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Emily Antonico at eantonico@bnncpa.com

 Note: Job Postings are listed for 90 days unless otherwise specified

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Title:  Manager, Cost Accounting and Decision Support
Organization:  Maine Medical Center
Dept.:  Financial Services, Financial Planning

Description:

The Manager is responsible for the oversight, implementation, and administration of the Decision Support, Cost Accounting and productivity systems. This includes the establishment of costing methodologies, estimated net revenue calculation, the maintenance of the Decision Support and Cost Accounting systems; as well as our internal productivity system and external productivity benchmarking. Acts as primary lead on analyzing financial information to support strategic decisions and operation improvement projects. Provides information to assist senior management in making financial, operational, or policy decisions. The Manager will also function as primary finance interface with all departments as it relates to deriving costing methods and service line reporting. The manager will also supervise the cost accounting and productivity staff.

The position will manager 3 direct reports.

1.     Three to five years of cost accounting, or service line reporting experience, preferably in healthcare.
2.     MBA, CPA, CHFP, or advanced degree or certification preferred.
3.     Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
4.     Ability to convey new ideas and concepts to all levels of the organization.
5.     Experience in computerized cost accounting systems and working knowledge of personal computers as well as information system procedures and practices.
6.     Experience with decision support and productivity systems.

Please apply to:  https://www.careersatmainehealth.org/job/7524123/manager-cost-accounting-and-decision-support-portland-me/

date added: 7.24.2017 

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Reimbursement Accountant
Waldo County General Hospital
Belfast, ME
40 hours/week, Day Shift

Waldo County General Hospital (WCGH) is a not-for-profit community hospital committed to providing excellent care for patients and their families in a friendly, caring atmosphere, and in line with its mission to be the BEST. Offering competitive wages and terrific benefits!

WCGH is seeking a Reimbursement Accountant, who is responsible for monitoring the federal and state reimbursement laws and maximizing reimbursement for WCGH and the subsidiary corporations.

Qualifications: 

  • College graduate or equivalent work experience.
  • 2 to 3 years of related experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.


Please click here to apply:

https://www.careersatmainehealth.org/job/7395857/reimbursement-accountant-belfast-me/

Or call Janine Garceau at 207-564=3-4557 or email: garcej@mainehealth.org

About Waldo County General Hospital:

Waldo County General Hospital is a 25-bed, not-for-profit, critical access, medical and surgical hospital in Belfast, Maine, which has served the health needs of our local residents since 1901. Waldo County General Hospital serves area residents through Waldo County General Hospital, Waldo County Medical Partners, five rural health centers, home health and hospice services, public health nursing, Penobscot Shores and educational programs.

Waldo County General Hospital is the ideal setting for healthcare professionals interested in helping to bring high-quality care to rural communities. Just 100 miles north of Portland, Waldo County includes beautiful Penobscot Bay and genuine New England working port towns along Maine’s pristine coast. While our setting offers the warmth and charm of small-town America, our services and facilities are among the best. In 2009, our hospital received the Top Rural Hospital Award from the Leapfrog Group for delivering the best quality care in the nation, while attaining the highest levels of efficiency. Our hospital’s recently added $2.1 million surgical services wing features three large operating rooms, a pre-operative room and comfortable staff areas.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

date added: 6.14.2017 

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Revenue Cycle Lead Analyst – Access Management
EMHS
Full-time
Job number: 46674

Apply online at www.emhs.org/careers, job number 46674. If you have any questions, please call EMHS talent at 207-973-7100.

Job Summary:

The Lead Analyst is an analytical and process improvement lead role in identifying and implementing process improvements in an effort to operate "best in class" revenue cycle across all members in EMHS system without reducing quality or service. This position serves in a key role to improve the overall effectiveness of revenue cycle policy, practices and technology platforms for all EMHS organizations. The primary responsibility of this role is to serve as an internal subject matter expert with strong financial, health care acuity and the ability to provide accurate analysis and clearly share results to management. Strong communication skills are required. This role will analyze complex data including clinical and financial data and transform to relevant information. In addition this role will serve as a leading resource in the areas of process improvement, organizational development, change management, performance monitoring, and other analytics. They will serve as a project facilitator, lead change analyst and will apply influential techniques to lead teams toward best practice solutions

The Lead Analyst will focus on system-wide process, technology, controls and key personnel that must be coordinated to achieve revenue integrity, compliance and customer satisfaction. These tactics may involve the need to: gather requirements, analyze findings, design solutions, write specifications and implement new and improved processes and recommend ongoing controls and protocols as well as other broader and unique tasks. Effectiveness of this position shall be measured in terms of assisting teams to achieve financial and other tactic, high quality output, and customer service satisfaction.

It is critical that this position be highly effective in delivering the services described in the Duties and Responsibility and work harmoniously with staff across EMHS. Effectiveness will be measured in terms of results, commitment to EMHS and customer satisfaction.

This position is a member of the EMHS Revenue Cycle team. Duties may be changed or reassigned by the Chief Revenue Officer as need arises.

Job Functions and Duties:

The Lead Analyst - Access Management will report to the System Director Access Management. The Lead Analyst will assist the System Director with developing system wide process, technology, controls and key personnel that must be coordinated to optimize data integrity such as demographic information, insurance eligibility, authorization/referrals, point of service collections and customer satisfaction.

General

1. Review and analyze Access Management functions (scheduling, registration, pre-certification, eligibility verification, point of service collection) to identify fragmented process and make recommendations for improvement.
2. Assists in the design, implementation and system support of business intelligence, decision support and communication applications.
3. Assist in providing gap analysis between actual and targeted future state.
4. Leads the implementation, design and optimization of Access Management software.
5. Applies appropriate tests to analytical results to provide high quality and accurate results.
6. Leads in data interpretation, communication and presentations around key performance indicators.
7. Presents relevant analytical data to system teams to aid in telling a story that allows leaders to make decisions and measure results.
8. Serves as a project facilitator for teams working on major, complex performance improvement efforts.
9. Leads root cause analysis to understand the business issues and summarize data challenges of the customer.
10. Communicates status updates, feedback, areas of improvements based on review strengths and weaknesses relating to business processing which may include senior and executive management.
11. Provides support for inquiries or issues related to improvement. Researches, diagnoses and resolves problems and infrequently escalates to Director/Manager.
12. Helps with the development of standardized and consistent metrics for system wide initiatives.
13. Identify and assist in remedying communication issues.
14. Assist with special analysis and projects as needed.
15. Work collaboratively with managers / directors to identify best practices and help develop performance standards that can be tracked and reported.
16. Assists manager/directors in project assignment and completion by analyst team as needed.
17. Perform other duties as assigned.

Technology

1. Seek and recommend information technology to the System Director Access Management with new information technology solutions and or manual changes that support Access Management functions.
2. Work collaboratively with departmental personnel to implement systems and process change aimed at improving Access Management performance.

Note: the duties listed above reflect the majority of the duties of this job and does not, nor is it intended to, reflect all duties that may be required for an incumbent in this job to perform.


Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor's degree required. Eight years progressive, relevant knowledge toward mastery in the field accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
2. Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in revenue cycle operations.
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Demonstrated experience in diagnosing, evaluating and developing corrective actions for problems in revenue cycle operations.
4. Expertise with regulations and accreditation standards, knowledge of specific state and federal requirements and standards as it relates to modern Revenue Cycle systems.
5. Experience with EMHS Software, data and business information is preferred.
6. Ability to effectively influence change.

Licenses and Certifications:

Certified Revenue Cycle Professional certificate within one year of employment preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Detailed knowledge of Revenue Cycle, reimbursement, data streams, and auditing principles.
2. Knowledge of business analysis techniques is required. 
3. Working knowledge of all functional areas of the revenue cycle.
4. Working knowledge of Medical Terminology, Current Procedural Coding (CPT, HCPCS), Diagnostic Coding (ICD-9, ICD-10), and HIPAA ANSI codes (remark and adjustment codes).
5. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schematic form.
6. Excellent communications skills, both oral and written. 
7. Intermediate Microsoft software knowledge and ability to train/assist end-users. 
8. Flexible and able to react to ever changing priorities.
9. Experience with EMHS Software, data and business information is preferred.

Travel Requirements:

15 – 50% travel may be required. Employee must have a valid drivers' license and possess own transportation.
 

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.

added 6.12.2017 

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