VP/Director, Patient Accounting

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15027
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: VP/Director, Patient Accounting
Job Location: Tennessee
Base Compensation: $95,000 — $115,000
Total Compensation: $100,000 — $130,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Yes
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Healthcare

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Fast growth client in long-term care sector, seeking Director or VP level candidate to oversee all aspects of field business manager processes & protocols.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary The VP/Director, Patient Accounting, is responsible for all facility level business office services (incl. billing, collections, payroll, accounts payable, trust fund and other duties) and corporate billing and collections; is an integral part of the creation and implementation of policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document facility business office issues; and suggests and implements changes to make the business office and corporate billing and collection processes more efficient and accurate. Primary Duties and Responsibilities • Oversees the facility level business office processes, including facility Business Office Managers (BOMs), regional Business Office Coordinators (BOCs) and other business office personnel • Oversees monthly/periodic billing to various providers for services provided in the facilities • Oversees continuous process of collecting receivables from various payors, including liaison with outside collection agencies and attorneys • Maintains communications and working relationships with all payor sources (FIs/MACs/Federal and state agencies and managed care organizations) • Oversees the insurance group that provides facilities with pre-certifications and other advance approval for rates and admissions for HMO/Insurance/Managed Care organizations • Responsible for documenting, implementing and maintaining effective internal controls over the business office and billing/collections processes • Responsible for documenting, implementing and maintaining adequate and effective processes to improve the business office/billing/collection processes to ensure accurate and timely billing/collection and other business office processes • Directs employees responsible for facility level business office services and corporate level billing and collections • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time Supervisory Responsibilities • Manager, Business Operations, Two Asst Managers, Business Office Services, Senior Specialist Accounts Receivable, and Trust Fund Analysts (BOCs have a dotted line to this position, despite the fact that this position is responsible for hiring/firing these individuals)

QUALIFICATIONS

• Current knowledge of multi-facility business office operations and long-term healthcare billing and collections • 10-12 years of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications: • Current knowledge of AHT billing software
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 9-10+
  
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