Financial Analyst - Reimbursement Services

PeaceHealth is seeking a Financial Analyst - Reimbursement Services for a .5 part time equivalent Exempt position. 

Req ID: 165159

 

JOB SUMMARY

Collects, analyzes and prepares financial data, analyzes fiscal accounting and related systems, regulatory submissions, fiscal presentations for budget and reimbursement, and financial feasibility studies.  Provides analytical services.  Responsible for understanding the customer needs and translating them into analysis required, turning data into information.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Advise internal or external customers, as applicable, concerning financial implications of existing and proposed activities, resource allocation, setting and maintaining performance standards, pricing and contract negotiations, and financial implications of contemplated strategies and operating decisions, including assistance with business plans.

2. Provide regular financial reports and analysis to internal or external customers, as applicable, and assist those customers in understanding the reports and effectively utilizing them.

3. Develop and maintain business partner relationships including a detailed understanding of the business units/programs being served as applicable.

4. Provide ongoing financial and variation analysis that will assist management in enhancing operations.

5. Perform data validation and process verification to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of reported information.

6. Assists internal or external customers, as applicable, with their annual budget process, assuring coordination with region-wide planning processes.  Assists with cost accounting process, planning process, assuring coordination with region wide planning processes.

7. Provides information that informs decision makers about the impact of payor contracts and governmental reimbursement systems.

9. Prepares special studies which analyze a specific part of the operations as directed.

10. Prepares and presents financial information to management as requested.  Provides financial education as needed or requested.

11.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field or combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job required.
  • MBA is desirable.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Three years experience in an accounting or financial analyst role is required, in a healthcare organization is desirable.
  • Familiarity with accounting systems required.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • CPA is desired.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Ability to act in a consulting capacity
  • Ability to formulate and operationalize new concepts and ideas for improvement
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple demands and short time frames
  • Detailed oriented, with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct analysis, apply critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Proficient level of technical expertise various software applications and tools, i.e. Microsoft Suite, Internet browsers, and databases

 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Additional responsibilities if assigned to Finance Departments:

  • Acts as a liaison between Finance and operations.
  • Keep updated on standards to assure compliance with orders or directives concerning regulatory agencies.

 

Revenue Cycle positions:

  • Interprets results of billing data to explain accounts receivable (AR) outcomes.  Defines clinical and operational impacts and translates operational impacts into financial components.
  • Revenue cycle experience strongly preferred

 

SYSTEM PHYSICAL / COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Vancouver, Shared Services Center (802)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Other
FTE: .5
Work Type:  Part Time
Required Certifications/Licensure: 

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Accounting & Finance || Part Time || FINANCE SVCS

Company
Peacehealth
Posted
11/15/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Vancouver, WA 98660, US