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CommonSpirit Health Billing Specialist in Knoxville, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


  • Assists in development and implementation of billing processes.

  • Oversees the billing processes for Mercy Ambulance.

  • Audits, researches and resolves denials of claims.

  • Reconciles daily the presence of a medical record for Mercy Ambulance registration.

  • Reviews the records for the level of care provided and compared to charge sheet.

  • Access, edit and/or enter information in the billing system.

  • Forwards patient records to the Department of Medical Records.

  • Understands and utilizes a complex, highly sophisticated billing system.

  • Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships that include trust, positive feedback, and constructive criticism.

  • Plan, organize, and accomplish tasks according to priority to effectively meet department needs.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to interpret data to resolve accounts.

  • Maintain knowledge of confidentiality laws and third party liability laws.

  • Maintain high level of technical expertise in the execution of all significant duties.

  • Acts as a resource and role model.

  • Perform other related duties as directed.


  • High school diploma preferred or high school equivalency.

  • One year of medical billing, coding or patient accounts experience required.

  • Background in medical terminology.

  • Familiar with computerized patient accounting system.

  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9-CM, UB-92 and HCFA 1500 coding and forms.

  • Ability to prioritize own work and to accept responsibility for an activity.

  • Requires interpersonal skills to demonstrate hospitality and cooperation in interacting with co-workers.

  • Work requires calculation of data, use of the computer, calculator and reading.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate behaviors consistent with the mission and values of Mercy.

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Requisition ID 2021-166565

Employment Type Part Time

Department Medical Transportation Services

Hours / Pay Period 48

Shift Varied

Standard Hours varied

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Location IA-Knoxville

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.