This position provides a leadership role in Revenue Cycle Continuous Improvement (CI) analysis, improvement, implementation and measurement under the guidance of the Director of Revenue Cycle Continuous Improvement. This position will also work directly with facility CFOs, C-suite and directors for facilities with an average monthly gross revenue of $100,000,000 as the Revenue Cycle department key contact representative to the facility. This position collaborates and works closely with corporate, facility and discipline team leaders to enhance understanding of associated net revenue functions and outcomes. Also provide solutions that will lead to system-wide, standardized best practices in Revenue cycle to the benefit of Banner and operational units while assisting in the implementation of the improvement solutions.
Utilizes Revenue Cycle data to identify leading trends and root cause opportunities to engage key stakeholders in the Revenue Cycle and Clinical operational areas to validate root cause, craft solution, implement improvement and monitor outcome.
Reports progress, risks and requests for escalation to facility Executive leadership for Revenue Cycle Continuous Improvement projects and findings.
Provides support for facilities with monthly gross revenue greater than $100,000,000 and/or advanced level complexity of projects.
Manages facility specific Revenue Cycle CI initiatives, projections while aligning with enterprise-wide initiatives to ensure standardized best practice and strategic integrity. Ensures coordination with other relevant system leaders in the research, define and design process.
Develops materials including communication, training, policies, procedures and monitoring to ensure successful implementation of the improvement solution.
Lead facility recurring Continuous Improvement committees to communicate progress, risks, escalations and large project proforma to ensure effectiveness of the CI Program and assist facility leadership in understanding their facility performance, challenges and needs for improvement by addressing root cause process gaps.
Provides support, coordination, and education on Revenue Cycle related issues to facility leaders.
Assist the leadership teams in the development of strategic continuous improvement plans for their businesses. Acts as the lead for enterprise-wide initiatives and projects.
Requires a Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Health Management or related field or equivalent experience.
Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 7 years of leadership or consulting revenue cycle and revenue integrity experience and knowledge (patient billing/clean claims; health information management; etc.). Requires strong human relations, organizational, process improvement and project management and communication skills as well as demonstrated leadership skills. This position requires the understanding of patient billing systems and business processes in a highly complex environment.A strong working knowledge of government payer programs and reimbursement methodologies (CMS, AHCCCS, CHAMPUS) and of managed care programs is essential.
Must have advanced computer skills with strong working knowledge of IT systems, applications and functions from clinical and business perspectives.
Previous leadership experience preferred; MBA preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 257400
About Banner Health
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.