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Business Manager

Beacon Health

Brewer, Maine

Job number: 69368

Full-time

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

Northern Light Health is the most expansive integrated health care system in Maine. We provide care to people from Portland to Presque Isle and from Blue Hill to Greenville. We are comprised of nine member hospitals with 584 long-term beds, a single physician-led medical group, eight nursing homes, five emergency transport members, 37 primary care locations, and we employ more than 12,000 people in Maine.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in a healthcare/insurance, business, finance or related field required.
A minimum of 5 years of accounting or financial management experience required.
5-7 years of healthcare or health insurance experience preferred.
Experience developing budgets, forecasts and analyzing business opportunities required.
Basic knowledge of health plan operations including claims handling, procedures, agency management systems and applicable insurance laws/codes a plus preferred.
Customer service experience strongly preferred.

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Enterprise Manager of Coding

Northern Light Health Home Office

Brewer, Maine

Full-time

Job number: 40269

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

Education and Experience
·Health Information Technology or Health Information Administration degree preferred; at least 8 years of progressive, relevant knowledge toward mastery in the field accepted in lieu of degree
·5+ years of progressively responsible management level experience required
Licenses or Certifications
·Registered Health Information Administrator/Registered Health Information Technician Preferred
·Coding Certification required (CCS, CPC, COC, CCS-P).

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Detailed knowledge of privacy and security regulations, confidentiality / HIPAA

  • Payer specific coding requirements
  • Working knowledge of Official Coding Guidelines, Medical Terminology, Classification Systems: ICD-10-CM/PCS, MS-DRG, APR-DRG, DSM and Terminologies:CPT/HCPCS, E/M
  • Knowledge of sources for local and national review policies impacting coding
  • Ability to analyze PEPPER report data and develop coding action plans

·Working knowledge of Medical Record, Health information, and Healthcare Application technology.
·Demonstrated experience in diagnosing, evaluating and developing corrective actions for problems in Coding operations.
·Able to proactively make appropriate changes in the coding operations to position NLH for healthcare reform and competition.
·Able to effect collaborative alliances and promote teamwork.
·Effective organizational, planning, controlling, scheduling and project management abilities.

  • Effective managerial and administrative abilities as applied to the management of multiple projects.
  • Effective leadership abilities.
  • Ability to positively influence change.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse people, excellent human relation skills.
  • Flexible and able to react to ever changing priorities.
  • EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Vice President of Mercy Medical Group

Northern Light Mercy Hospital

Portland, Maine

Full-time

Job number: 69414

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

 

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Education: A Master's degree in Management, Accounting or Finance (or equivalent discipline) is required. Fellowship in HFMA, Certification with MGMA or ACHE is strongly desired. A minimum of seven (7) years of physician practice management experience is required in related fields to include senior management and executive level functions.

Northern Light Mercy Hospital, an acute care, non-profit hospital in Portland, Maine, is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. We advocate for a society in which all can realize their full potential and achieve the common good. We give priority to those that society ignores. The greater Portland community has come to rely on the personal care and healing focus that Northern Light Mercy Hospital provides. Northern Light Mercy provides a wide range of medical and surgical services as well as six primary care, subspecialty physician practices, and community-based programs. Northern Light Mercy Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Business Support Analyst II

Northern Light Health Home Office

Brewer, Maine

Full-time

Job number: 70145

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

Northern Light Health is the most expansive integrated health care system in Maine. We provide care to people from Portland to Presque Isle and from Blue Hill to Greenville. We are comprised of nine member hospitals with 584 long-term beds, a single physician-led medical group, eight nursing homes, five emergency transport members, 37 primary care locations, and we employ more than 12,000 people in Maine.

Education and Experience:
•Bachelor's degree required. Eight years progressive, relevant knowledge toward mastery in the field accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
•Four or more years of progressively responsible experience in revenue cycle operations or a relatable field required.

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Intermediate Accountant

Northern Light Health Home Office

Brewer, Maine

Full-time

Job number: 70614

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum
·Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from a four year college or university plus 3-5 years related experience in accounting, or at a minimum, associate's degree plus 5-7 years related accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
·1-3 years of accounting experience with general ledger system knowledge.

Preferred
·Bachelor's Degree (Concentration in Accounting)
·Health Care Experience
·Master's Degree
·CPA or CMA

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Financial Planning Analyst

Northern Light Health Home Office

Brewer, Maine

Full-time

Job number: 70643

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess excellent customer service, time management, and analytical skills. Written communication skills required as well as project organization. Must maintain institutional, customer and Financial Projects, Planning & Analysis department confidentiality. Ability to excel in teams and succeed in a matrix organization. Oral presentation skills a plus. Demonstrates initiative, a professional attitude and a desire toward self-improvement.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of five years accounting or financial experience required. Health care experience a plus.
  • A working knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis required. Demonstrates knowledge of projection methodologies and relationships between goals and finances. Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate the work of others and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with all levels of management in a multi-corporate structure.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access and willingness to keep current with new computer software/technology for the continuous improvement of financial planning processes. Experience with Allscripts EPSi and Infor (Lawson) systems preferred.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail. Shows capacity to be flexible and competent as priorities change. Demonstrated effectiveness in succeeding in a team-oriented culture required.
  • EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Intermediate Business Intelligence Analyst
Northern Light Health
Brewer, Maine
Full-time
Job Number: 68573

Call the Talent Acquisition Team at 207-973-7100 or email talent@northernlight.org with questions.

Job Summary:

The Intermediate BI Analyst is an analytics and visualization professional for the Business Finance and Analytics team, which will provide key information to help improve organizational outcomes, increase revenue capture and improve efficiencies to reduce cost. This position requires competency in financial, business, quality, human resource and other analytical skills with a focus on performance metrics. The primary responsibility of this role is to assist with data visualization needs and to serve as project team members and technical resources for high-visibility, complex performance improvement efforts that affect multiple members of NLH.

Job Functions & Duties

• Produces professional dashboards, reports, scorecards and other analytical tools with the highest quality and with well-documented assumptions.

• Applies appropriate tests to analytical results to provide high quality and accurate results

• Assists in data interpretation, communication and presentations around key performance indicators

• Assists in gap analysis and transforming data into useful information

• Updates scorecards and other data tools to help provide actionable information

• Assists with reviewing current processes with customers

• Performs root cause analysis to understand the business issues and summarize data challenges of the customer

• Works with senior analyst, manager and/or customers to implement improvements including design, build and testing of visualizations

• Communicates status updates, feedback, areas of improvement; provides support for inquiries or issues related to improvement

• May assist with research to diagnose and help resolve problems

• Participates in NLH System & Strategic Partner Teams as directed to provide insight into data and information relevant to specific metrics

• Analyzes results and quantifies objectives

• Assists in identifying key consultants as needed

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree plus three years of experience in a relevant technical, analytics or statistics role is required or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Master's Degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Relevant operational experience and procedural knowledge required.

• Experience with NLH Software, data and business information preferred.

• Exceptional customer service skills required.

• Two or more years researching, identifying and resolving technical issues required. Lean trained preferred.

• Knowledge of business analysis techniques preferred.

• Ability to interpret technical information into non-technical context required.

• Creative and "outside the box" problem solving skills required.

• Intermediate to advanced Microsoft software knowledge and ability to train/assist end-users required.

• Tableau experience preferred.

• Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully, develop alternative solutions, work well in group problem-solving situations, and use reason when dealing with emotional topics.

• Ability speak clearly and persuasively in a variety of situations required.

• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schematic form required.

Supervision Exercised

No direct supervision. Ability to influence without express authority and to collaborate effectively. Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles.

Supervision Received (ability to act independently)

Receives guidance from manager and to understand priorities and achieve established goals. Must be self-motivated and comfortable working with somewhat limited direction.

Organizational Impact

Work performed impacts targeted processes and goals of Northern Light Health.

Typical Contacts (Internal/External)

Works as part of a team but is also involved with interaction outside of the department when educating and supporting customers. Works with System members to help them achieve their best-practice process goals. Occasional travel to other sites in the Northern Light Health System will be required.

Physical Requirements

Manual dexterity required. Requires a stationary position for 80% of the work day. Dexterity with use of computer keyboard and writing implements. Must be able to work in an open office environment and possess visual and hearing acuity necessary to discern information from the telephone, computer, printed forms, written and oral instructions from coworkers and others. Light lifting of files and manuals with some bending required.

Ability to operate a computer keyboard and monitor (including laptop computer) required.

Travel to our different Northern Light Health locations and overnight stay may be occasionally required. Travel expenses and mileage reimbursement will be made in accordance with standard Northern Light Health policies in effect at the time the expenses are incurred. The employee may also be expected to travel to conferences and/or training workshops both in and out-of-state as required.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

 

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Financial Data Integrity Analyst - Intermediate
Full-time
Northern Light Health
Home Office, Brewer, Maine
Job number: 64831

QUALIFICATIONS

Possess excellent customer service, time management, and analytical skills. Written communication skills required as well as project organization. Must maintain institutional, customer and Financial Projects, Planning & Analysis department confidentiality. Ability to excel in teams and succeed in a matrix organization. Oral presentation skills a plus. Demonstrates initiative, a professional attitude and a desire toward self-improvement.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of five years accounting or financial experience required. Health care experience a plus. Knowledge of SQL, SQL Report Writer, Queries, etc. preferred.

A working knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis required. Demonstrates knowledge of projection methodologies and relationships between goals and finances. Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate the work of others and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with all levels of management in a multi-corporate structure.

Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access and willingness to keep current with new computer software/technology for the continuous improvement of financial planning processes. Experience with Allscripts EPSi and Infor (Lawson) systems preferred.

Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail. Shows capacity to be flexible and competent as priorities change. Demonstrated effectiveness in succeeding in a team-oriented culture required.

Questions: Please call 207-973-7100 or email talent@northernlight.org

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Director of Reimbursement

We have been engaged to conduct an executive search for a Director of Reimbursement for our client, a dynamic multi-hospital health system with a large physician organization and many clinic sites located a little west of Boston, MA.  They have over 600,000 encounters each year at their ambulatory sites and over 110,000 Emergency Department visits. They are a large Safety Net Hospital.  Their offices are in Malden, MA.

The Director of Reimbursement will oversee the full range of reimbursement functions: cost reporting, audit, appeals, interim rate and settlement calculations, net revenue projections annually and monthly and the associated detail analysis.  Responsible for upper federal limit calculations, month end closings, Epic dashboards and Epic Contract Manager.

The starting salary is up to $150k, depending on background and experience. There may be some flexibility for an outstanding candidate.

Relocation Assistance is available as appropriate.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all reimbursement-related regulations, hospital reporting requirements, and contractual agreements with third parties
  • 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in healthcare finance with heavy concentration in financial reporting and analysis, accounting systems in the reimbursement area in a complex healthcare environment
  • Broad experience in spreadsheet and database management applications
  • Financial and other operational systems to control data collection and reporting activities
  • 5 years healthcare finance management experience
  • Epic system experience
  • Proven problem-solver with the interpersonal skills to work with people at all levels both inside and outside the system
  • Strong presentation and communication skills

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

Matthew O’Brien
The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com
860-742-1555

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Contract Officer

We have been engaged to conduct the search for a Contract Officer for our client, Connecticut’s largest healthcare system with over 2,400 beds that includes hospitals, physicians and related health services throughout Connecticut and into New York and Rhode Island.  Their offices are in New Haven, CT.

The starting salary is up to $140k plus bonus, depending on background and experience. Their may be some flexibility for an outstanding candidate.

Our client offers an excellent and comprehensive benefit package.

Relocation assistance will be considered as appropriate.

The Contract Officer reports to the Vice President, Payer Relations for the Health System.  The Contract Officer will be responsible for directing and overseeing the health plan contracting, contract implementation, and ongoing contract management for the Health System including the flagship Medical Center, teaching and community hospitals, and non-hospital entities.  The Contract Officer will deal with external constituents, including managed care payers, employers, third party administrators and insurance companies, as well as internal constituents within the System, including the System Business Office, Finance and senior managers of the hospital(s).  Contracts are negotiated and coordinated in conjunction with the VP and SVP, Payer Relations.

Responsibilities

  • Negotiate with managed care organizations and/or insurers to obtain provider services agreements that advance the profitable growth of the Health System.  The majority of the agreements will be negotiated by the Contract Officer or their designee.  Some major agreements may be negotiated in conjunction with the VP/SVP, Payer Relations.
  • Ensure that provider services agreements can be supported and key deliverables or performance targets are upheld in advance to committing the organization to their terms.
  • Responsible for delivering critical information concerning covered services, par providers, carve-outs and fee schedules to affected internal clients in a timely manner; facilitate clear and unequivocal communications between contractors and health system clientele as necessary to ensure smooth implementation of agreements.
  • Maintain keen awareness of the external business environment and most-likely prospects garnering new payer agreements and/or favorable payment provisions.
  • Supports the hospital’s quality program initiatives and ensures that the relevant standards are upheld in all contracting ventures.
  • Cultivates effective partnerships with internal hospital and health system colleagues to present a cohesive and proactive team approach to meeting client needs.
  • The Contract Officer will routinely negotiate with senior executives at major health plans and includes hospital, professional, behavioral health, transplant, burn and all other services delivered by the Health System.
  • Assist the VP/SVP, Payer Relations with development of overall Health System managed care strategy and assist in the implementation of that strategy.
  • Assist the VP/SVP, Payer Relations in the development and implementation of the necessary health care reform initiatives as directed by the Health System Executive Leadership Group.

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree required.
  • Minimum of 6 years contracting experience in progressively responsible management roles within a health care setting.
  • Solid understanding of managed care, payment approaches, risk and capitation and managed care knowledge and experience negotiating managed care contracts
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent negotiation and partnering skills
  • Ability to make tough decisions with confidence
  • Operational understanding of planning and marketing, finance, business office systems, human resources, hospital operations and medical staff leadership
  • Political savvy, strong ethics and teamwork skills

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

 

Matthew O’Brien
The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com
860-742-1555

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University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Reimbursement Analyst.

Position Summary: 

The Reimbursement Analyst is responsible for government payer reimbursement related to Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE/CHAMPUS, specifically completion of the annual Medicare Cost Report (among other government reports) and staying current on all government regulatory changes and Federal and State proposals to change reimbursement methodologies and payment systems.

Education:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in finance, accounting or related field. Advanced degree or significant related experience preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities were acquired may be considered.

Experience:

A minimum of three years experience in health care reimbursement or finance. Working knowledge of healthcare reimbursement with direct practical knowledge of Medicare Cost Report filings and audits for an institution with multiple ancillary disciplines highly desired.

To apply, please use our online application system: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0020857&Title=Reimbursement%20Analyst&utm_source=HFMA%20Maine&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Admin%20-%20Reimbursement%20Analyst

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.

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Senior Reimbursement Analyst

We have been engaged to conduct the search for Senior Reimbursement Analyst for our client, an integrated healthcare delivery system with a flagship medical center, two rural, critical access hospitals and an extensive variety of primary and specialty care practices and specialty care practices located in 15 communities in central, western, and mid-coast regions of Maine.  They have their offices in Lewiston, ME.

The starting salary is up to $95k depending on background and experience.

Relocation assistance is available.

Under the direction of the Reimbursement Manager, the Senior Reimbursement Analyst is responsible for the reporting, analysis, and monitoring of third-party reimbursements.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and file Medicare and Medicaid Cost Reports for hospitals in the system as well as the Home Office report
  • Work with Medicare auditors, Medicaid auditors, and other third parties to ensure that settlements are complete and accurate
  • Prepare monthly adjusting entries for the contractual allowances and third-party receivables and payables, and explain deductions from net revenue variances to budget
  • Prepare budget for deductions from net revenue
  • Identify, communicate, and assist with resolution of systemic issues causing incorrect reimbursement by maintaining and utilizing contract management software and other net revenue analysis by payer
  • Complete Ad Hoc analysis as assigned by the Reimbursement Manager

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of healthcare finance experience
  • Experience preparing and filing Medicare and Medicaid hospital cost reports
  • Experience analyzing and reporting net revenue calculations and budgets
  • Strong analytical skills needed to compile, summarize and draw conclusions from financial and statistical data
  • Knowledge of Medicare law and State of Maine law related to reimbursement
  • Ability to research, analyze and interpret Medicare law, regulations, and published guidance
  • Solid Excel skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

 

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555

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Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning

We have been engaged to conduct the search for Senior Financial Analyst, Planning for our client, an integrated healthcare delivery system with a flagship medical center, two rural, critical access hospitals and an extensive variety of primary and specialty care practices and specialty care practices located in 15 communities in central, western, and mid-coast regions of Maine.  They have their offices in Lewiston, ME.

The starting salary is up to $95k depending on background and experience.

Relocation assistance is available.

The Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning will manage specific assigned responsibilities as it relates to budgets, financial reporting, and financial planning.  They will support and assure accurate preparation of operating budgets, serve as financial consultant for operational departments and Service Lines, and assist in the preparation of the monthly financial statement presentation. The Senior Financial Planning Analyst will assist in the annual operating and capital budget process and ongoing variance and financial reporting.

Responsibilities

  • Identify substantial performance improvement opportunities at the project level
  • Translate outcomes into supporting analysis for fiscal impact forecasts, budgets, utilization and/or actual fiscal outcomes
  • Prepare forecasting models using multiple forecasting methods
  • Work individually and as part of multi-discipline teams on projects varying in size and scope from short-term ad-hoc requests to long-term strategic initiatives while collaborating with other Departments
  • Collect and analyze financial, utilization, health care and quality data; preparing reports, analyses, and forecasts in support of clinical, operational and budgetary initiatives; and general ledger and transactional claims reconciliations
  • Work with Directors, Managers, and Department Chiefs to identify and develop opportunities enhance revenue and limit expenses through Results Management Initiatives
  • Develop performance tracking reports and work closely with Directors and Managers in the timely completion and distribution of such reports
  • Provide general financial and analytical support to Director of Business Intelligence as needed

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Finance or Business Administration with a healthcare focus or similar education
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of progressive responsibility in healthcare finance, and a proven ability with business plan development required
  • High integrity, honesty, objectivity, and exceptional relationship skills as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with people at all levels are required
  • Excellent oral communications and presentation skills when dealing with all levels of the organization
  • The ability to make informed decisions based on an analysis of information and data, the capacity for constant learning and critical thinking, and a proven ability to effect positive changes in the healthcare environment

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

 

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555

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Senior Accountant

We have been engaged to conduct the search for Senior Accountant  for our client, an integrated healthcare delivery system with a flagship medical center, two rural, critical access hospitals and an extensive variety of primary and specialty care practices and specialty care practices located in 15 communities in central, western, and mid-coast regions of Maine.  They have their offices in Lewiston, ME.

The starting salary is up to $80k+ depending on background and experience.

Relocation assistance is available.

Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant will:

  • Be responsible for the proper reporting of journal entries and account reconciliations for timely and accurate reporting of monthly financial statements as well as reports to management for financial decision support.
  • Prepare account analysis and be heavily involved with the annual audit.
  • Will work closely with the Payroll Supervisor to provide backup support on reporting and filing requirements.
  • interact with many departments and employees at various levels of the organization
  • Express professionalism in both written and oral communication and have a strong customer service base.

The Senior Accountant is expected to always exercise good judgment, show initiative, and be able to meet goals and objectives of the position and team. 

Requirements

  • BS in Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience including at least 2 years in a healthcare finance environment
  • Must be able to analyze the general ledger and postings, prepare and evaluate journal entries, and perform full reconciliation of required accounts
  • Must be familiar with accounting systems, interfaces, financial reports, and how to identify and correct problems in the general ledger and statement
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Experience with Lawson GL applications and Kronos (preferred)
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and desire to provide strong customer service

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

 

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555
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St. Lawrence Health System seeks a dynamic, distinguished executive to serve as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will report to the St. Lawrence Health System's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. David Acker.

The CFO is responsible for the strategic direction, financial oversight, financial leadership, and coordination of system staff and their development. As a member of the senior leadership team, the CFO participates in the planning and implementation of programs and services to ensure the provision of high-quality safe patient care, service excellence, fiscal responsibility, and employee engagement in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the Health System.

The CFO works collaboratively with clinical, operational, and administrative leaders to create a high-reliability and just culture that leads to solid financial operations and service excellence.  The CFO develops and directs an adequate plan for the control of financial operations of the organization, including financial planning and projections, banking relationships, budgeting, revenue cycle operations, health information technology and management (HIT/HIM), third-party contract management and evaluation, expenditure of funds, conservation of assets and risk management controls, IT planning, and security management.

St. Lawrence Health System was formed in 2013 to improve health, elevate the standard of care, enhance patient experience, and gain efficiencies through collaboration. St. Lawrence Health System is the parent organization for two not-for-profit hospitals, a captive medical practice, and a foundation:  Canton-Potsdam Hospital - a 94-bed general, acute-care community hospital, Gouverneur Hospital - a 25-bed critical access hospital, Canton-Potsdam Medical Practice, and Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation.

Ten years of progressive healthcare financial leadership experience, including managing professional staff, and Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field is required.  Master's degree and/or CPA certification, and demonstrated progress toward FACHE, HFMA, or similar financial leadership certification is preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Candidates wishing to apply must submit materials electronically. Application materials should be submitted via WittKieffer's candidate portal here or via email to lisad@wittkieffer.com.

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Chief Financial Officer

Gifford in beautiful Randolph, Vermont, is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  This is a unique opportunity to work in a spectacular setting at a rural, non-profit FQHC and Hospital with a progressive philosophy, supportive administrative team and advanced technology. 

The CFO will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors in collaboration with a high performing executive leadership team, and be responsible for providing leadership and direction in the areas of finance, revenue cycle, and supply chain. The CFO will develop, implement, and evaluate new financial strategies aimed at improving operational performance for this Federally Qualified Health Center, Inpatient Critical Access Hospital, and Retirement Community.

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, healthcare management or other related field preferred.  MBA or comparable experience at an executive level, experience in Rural Critical Access Hospitals, thorough knowledge of legal, regulatory, ethical, managerial, and organizational requirements and the principals and standards of care for hospitals and healthcare systems.

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University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, has an opening for a Revenue Integrity Analyst.

Position Summary: 

The Revenue Integrity Analyst is responsible for collaborating with individual departments to ensure charges are captured, entered, documented and reconciled timely and accurately. The Revenue Integrity Analyst will work with departments to develop processes to eliminate billing edits related to the revenue integrity functions. He/she is also responsible for staying current on government regulatory changes and Federal and State proposals to change charging and reimbursement methodologies and payment systems. In conjunction with the Senior Revenue Integrity Analyst, the Revenue Integrity Analyst is responsible for developing, implementing and providing ongoing monitoring and education related to revenue integrity throughout the Revenue Cycle process. Develops processes which are designed to optimize and support revenue integrity, reduce risk and eliminate waste.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities were acquired will be considered. CPT, ICD and/or HCPCS coding certification preferred, or ability to achieve within 12 months of hire.

Experience:

Minimum of two years’ experience in revenue cycle operations, specifically patient billing, HIM coding, charge description master (CDM) responsibility or healthcare environment. Minimum of two years’ prior history in health care data manipulation and analysis preferred.  Working knowledge of healthcare charging and reimbursement with direct practical knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance guidelines highly desired.

To apply, please use our online application system: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0019902&Title=Revenue%20Integrity%20Analyst&utm_source=HFMA%20Maine%20Chapter&utm_medium=Online%20Job%20Posting&utm_campaign=Administrative-Revenue%20Integrity%20Analyst

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.

 

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University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, has an opening for a Senior Reimbursement Analyst.

Position Summary: 

The Senior Reimbursement Analyst is responsible for government payer reimbursement related to Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE/CHAMPUS, specifically completion of annual Medicare Cost Report filings and audits (among other government reports), State of Vermont Medicaid payments systems, and staying current on all government regulatory changes and Federal and State proposals to change reimbursement methodologies and payment systems.  The Senior Reimbursement Analyst is a key organizational contact, along with the Reimbursement Manager, for all questions pertaining to government payer reimbursement rules, regulations, and net revenue modeling.  The Senior Reimbursement Analyst is a high level independent contributor within the UVM Health Network.  Successful performance in this position directly impacts the financial performance of the organization and is highly visible to Senior Leadership.

Education:

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related business discipline required, Master’s Degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities were acquired may be considered.

Experience:

Five or more years of progressive, successful experience in health care finance or reimbursement is required, with at least two years of direct practical experience with Medicare Cost Report filings and audits. A proven ability to analyze regulations, perform sophisticated data analysis on regulatory impacts, and present results to financial and operational leadership.

To apply, please use our online application system: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0019366&Title=Senior%20Reimbursement%20Analyst&utm_source=Maine%20HFMA%20Chapter&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Administrative%20-%20Senior%20Reimbursement%20Analyst

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.

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