Under minimal supervision, responsible for systemic approaches that contribute to the capture, management, and collection of patient service revenue. Enhances and maintains a properly functioning revenue cycle process through a cross-department organizational structure. Responsible for centralized revenue cycle functions including admissions/patient registration, physician and facility coding, chargemaster, payer contracting, charge audit, hospital and physician billing, accounts receivable and collections and revenue cycle training. Develops and executes strategy and departmental plans and tactics related to revenue cycle and develops/tracks appropriate metrics. Chairs Revenue Cycle committee and other organization-wide committees as appropriate. Facilitates training, standard work and quality assurance with related feedback for revenue cycle areas that do not centrally report. From time to time changes may be made to move additional revenue cycle areas into or out of the scope of responsibility for this position but the position is always responsible for organization-wide standard work, training, QA and feedback.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to identify, recruit and retain talented and skilled personnel for leadership and staff roles in the Revenue Cycle function. Ability to drive execution and use appropriate tools to continually improve performance. Knowledge of third party billing with strong Medicaid billing background preferred. Demonstrated performance in meeting and exceeding aggressive cash collection targets. Understanding of complex billing systems to include Medicaid, FQHC, and provider/physician billing. Experience/training in facility or provider coding preferred. ~ All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Education: Baccalaureate Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related area. Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Health Administration, or MBA preferred.
Experience: Typically (3) three years of senior level health care financial management experience
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Internal Number: 2705
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.