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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Dental Medicine

Cashier (Accounting Technician II)

Position #00670314 – Posting 16763

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside.. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care.

The purpose of this position is to provide technical accounting services to the programs operating in the School of Dental Medicine and on occasion to all other clinics including the school’s main clinic. These accounting services include posting, billing, accounts receivable management, collection management,

_Examples of Work Performed:_

  • Daily receives cash, checks and credit card payments from patients, records appropriately on the clinical computer system

  • Distribute cash receipts to patients and maintains the appropriate copies for the office.

  • Reconcile and verify cash, check and credit card transactions to various reports run on the clinic computer system and credit card transaction terminals.

  • Assists in the daily preparation of the deposit for the 1st floor clinical activity to include School of Dental Medicine deposit log sheet, UCD campus cash receipt, the bank deposit receipt and armored car deposit pick up log.

  • Responsible for making sure that the proper paperwork is retained in the payment office and sent to the Bursar’s Office.

  • Responsible for verifying Medicaid eligibility and once treatment for a Medicaid patient has been rendered is responsible for entering the information into the web based Medicaid Billing program.

  • Maintain files for all Medicaid paperwork and any Medicaid correspondence in the patient accounting office.

  • Process all patient payments received by mail. Process Medicaid payments received electronically from the Department of Health Care & Human Services.

  • Identify the patient and the clinic where treatment was rendered and records and allocates all payments to the patient’s account.

  • Receive and greet patients and offers information concerning clinic practice policies, procedures and operations.

  • Advise patients on financial payment responsibilities and dental insurance policies, clarifying what various policies will and will not cover.

  • Advise patients, residents, students, faculty and staff concerning patient accounts and resolve patient financial accounting problems.

  • Explains the financial policies and procedures of the School of Dental Medicine and Patient Accounting Department to patients, staff, residents and faculty. Confirms with patient address, employer and billing information.

  • And other duties as assigned

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority

_Salary and Benefits:_

Hiring Salary Range: $3.230-$3,553 / month (non-negotiable)*

*The salary offered is usually the minimum listed, however, a salary above the minimum may be offered for some hard to fill positions.

Employ hired into these positions are eligible for University benefits. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits program, including eligibility, is located at

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

_ADAAA Accommodations_:

Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

Please make sure to include the following in your resume: job title, duties, months and years employed, and average hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis.

_Minimum Qualifications:_

Two years of technical accounting experience.

Colorado law requires that candidates for state government jobs be residents of Colorado at the time of application.

_Substitution:_ Two years of college, university or noncorrespondence business school which included eighteen (18) semester credit hours of accounting or bookkeeping can substitute for the required experience.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • Experience using dental coding.

  • Experience with dental terminology.

  • Experience with cash/checks/credit card payments

  • Cash handling and reconciling experience.

  • Experience with Insurance and Medicaid Processes.

  • Experience with patient interaction in a medical or dental office setting.

  • Experience with excel and word

  • Experience working with students, faculty and staff in a higher education environment.

_Competencies / Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:_

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Outstanding customer service skills.

  • Attention to detail

  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to interpret complex rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently in a variety of situations.

Job: *Finance and Accounting

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Cashier

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 16763