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Business Service Clerk

  • Job ID: 847054175
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Support Services
  • Department: Patient Accounts
  • Location: 409 South Second Street, Harrisburg PA 17104
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $21.66 / hour


Responsible for providing clerical support to all CBO staff. Coordinates mail services including sorting, distributing, and documenting incoming mail and preparing outgoing mail for pick up on a daily basis. Ensures correspondence is forwarded appropriately for timely processing by CBO personnel or other departments, as applicable. Interacts with personnel from the practice plans and UPMC hospital organizations to coordinate the exchange of information in a timely manner. Distributes financial and statistical reports to the appropriate areas and retains those as required by both state and federal guidelines.


  • Generate routine tracking reports as requested by management.
  • Operate postage and general office equipment necessary to perform job responsibilities.
  • Inventory and order supplies for the mail area.
  • Perform timely follow-up on unidentifiable correspondence (e.g., missing name, patient number, physician, department, etc.) to ensure that its route to the appropriate area for proper handling.
  • Open, sort, date stamp, and document incoming mail prior to distributing to CBO staff.
  • Follow up and track any missing or lost mail as needed.
  • Review returned mail, research and update address information in the system.
  • Organize the mail area and maintain a systematic process of handling both incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Print reports for the CBO and distribute to the appropriate areas within defined times.
  • Pick up outgoing daily mail within the CBO, sort and prepare for mailing.
  • Perform duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of the UPP including the demonstration of the basics of service excellence towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians, and other departments within the medical center.
  • Provide backup support in posting charges, payments, and adjustments as necessary.
  • Retain specific statistical and financial reports according to state and federal regulations.
  • Assist billing and collection specialists, payment applications, and customer service representatives with various tasks as needed (e.g., research information, sort correspondence/claims, photocopy bills or EOBs, pull files, etc.)



  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Requires prior working experience on the personal computers and other various office equipment. Must be proficient at data entry.
  • Must be highly organized and have good verbal, telephone, and written correspondence skills. Must have the ability to provide clerical support to multiple areas and coordinate daily mail processing within specific time frames.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days.

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct