UT Health Revenue Cycle Services Analyst - Houston, TX in Texas

Revenue Cycle Services Analyst - Houston, TX

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Texas

Professional/Managerial

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180000QS

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Revenue Cycle Services Analyst who will observe

the billing and insurance process workflow at various clinics and make

recommendations on areas that could be streamlined or improved. You will need

to deep dive into the process and issues.

You will be working in collaboration with Revenue Cycle Services

leadership, partners with UTHealth, UT Physicians, third party providers,

partner clinics and hospitals staff to maximize revenue cycle performance. You

must be able to carry out in-depth analysis, providing insight, feedback and

guidance on trends and issues identified, and provides the data and

understanding necessary to support decision making, project prioritization, and

improvements across the revenue cycle.

This role will engage with the clinics in-person and also via

phone or Skype. It will require that you go out occasionally to be on-site at

various clinics in and around the Houston area.

You must understand revenue cycle processes as they apply to

clinics and hospitals. If you have experience with GE Centricity software that

is a plus! It is the billing system which supports both scheduling appointments

and claims associated with them for UTHealth. You will also need to be a

proficient advanced level user of Microsoft’s Excel spreadsheet program. As a Service Analyst you will complete

advanced reports about billing and claims processing.

This is a full time role that works normal business hours during

the week. It will require an employee to

report to an office located just south of NRG Stadium. It is eligible for full

benefits including low cost healthcare and an excellent retirement plan run by

the State of Texas.

PositionKey Accountabilities:

1.

Collaborates closely with revenue cycle services leadership and other

team members to develop communications and monthly reporting packages in order

to provide consistent and reliable support to internal and external customers.

  1. Works independently to assess and understand areas of need; compares

information across the institution and helps identify the most significant

issues and opportunities for improvement within the revenue cycle.

  1. Provides analytical support and subject matter expertise to all change

management, projects and process improvement efforts across revenue cycle

tasks.

  1. When appropriate, provides on the ground guidance and support to

departments and clinics across the UTHealth practice plan.

  1. When appropriate, provides communication and relationship building with

payers and third party contractors in order to make improvements in the revenue

cycle.

  1. Develops an in-depth understanding of assigned customer base as it

relates to revenue cycle, and technologies and processes that impact revenue

cycle tasks.

  1. Supports the development and implementation of training to enable

adoption of changes in revenue cycle and to sustain improvements.

  1. Supports the identification of specific areas of improvement within

GECB; helps analyze and provides input on prototypes and testing of changes

based on in-depth understanding of customer base and their needs.

  1. Travels to physician practice locations within the greater Houston

area to observe and assist with customer needs.

  1. Builds strong relationships with all facets of the organization

related to revenue cycle operations. Becomes a trusted partner for all parties

involved with deep departmental knowledge.

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Strong analytical and

communication (oral and written) skills with a broad understanding and

willingness to learn the scope of the entire revenue cycle. Proficiency in

various practice management systems, MS Office products as well as various

claim scrubber technologies preferred.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in

preferably in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related;

equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of

revenue cycle experience, including AR Follow Up, Registration, Scheduling,

Eligibility, Insurance Verification (Full Benefits Review), Authorizations, and

any revenue cycle patient or payer focused tasks. These skills would preferably

have been obtained in an academic physician practice environment.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds

of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible

amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may

contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the

provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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