ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICES Job Title: TH SUPERVISING FINANCIAL ANALYST
Professional  Rank: SL5 Descriptive Title: SENIOR MANAGER, PATIENT ACCOUNTS
Salary Range: $61,621.00-$125,854.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 52686
Additional Position Information: Interested applicants email resume to:Careers@downstate.edu Hours of work: 9:00AM - 5:00PM; Days of week: Monday - Friday; Hours per week: 37.5
Brief Description of Duties:
Reporting to the AVP Revenue Cycle, the Senior Manager will assist in the day-to-day management and administrative oversight of the Patient Accounts Department, in addition would have direct reporting and management of the Billing, Collections, Denials and Vendor management units and associated Accounts Receivables (AR). The development and enforcement of fiscal and logistical practices, as well as the formulations of other policies and procedures required to support the organizationís Revenue Cycle department. Particular emphasis will be focused on shared services functions consisting of but not limited to IT, Materials Management, Human Resources, University Police, campus Facilities and Residential Life. The Senior Manager will have responsibility for completion of special projects critical to the UHBís Accounts Receivable and /or Revenue Cycle as well as its associated independent auxiliary functions. Responsibilities: As the Leader, this person would be responsible to assist the AVP in general oversight of the day-to-day operation of UHB Patient Accounts department; Provide management oversight and monitoring key administrative and regulatory functions associated with various divisions reporting to the AVP as well as other program areas as defined. At the direction of the AVP: provide support to management involved in key Revenue Cycle activities and establish various administrative teams to review current ATR and develop recommendations for strategic initiatives leading to improved operational efficiencies in the Revenue cycle departments. Develop and implement new policies and procedures, as necessary, to ensure efficient operations of management functions operation under the supervision and/or span of control of the AVP. Serve on various management and operational committees and participate in ongoing planning activities related to the Revenue Cycle operations. Provide management oversight of important strategic planning and AR related activities. Represent the organization at key group conferences, professional associations and other related meetings. Develop payor relationships necessary for timely and appropriate payment of claims while adhering to hospital contract agreements. Act as liaison with Revenue Cycle Team on behalf of Patient Accounts activities for staff to address issues with payors related to contracts with payors. Analyze and report on effectiveness and compliance for UHB Revenue operations. Monitor, analyze and track payor compliance with contract terms and rates, identifying underpayments and compliance issues. Prepare and update weekly Revenue Cycle reports . Act as technical lead for Patient Accounts department and to assist hospital staff in dealing with health plan personnel in resolution of Accounts Receivables issues related to patient accounts and/ or patient services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
Bachelorís Degree in related discipline, at least ten (10) years of directly related experience in Hospital Billing at an Assistant Director level or higher. In- depth knowledge of Hospital Billing and Collections reimbursement methodologies and payor requirements. Proficiency with Eagle and Siemens/AHS system, DPremis, Craneware, Med-Metrix or other workflow tool such as TRAC; etc. Microsoft Word and Excel; Excellent communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Masterís Degree.
Posting ID: 14734 Ref #: B/PR-52686-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH SUPERVISING FINANCIAL ANALYST ), Line( 52686 ) and PostingID( 14734 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.