Title:  Physician Billing Specialist I

Division:  Patient Business Services
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $26,100 - $35,300
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11350


We are seeking a Physician Billing Specialist I who is detail oriented and enjoys working both as a team, and independently in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Physician Billing, which includes patient registration. The candidate must be able to maintain the security of patient information and comply with HIPAA regulations. Some of the duties the candidate will perform include data entry and maintaining pre-A/R workqueues. Computer proficiency is important as the use of various hospital systems and portals is required.

Job Duties

  • Monitors and maintains work queues (registrations, self-pay, Medicaid found, customer service, and others).
  • Assists with missing surgery reports (spreadsheet).
  • Enters patient registrations and other data.
  • Assists with charge corrections.
  • Handles special projects.
  • Assists co-workers when needed. 
  • Reviews operative notes to determined if ready for processing.
  • Works closely with varies departments to get missing information for billing.
  • Looks up information in various insurance portals.  
  • Assists with entering a large amount of charges from billing sheets into Epic system.
  • Resolves patient billing issues.
  • Follows up on commercial insurance.
  • Verifies Medicare and Medicaid is active monthly.
  • Resolves patient reconciliations reports.
  • Assists with helping departments meet monthly goals and deadlines, responds to department e-mails in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Six months of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Ability to work overtime at month-end.
  • Knowledge of computers, specifically Excel and Word.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.