scanner, fax, copier, multi-line phone system with voicemail, etc.).

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