Collective Bargaining Unit:AFSCME Health and Hospital SystemsPosting Salary:$43.009/HOURLY
:Health and Hospital Systems
Manages several large projects and maintains financial systems across the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS). Implements and maintains systems associated with the revenue cycle across the network system. Oversees the completion of complex projects and system enhancements, applies vendor upgrades/applications and supports and conducts training of end-users. Serves as a subject matter expert.
Manages and monitors Siemens Patient Accounting tables and profiles within the guidelines of Medicare, Medicaid or third party payers to support revenue cycle for charge capture, coding, billing and cash collections.
Actively monitors and updates Siemens Customer Webpage and application/tools. Updates Patient Accounting on changes to CMS and State of Illinois billing requirements.
Validates the processing of claims and other transaction files between various entities that support the billing and collection process. Troubleshoots transfer failures and resolves issues.
Responds, documents and implements enhancement requests received from Patient Accounting and other users who request patient accounting information.
Creates ad hoc reports to insure system data integrity.
Evaluates and works on projects to automate current manual processes. Works with managers and end-users to automate processes between insurance carriers, vendors and external partners.
High School Diploma or GED (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Nine (9) years of work experience in healthcare financial systems or a related revenue cycle is required; OR an Associate's Degree and seven (7) of work experience in healthcare financial systems or a related revenue cycle is required; OR a Bachelor's Degree and five (5) years of work experience in healthcare financial systems or a related revenue cycle is required (must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Three (3) years of work experience managing projects and/or implementations and working with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is required.
Bachelor's or higher level Degree in Public Health, Computer Science or Management Information Systems from an accredited college or university is preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
In-depth knowledge of healthcare revenue processes including: patient access; charge capture; documentation and coding; billing account receivable; and cash collections. Subject matter expert.
In-depth knowledge of financial systems supported at CCHHS.
Ability and follow through to work with outside departments to improve charge capture.
Advanced project management skills and the ability to work with systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
Advanced analytical skills necessary to evaluate financial data and translate same into actionable information to drive results.
Excellent customer service skills with acceptable response times to phone calls, emails and customer requests.
Strong written and verbal communications skills necessary to communicate concepts in a clear and concise manner to a wide level of personnel.
Advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and other software and hardware packages.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and in stressful situations while meeting deadlines.
Ability to support/train less experienced personnel in the use of systems.
Ability to make sound judgments.
Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize projects and tasks.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.