Billing Clerk


SCHARP (Southern California Health And Rehabilitation Program) is looking to hire a new Billing Clerk for our office. Please read details to learn more about this job opportunity.

These specifications are general guidelines based upon the minimum, ordinarily considered essential, to satisfactory performance in this position. Individual skills and abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines:

  • Computer literate; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and web-based applications
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize an electronic clinical management system
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly  
  • Ensures correct pay sources are created, set-up and changes are completed, reviewed and submits client data to county systems as appropriate.
  • Provides assistance to support services for the Financial Screening Process. 
  • Follows HIPAA policies.
  • Performs specialized medical billing claims resolution. Organizes, updates, and continuously proofs data entry making corrections as needed.
  • Follow-up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframes. 
  • Post insurance company payments in electronic health records, and resolve denied claims.
  • Generates reports for review as required or requested by Billing Supervisor


The SCHARP Billing Clerk position is subject to these requirements below:

  • Ability and willingness to report to work on time and ready for work on each scheduled day.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and customer service.
  • Accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate
  • Demonstrates Adaptability and ability to handle day to day work challenges confidently
  • Is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
  • Sets high standards of performance and works efficiently to achieve them


Minimum of two (2) years DMH billing experience required


  • Working knowledge of state, federal, and third party claims processing required
  • Knowledge of an Electronic Health Record System (EHRS) used in Healthcare for billing clinical services preferred; preferably in Behavioral Healthcare
  • Ability and willingness to learn new topics, systems, and methods.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a rapidly changing environment, be patient, accountable, proactive, take initiative and be a team player and work effectively on a team.


Associates Degree in Finance, Business or two years revenue cycle experience preferred