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Collections Specialist

Company: Polaris Pharmacy Services
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Job Location
Polaris Pharmacy Services of Ft Lauderdale - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Position Type
Full Time

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Polaris Pharmacy Services is an industry leader in both Long-Term Care and Post-Acute Care settings. Founded in 2015, we are locally and independently owned with pharmacies in 9 different cities throughout the Southeast, Northeast, and Midwest. We are proud to offer competitive benefits and industry pay as well as the opportunity for career advancement to all our team members. Currently, we are recruiting experienced Collections Specialists to join the Polaris team.


As a Collections Specialist, you will be responsible for monitoring the receivables on patient accounts in a long-term care setting. This role is essential to ensuring patient financial services are handled properly. This position is responsible for helping patients understand their pharmaceutical charges and assist in resolving any resident questions or concerns.

In addition the Accounts Receivable Specialist will:

  • Collect information and verify account-specific billing, insurance, and coding.
  • Update and document customer accounts designated in the work campaign.
  • Verify the accuracy of existing account standing and progress accounts accordingly.
  • Conduct outbound calls to reconcile account issues and outstanding account balances.
  • Ensure compliance through strict adherence to federal and state laws, as well as company policy.
  • Payment processing and post follow-up.



    • Must have long-term care experience
    • Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
    • Possess technical proficiency by simultaneously working in multiple systems and software.
    • Experience in customer service and a high-volume environment.
    • Experience in negotiating payment arrangements.
    • Strong written, and verbal communication.

      • Verifiable High School Diploma or GED (Required)


        The physical demands described here are representative of those that should be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
        • May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day
        • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, walk, crawl intermittently
        • May be necessary to work extended hours as needed
        • May lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
        • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role


          We provide qualifying full-time employees with 23 PTO (Paid Time Off) days annually. PTO is used for holiday, vacations, sick leave, and personal leave.

          Please note we are a long-term care pharmacy 24 hours, 7 days a week. And schedules may change as determined by the needs of the business.

          BENEFITS - full-time employees
          • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
          • 401 (k) (available for Part Time & Full Time EEs)
          • Company Paid Life insurance
          • Short-term and Long-term disability insurance
          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Personal Time Off (PTO)
          • Competitive pay with annual performance reviews and merit-based raises
          • Career growth potential
          • Annual on-site voluntary Flu Vaccines
          • Employee referral bonus program

Keywords: Polaris Pharmacy Services, Fort Lauderdale , Collections Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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