Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 3/8/2023

Are you looking for an exciting, professional career with a company that treats each individual with dignity and respect? We take pride in our work and organization knowing that we each make a difference in the lives of our patients every day!

Steward Medical Group at Hawthorn Medical Associates is looking for an enthusiastic, professional Accounts Receivable Team Lead with a positive attitude, along with the ability to work both independently and on a team in a fast-paced environment!

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading and guiding Insurance Adjudicators as they complete their tasks. This includes developing a timeline for the project and delegating the individual components to members of the team.

  • Performing in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures. Following the facility’s standards for ethical business conduct.

  • Participating in facility committees, meetings, in-services, and activities.

  • Analyzing information and reports to provide information to the Supervisor/Director on the team’s progress in meetings or through regular email contact or reports.
  • Working with Patient Accounts Supervisor and Manager to assign all projects/tasks and communicates to the team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, deadlines, and issues for review.
  • Ensuring all Specialists are documenting patient accounts/claims accordingly and resolving or transferring to appropriate action.

Required knowledge and skills:

Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge of third party payer requirements and guidelines.

Must possess strong analytical skills, accurate typing and computer skills; including Outlook, Excel and Word.

Ability / knowledge to create, develop, run reports within a billing system and excel. Ability to multi-task and work under stressful conditions.

Ability to work in a busy office environment with frequent deadlines and interruptions. . Ability to research issues and to recommend feasible solutions, and adapt to new processes.

Possess ability to investigate, analyze and coordinate with management, resolve department issues.


High School Diploma and 3–5 years’ experience in patient accounts, denials, follow up, disputes, billing experience in professional billing healthcare setting an Associate’s degree in Business Office Administration, Health Care Management or related field preferred.

We offer:

Competitive compensation and benefits programs, educational reimbursement and more!

Convenient South coast location, convenient to I-195, free parking

Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit

Hawthorn Medical Associates, an affiliate of Steward Health Care, was established in 1970 and is the largest multi-specialty group practice in the Greater New Bedford area. We have many of the area’s finest physicians who practice in our state-of-the-art facilities in a campus-like setting. They are supported by a skilled professional and support staff and together provide high quality, comprehensive medical care to more than 138,000 patients each year.

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