Data Entry Specialist I

Job Summary: The Data Entry Specialist I is responsible for ensuring that data from both electronic and hard-copy medical claims received from Vantage Health Plan (VHP) and Blue Cross Blue Shield Advantage (BCBSLA) providers are entered into the claims processing system accurately and in a timely manner.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Enter data from hard-copy medical claims accurately and timely

Audit data from hard copy medical claims and correct as needed

Consistently meet or exceed productivity, quality, and attendance standards and requirements

Marginal Duties:

Assist in Imaging as needed

Assist with special projects as needed

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

High school diploma or equivalent 

Entry level to 2+ years of medical data entry experience

Familiarity with medical terminology preferred

Ability to work under stress and thrive in a structured, production-driven environment while maintaining focus and accuracy

Ability to navigate through multiple computer programs with ease including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.)

Highly organized and efficient with strong attention to detail

Ability to perform simple calculations

Attendance and punctuality are a must

10-key by touch

Minimum typing speed of 40 WPM

Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Supervision Received: 

Works under general supervision of the Data Entry & Imaging Supervisor

Working Conditions:

This position operates in a professional office environment 

This is a full-time position (40 hours/week)

Overtime required at times pending incoming volume and production deadlines 

Break and lunch times may be adjusted by the department leadership as needed according to claims volume

Due to the nature of this position, distractions, such as cell phones, must be limited to ensure accuracy and production goals are met

Travel may be required

Physical Requirements: 

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to satisfactorily perform these essential functions without causing an undue hardship for the employer.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time and must frequently move about the office. The employee must constantly operate a computer and other office equipment such as phones, keyboards, printers, and copiers. The employee is regularly required to communicate with others via phone, email, etc. Occasionally, the employee is required to move up to 10 pounds and may, at times, be required to move up to 50 pounds.