This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.
Reporting to the Director, Finance, the Medical Services Billing Officer is responsible for helping maximize money recovered from companies, other organizations and individuals who owe money to the Department of Health. The Medical Services Billing Officer acts as a liaison between medical service providers, insurance companies and other third parties that have a role on the revenue cycle.
The Medical Services Billing Officer ensures that revenues are maximized according to the Financial Administration Act, Financial Administration Manual and all the directives and policies of the Government of Nunavut relating to monies receivable on behalf of the Department of Health. The position must follow up on claims submitted to third parties who have a role in the revenue cycle management under reciprocal billing agreements and coordinate invoicing requirements with third parties, the Revenue Office at the Department of Finance and medical service providers. This work is critical to the Government as budget revenues must be realized to ensure the continuation of programs and services to the public.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of High School diploma along with (2) two years relevant finance experience in a computerized environment.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to GNHR@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
- Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
- Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
- Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
- Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.