Business Clerk, Cashier

South Florida State Hospital
Day 8 hour

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”




About this role

Our Business Clerk performs cashiering, bookkeeping and billing functions. Provides administrative and reporting support to Business Office employees. Familiar with hospital policies and procedures.

What you bring to the table


  • Associates degree required
  • Bachelors degree preferred


  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Cashiering
  • Billing experience preferred
  • Analytical with excellent communication and written skills


  • None required

What you will do

  1. Maintains the client trust fund accounts. Ensures that weekly activities affecting the accounts are properly recorded and authorized.
  2. Acts as Cashier in the disbursement of funds to patients. Ensures that withdrawals are properly authorized and funds are available to avoid account overdrafts. Balances the client trust fund box at the end of the day.
  3. Prepares deposit slips for all checks received from third parties and Medicare. Maintains an Excel spreadsheet of daily cash receipts and enters transactions by patient account into Quickbooks.
  4. Posts bi-weekly earned wages and quarterly interest to accounts of patients in Quickbooks.
  5. Handles the Petty Cash II account. Prepares checks for various expenses and balances the account monthly. Ensures proper approval and documentation are attached to all check requests. Prepares a report summarizing all transactions paid from the account and collects and attaches all supporting receipts to the report.
  6. Maintains cash receipts books for the gift shop, cafeteria and petty cash. Prepares deposit slips and reconciles cash receipts to daily cash report.
  7. Prepares checks for discharge requests from Social Services. Ensures proper approval and tax id number of ALF are on all requests. Zeroes out the client trust fund account of discharged patients and returns funds to Social Security if applicable. Returns all personal belongings held for safekeeping.
  8. Prepares the annual 1099 report for Petty Cash 2.
  9. Bills Medicare for laboratory services provided by the hospital monthly or on a timely basis using the DDE system as required by DCF. Strictly complies with Medicare and DCF guidelines on Medicare billing. Resolves technical issues or any issues with DCF as soon as possible.
  10. Maintains and updates the Medicare Part B receivable account.
  11. Files all correspondence and cash records and other financial reports in an organized manner.
  12. Assists in the annual audit of both external and internal auditors.
  13. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  14. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  15. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  16. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  17. Performs other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here

Compensation Range

$18 - $22 / hour


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