Cook – Residential Services Redmond, WA

Administrative

posted on January 2, 2018

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Part time position with part time benefits (Redmond). The Cook prepares meals at one or more residential sites (Chartley House, Avondale & Stillwater) under the guidance of the Kitchen Supervisor.  This is an hourly (non-exempt) position; incumbent is eligible for overtime compensation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares and serves nutritionally balanced meals twice per day for consumers and staff, following health and safety regulations.
  • Prepares food and supplies food service support to remote sites for consumers and staff, following safety and health regulations.
  • Monitors food portions.
  • Follows recipe cards to prepare meals, increasing or decreasing quantities as necessary.
  • Prepares special menus based on consumer medical needs as directed by Head Cook.
  • Prepares food for special company events as directed by Head Cook.
  • Cleans kitchen as necessary during the work day.
  • Works with consumers in a rehabilitative mode in the absence of Head Cook.
  • Participates in staff meetings, individual supervision and assigned committees, as required.
  • Participates in at least 24 hours of continuing education on an annual basis.
  • Maintains ethical and competent consumer and peer relationships in the delivery of service.
  • Complies with all applicable federal, state and county laws and regulations, and SMH policies and procedures.
  • Performs all job duties in accordance with OSHA and company-designated safety and health regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health
  • Apply recovery concepts, as appropriate to my work at SMH
  • Synthesize and demonstrate recovery concepts in my work at SMH

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to work with individuals with a mental disability.
  • Requires basic food service skills (frying, braising, baking, etc.).
  • Requires ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexible to change.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Demonstrate initiative and be willing to learn new skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Prefer one year experience as a cook in an institutional setting.
  • Food Handlers permit, or ability to obtain a permit within 30 days of employment required.

Salary=DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Alexis Owens, Job #18-004, 6400 Southcenter Blvd. Tukwila, WA 98188, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

Senior Accountant Tukwila, WA

Administrative

posted on January 2, 2018

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Full time position with full time benefits (Tukwila). The employee in this position is responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions and produces financial information in an accurate and timely manner under the direction of the Director of Accounting.  This position requires proactive interaction across the organization as well as precise, detailed hands-on work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the general ledger, including month-end account reconciliations/closings, and the preparation of monthly financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Generate monthly financial statement packet, prepare variance analysis and narrative, and present packet to the Director of Accounting and the CFO.
  • Generate monthly program financial statements, distribute to program managers, assist program managers in reviewing their financials, make any corrections as needed, and help implement proactive and preventative measures to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepare and record journal entries.
  • Maintain the fixed asset module and prepare related journal entries, schedules, and reconciliations.
  • Manage intercompany transactions and reconciliations.
  • Complete general ledger account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Identify and correct reconciliation issues in a timely manner.
  • Provide various recurring and/or ad hoc financial reports.
  • Ensure the organization is fully prepared for its annual financial audit and participate appropriately throughout the audit.
  • Prepare the annual Form 990 tax filing.
  • File reports with regulatory agencies.
  • Assist with the budgeting process.
  • Act as a technical resource for non-accounting staff.
  • Add vendors and accounts to Microsoft Dynamics GP, noting reasonableness of vendors and appropriateness of accounts.
  • Participate in staff meetings, individual supervision, and assigned committees, as required.
  • Maintain current educational/technical skills by taking classes or attending conferences, coordinating with Director of Accounting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Accounting.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Management Reporter or similar software packages.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and Adobe (Acrobat DC).
  • Accuracy in keyboard and ten-key.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, nonprofit accounting, and extensive accounting and analysis experience.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to provide guidance to others involved in a problem-solving process.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, manage multiple duties and priorities, and maintain high standards of accuracy, productivity, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business contracts and/or grants, spreadsheets, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of clinical or technical information and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to utilize strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work comfortably with individuals from varying educational, professional, and economic backgrounds, and work compassionately with individuals who have a mental illness.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/accounting required.
  • At least five (5) years of broad accounting experience with increasing responsibilities.
  • Designation of CPA preferred.
  • Prior 501(c)(3) nonprofit accounting experience preferred.

Salary=DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Alexis Owens, Job #17-234, 6400 Southcenter Blvd. Tukwila, WA 98188, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to

Revenue Cycle Specialist – Revenue Cycle/Client Accounts Tukwila, WA

Administrative

posted on October 20, 2017

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Full time position with full time benefits (Tukwila). The employee in this position supports the Revenue Cycle in the Finance Department by functioning as a specialist in reimbursement for Sound Mental Health. This role encompasses the entirety of the revenue cycle, from account set-up and eligibility verification to claim errors, corrections, A/R resolution, in-depth denial review and detailed review of client ledgers. This employee is responsible for making claim corrections based on review of 837 compile reports, including voids and refunds as appropriate

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform review and resolution of 837 error reports resulting from both the service batching to King County BHO and the Commercial claims batching done by the billing vendor (Netsmart RCM) on behalf of SMH.
  • Organize and prepare claim denial data and accounts receivable data to report regularly to the Client Financial Services Manager.
  • Research claim denials and make appropriate corrections to claim data that is either initially scrubbed or rejected or denied.
  • Communicate regularly with the billing vendor (Netsmart RCM) via email exchange, FTP site uploads and bi-weekly meetings to ensure timely resolution to claim errors and issues.
  • Accurately set up new client financial eligibility.
  • Accurately enter financial data into the electronic health record.
  • Maintain current, accurate and up-to-date client payor information for the duration of the client’s treatment assuring that proper documentation is obtained.
  • Assist clinical staff in maintaining accurate client financial records.
  • Field customer service questions, both externally (from clients) and internally (from other SMH staff), relating to insurance coverage and benefits.
  • Run eligibility verification reports and complete corresponding updates in a timely manner.
  • Provide coverage for other team members’ work duties as needed for vacation and sick leave.
  • Sort and file all correspondence.
  • Participate in staff meetings, individual supervision, and assigned committees, as required.
  • Maintain ethical and competent client and peer relationships in the delivery of service.
  • Comply with all applicable federal, state, and county laws and regulations and SMH policies and procedures.
  • Perform all job duties in accordance with OSHA and company-designated safety regulations.
  • Ensure that audit standards are met with regard to client financial records and assist in annual audit.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Client Financial Services Manager.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • Revenue cycle experience required.
  • Knowledge of 837 compile error reports and claim correction research is required.
  • Experience researching complex denial issues and bringing forth resolution.
  • Experience working with a third-party billing vendor is preferred.
  • Experience with insurance sites – Provider One and other Commercial payors preferred.
  • Experience using an electronic health record (EHR) – Netsmart Avatar preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of insurance benefit terminology and medical billing concepts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail and work accuracy.
  • Accuracy in keyboard and ten-key.
  • Experience with automated accounting systems and Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Ability to plan and schedule work assignments with high work volume.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet stringent deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, manage multiple duties and priorities, and maintain high standards for accuracy, productivity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work comfortably with individuals from varying educational, professional, and economic backgrounds, and work compassionately with individuals who have a mental illness.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s degree in business/accounting preferred.
  • At least five (5) years of related experience preferred.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary=DOQ

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Jennifer Rustan and   Alexis Owens, Job #17-198, 6400 Southcenter Blvd. Tukwila, WA 98188, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to or