Jewish Family Services of Western New York
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • 22.00-28.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

4+ weeks of PTO, 13 Holidays, Generous Health Insurance (IHA) plan, 401k, Life Insurance and LTD

We are looking for a reliable, well organized Billing Specialist to join our team. Are you an enthusiastic and reliable professional? Do you have third-party claims processing experience and familiarity with medical insurances? Are you accustomed to working in a constantly changing environment, have attention to detail, question things that do not appear to be correct and enjoy solving problems? If so, then this full-time position may be what you've been looking for.


The Billing Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the agency's third-party medical claims processing. In this position, you will:

  • Handle the review, input, and follow-up of claims, adhering to established standards and practices
  • Perform insurance verifications, prior authorizations, enrollment of agency providers and update insurance rosters
  • Respond to inquiries from providers and/or clients with questions regarding claims.
  • Relay related changes in regulations and state policy changes
  • Adhere to all HIPAA/OMH guidelines/regulations
  • Provide stellar customer service, both internally and externally


  • Associates Degree in relevant field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience desirable
  • Knowledge of billing databases
  • Familiarity with healthcare related medical coding, billing, and payment procedures; Behavioral Health billing background preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


For more than 150 years, JFS has been committed to providing high quality services to all in need in the interest of helping to "repair the world." Our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness, and positive self-worth. Our reputation is the result of our exceptional staff. This is why, in addition to offering competitive compensation and truly exceptional benefits, we are committed to providing a work environment that encourages the sharing of ideas and empowering of our employees.


This position pays an hourly wage of $22 - $28 per hour, dependent on experience and offers great benefits including a 35 hour work week; 4+ weeks accrued annual Paid Time Off (PTO), plus 13+ holidays, excellent health insurance options (IHA), 401k and much more. THIS IS AN IN-OFFICE POSITION. We are conveniently located off Delaware Avenue with free parking. If hired, you must produce evidence of having received the Covid-19 vaccination.

If this sounds like the growth opportunity that you've been looking for, please apply today. Come join our team and make a difference in your career and within the community!

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