Assistant Director, PFS, Govt - Patient Financial Services - F/T - Days at Careers

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Assistant Director, PFS, Govt - Patient Financial Services - F/T - Days at Careers

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title: Manager

Position Number: 10003283

Reports to: Dir, Patient Financial Svcs

Working Title: Assistant Director, PFS, Govt

Cost Center: Patient Financial Services (8550)

Bargaining Unit: None

FLSA: Exempt

Job Code: 0280

Date Created: 04/13/2017

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40.00

Position Summary:

Responsible for planning, directing and overseeing all aspects of assigned Patient Financial Services units, including, but not limited to, governmental Accounts Receivables and Collections (Medicare and Medi-Cal), and Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC). Ensures standards of unit operations are in compliance with all state and federal healthcare regulatory agencies. Incumbent has overall responsibility for training, unit performance, resolution of operational and personnel issues, evaluations, hiring, and disciplinary action. Participates on organizational performance improvement projects. Serves as a role model and resource to colleagues, staff, and others. Interacts with all levels within the organization, including senior leaders, managers, directors as well as insurance companies, Medicare, Medi-Cal, CalOptima, and MSI at a management level.

Salary Range:

Required Qualifications:

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to motivate staff to achieve desired results

Bachelor's degree in Health Care Management, Business, Finance or Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Demonstrated experience building competency and developing skills of others

Detailed understanding of billing technical elements such as standard forms and data elements, coordination of benefit and third party liability billing and collection, electronic billing, data edit programs, reimbursement methodologies such as Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs), Case Rate, Percent of Charges, capitation.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Extensive knowledge of governmental compliance rules and issues as it pertains to health care billing, collection and other reimbursement.

Knowledge of Medicare/Medi-Cal billing procedures.

Minimum 5 years in a leadership/managerial position in a revenue based, health care related industry such as admissions, registration, billing/payor or contracting.

Minimum 7 - 10 years' experience in hospital patient account services.

Must have experience in working with government payers, performing split billing as required by Payers and DOFRs.

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Self- directed and organized with superior analytical and problem-solving skills.

Sound understanding of Joint Commission and other applicable regulatory requirements to be able to monitor for compliance

Thorough knowledge of healthcare billing, finance and compliance and strong understanding of facility billing systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in PFS Operations, University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

Master's degree in Health Care Management, Business, Finance or Accounting

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Posted: 1/7/2019
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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