Financial Clearance Specialist

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is seeking a Financial Clearance Specialist to support the outpatient functions on a hospital in Chicago, IL. In this position, you will coordinates the administrative and financial components of medical financial clearance including: validation of insurance/benefits, prior authorizations, patient benefit and cost estimates, as well as financial assistance referrals

This position will start as a 3 month contract with potential for extension and/or permanent hire.

Pay Rate: $19 per hour
Schedule: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday


  • Work with referring physician offices, payers, and patients to ensure full detailed audits of patient data and financial responsibilities prior to provision of care
  • Obtain and complete documentation for referrals and authorizations
  • Communicate with patients to secure correct financial information, educate on financial responsibilities, collect estimated amount due and/or advise on financial assistance
  • Inform patients of any issues with securing the financial account for their visit
  • Maintain communication with patients to keep them informed of clearance and self pay matters
  • Maintain communication with the hospital/clinics regarding pending insurance, coverage, and other payment-related matters 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or related field OR 4 years of experience working in Healthcare Administration
  • Customer service experience preferably in a hospital setting
  • Because this position is in a healthcare setting, employees must have up to date immunization records (MMR, Varicella, TDaP, Covid19

Job ID: 49757

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