Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is partnered with a leading healthcare network in their search for a financial counselor to fill a contract role of approximately 3 months with the possibility of extension and/or hire. Our client is seeking candidates who have recently received their Bachelor's degree and who are passionate about Healthcare. They are excited to train new hires who have a strong desire to learn.

Location: Downtown Chicago, IL
Pay Rate: $19/hr
Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday


  • Collects patient demographics
  • Responds to telephone inquiries
  • Monitors admission / registration, scheduled surgeries, and flow of patient information through the revenue cycle
  • Checks eligibility of insurance and processes pre-certifications
  • Contacts patients regarding self – pay and out of network status
  • Serves as a resource to staff and patients for insurance related issues
  • Consults with physicians and their assistants whenever questions arise to insure timely approvals
  • Follows through and makes corrections in demographics and insurances as they are discovered
  • Insures all admissions, scheduled surgeries, and certain outpatient procedures are financially cleared, to allow for maximum and timely reimbursement to the hospital
  • Interacts with various hospital departments and physicians offices to effectively schedule and direct patients through systems
  • Informs patients of any issues with securing the financial account for their encounter and completes out-of-pocket estimations as requested by patients


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Finance or Accounting)
  • Customer service experience (preferably in a hospital setting)
  • Excellent communication skills

Because this position is in a healthcare setting, immunization records must be up-to-date (MMR, Varicella, Tdap, Flu, Covid-19)

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