Insurance & Immunization Clerk


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Student Health Service (10001030)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position assists in providing medical care through the filing of insurance claims and educates students regarding student insurance. The incumbent maintains and processes all student insurance claims, receives insurance payments, and makes all documentation in Medical Manager and Bursar as appropriate. Supervises the assistant insurance and immunization clerk and assists with maintaining immunization records, medical history forms, and ensures each new international student has a tuberculosis screening and chest x-ray before enrolling in classes. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Assists students with billing and insurance questions. Serves as point person for Student Health Insurance Plan.
  • Processes insurance claim forms and immunization medical forms.
  • Deposits insurance checks. Posts payments to patient accounts.
  • Manages credentialing of providers and payers.
  • Manages clearinghouse for processing insurance claims.
  • Uploads charges to bursar and payroll as directed.
  • Assists as needed at front desk and on multi-line phone set.
  • Performs secretarial duties as requested by supervisor.
  • Processes medical forms for summer camps held on campus.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Processes paper and electronic insurance claim forms.
  2. Performs secretarial duties such as preparing letters, documents, and answering the phone.
  3. Assures and assists the Assistant Insurance and Immunization Clerk in processing immunization records and notifies students of lack of immunizations.

Minimum Education/Experience

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED).




Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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