Duke University
Closing date
Sep 10, 2021

Job Details

PRMO:, established in 2001, Patient Revenue Management Organization (PRMO) is a fully integrated, centralized revenue cycle organization supporting all of Duke Health, including Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, the Private Diagnostic Clinic, and Duke PrimaryCare. The PRMO focuses on streamlining the revenue cycle through enhanced management of scheduling, registration, coding, HIM operations, billing, collections, cash management, and customer service. The Mission of the PRMO is delivering quality service by enhancing the patient experience, providing financial security, and preserving Duke’s reputation and mission of advancing health together. Our Vision is to be recognized as a world class innovative revenue cycle organization that values our people, patients and performance.

The Manager of Outpatient Registration is an integral part of the revenue cycle, responsible for the front-end outpatient registration related activities across Duke Health. The manager is responsible for the development, implementation and management of front end related revenue cycle policies and procedures, technology and front-end performance metrics. The scope of outpatient registration includes but is not limited to patient experience, patient identity, scheduling, check-in and check out, cash collections and management, referrals and order management, and loss prevention (denial prevention) and internal controls. The Manager is also responsible for these activities in coordination and partnership with local clinic leadership. The Manager is responsible for living and modeling Duke’s values and demonstrating expected behaviors while contributing to creating a positive patient experience and building a positive work environment.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level: Manage, communicate and align strategies for registration improvement across the health system. Provide input on departmental strategies to meet PRMO and DUHS goals and performance metrics.
 Work with clinic leadership to identify barriers to workflows and those that impact the patient experience.
 Develop and administer registration system level policies and procedures; ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations.
 Maintain knowledge of registration operations and support local management teams on resolution of issues affecting department.
 Develop and monitor key performance indicators. Achieve Balanced Scorecard results. Provide performance results to leadership and assist in the development and implementation of action plans for performance improvement.
 Monitor and ensure compliance with registration internal control performance across the system.
 Serve as expert on regulations regarding registration as well as other revenue cycle requirements and regulations. Engage with other departments as needed to ensure compliance.
 Recommend and support technology implementations affecting department. Assist in identification of new technologies that will improve registration operations.
 Serve as an internal consultant on registration issues with PDC, hospitals, PRMO leadership and external departments.
 Prepare departmental budget. Ensure appropriate use of all resources.
 Develop, implement and maintain staff education and training modules as it relates to outpatient registration. Review and update registration related onboarding and competency orientation materials annually. Provide ongoing staff education and development.
 Manage all personnel related activities pertaining to recruitment, hiring, retaining and developing staff. Manage performance and complete performance evaluations.
 Engage with staff routinely rounding and meeting with direct reports on a monthly basis.
General Description of Job Class: Manage registration related activities in the outpatient arena across Duke Health to achieve continuous and optimal patient care, providing the highest level of customer service, while ensuring compliance with PDC, DUHS and PRMO policies while maintaining positive financial outcomes. Promotes a positive work environment that values individuals, teams and their commitment.
Required Qualifications at this Level:
Position requires analytical, organizational and communications skills acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
Six years of experience in the healthcare industry is required; minimum of 2 years management / supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Technical: Solid understanding of all departmental related functions – principles and practices related to outpatient registration and clinic operations. General understanding of all revenue cycle functions and interrelationships. Knowledge of Federal, state and local regulations governing patient access/registration activities. Experience in process improvement. Experience in budgeting.
Non-technical: Strong leadership presence and skills. Proven capabilities in building and leading teams. Ability to work with others in a cooperative, collaborative manner. Strong written and oral communication skills.
Epic experience preferred
MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Visio, Access)
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level: On occasion evening or weekend work may be required. Position may be subject to numerous interruptions. All job performance relates to the strategic goals of DUHS and its entities. All DUHS staff are expected to live Duke’s Core Value: Caring for our patients, their loved ones and each other. Demonstrating commitment to excellence, safety, integrity, diversity and teamwork.The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Staff members may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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Duke University was created in 1924 by James Buchanan Duke as a memorial to his father, Washington Duke. The Dukes, a Durham family that built a worldwide financial empire in the manufacture of tobacco products and developed electricity production in the Carolinas, long had been interested in Trinity College. Trinity traced its roots to 1838 in nearby Randolph County when local Methodist and Quaker communities opened Union Institute. The school, then named Trinity College, moved to Durham in 1892, where Benjamin Newton Duke served as a primary benefactor and link with the Duke family until his death in 1929. In December 1924, the provisions of indenture by Benjamin’s brother, James B. Duke, created the family philanthropic foundation, The Duke Endowment, which provided for the expansion of Trinity College into Duke University.Duke Campus

As a result of the Duke gift, Trinity underwent both physical and academic expansion. The original Durham campus became known as East Campus when it was rebuilt in stately Georgian architecture. West Campus, Gothic in style and dominated by the soaring 210-foot tower of Duke Chapel, opened in 1930. East Campus served as home of the Woman's College of Duke University until 1972, when the men's and women's undergraduate colleges merged. Both men and women undergraduates now enroll in either the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences or the Pratt School of Engineering. In 1995, East Campus became the home for all first-year students.

Duke maintains a historic affiliation with the United Methodist Church.

Home of the Blue Devils, Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.

Mission Statement

Duke Science"James B. Duke's founding Indenture of Duke University directed the members of the University to 'provide real leadership in the educational world' by choosing individuals of 'outstanding character, ability, and vision' to serve as its officers, trustees and faculty; by carefully selecting students of 'character, determination and application;' and by pursuing those areas of teaching and scholarship that would 'most help to develop our resources, increase our wisdom, and promote human happiness.'

“To these ends, the mission of Duke University is to provide a superior liberal education to undergraduate students, attending not only to their intellectual growth but also to their development as adults committed to high ethical standards and full participation as leaders in their communities; to prepare future members of the learned professions for lives of skilled and ethical service by providing excellent graduate and professional education; to advance the frontiers of knowledge and contribute boldly to the international community of scholarship; to promote an intellectual environment built on a commitment to free and open inquiry; to help those who suffer, cure disease, and promote health, through sophisticated medical research and thoughtful patient care; to provide wide ranging educational opportunities, on and beyond our campuses, for traditional students, active professionals and life-long learners using the power of information technologies; and to promote a deep appreciation for the range of human difference and potential, a sense of the obligations and rewards of citizenship, and a commitment to learning, freedom and truth.Duke Meeting

 “By pursuing these objectives with vision and integrity, Duke University seeks to engage the mind, elevate the spirit, and stimulate the best effort of all who are associated with the University; to contribute in diverse ways to the local community, the state, the nation and the world; and to attain and maintain a place of real leadership in all that we do.”

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