JOB TITLE: Program Director - System Platform Integration - Hospital Billing/AR Management
LOCATION: Buckhorn Office OFfice Bloomsburg, PA
DEPARTMENT: Revenue Management
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Directs GHS system development and related activities of the system platform integration initiative, including project management, staff management, analysis, design, testing, implementation, and support of the user community. Provides planning, consultation and advisory services to various departments system-wide. Oversees major projects related to the single billing platform including; analysis, integration, migration, and post implementation optimization.
This role requires a subject matter expert in all aspects of the hospital billing and AR Management operations. This role is responsible for working with a coordinating external vendor resource and other subject matter experts to evaluate all current bolt-on technology associated with current billing systems and current workflows. The candidate must possess the subject matter expertise needed to help the team derive solutions to business problems and also be able to appropriately question the business need in order to both limit complexity and help achieve standardized business processes. This individual is a strong tactician who knows how to build teams, manage vendors and consultants, and collaborate seamlessly with interfacing functional and technology teams.
Responsible for taking an inventory and documenting existing work-flows and determining current and future best-practices. This role is responsible for analyzing existing integration (EPIC to Billing Systems) for all financial transactions. Responsibilities include managing, formulating new programs, identifying areas of opportunity for program improvement, analyzing current work flow, reducing duplication of effort while increasing efficiency and resolving any hospital billing and AR resolution issues including coordinating policy and guidance. Oversees the performance and integrity of the department through accurate reporting, monitoring, and training.
Responsible for Quality Assurance for financial transactions resulting from the areas of responsibility noted above in the job description.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System (GHS)
in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
Reports directly and receives supervision from Senior Director, Associate Vice President or management Designee.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES:
1. As a core member of the RM leadership team, participates in establishing and integrating strategic plans for the system platform integration project.
2. Insures the maintenance of confidentiality for both the medical and financial information on patients who have received services from the Geisinger Health System. Insures HIPAA guidelines are followed.
3. Works in conjunction with other areas within RM and external departments and GHS to insure coordinated activities with respect to all revenue cycle transactions.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to interact with all levels of personnel across a wide array of job functions and ranges of skill sets.
Individual must be able to demonstrate a full working knowledge of Revenue Management processes and requirements contained within each area of Revenue Management. This includes, but is not limited to, Electronic Health Record Systems, Billing Systems, Patient Access Systems, Claims Editing and Processing Systems, Account Follow Up and Resolution, Cash Processing, Coding, Charge Capture, and Financial Management. Individual must also have an understanding of how other departments impact Revenue Management processes.
Individual should have excellent analytical and problem solving skills, communication and organizational skills. Individual must be able to work independently and communicate with employees and clients at all levels within and external to the organization. A wide degree of creativity and latitude are expected at this level.
Demonstrates aptitude and compulsion for learning multiple hardware and software-based environments
Demonstrates ability to be a self-starter and work well and independently within a dynamic team atmosphere.
Demonstrates a high level of initiative and independence.
Demonstrates ability to lead and manage a team.
Develops and maintains a strong working relationship with staff, peers, business leaders, business partners and vendors.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, or other data relevant field required.
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Healthcare Management preferred.
Minimum of five years’ management experience required (i.e., management of project or process or people).
Minimum of five years’ work experience in revenue cycle/financial information systems, systems design or detailed applications in a progressive healthcare environment required.
HFMA CHFP Certification required within one year.
Experience in Lean methodologies preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
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programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.