ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR III - FINANCE Job Number: 00121289
Job Posting: Mar 12, 2018, 4:26:30 PM Closing Date: Apr 12, 2018, 4:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:00 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:00 P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Stroger Hospital - Finance Dept.
1901 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
The Administrative Coordinator III will work directly under the Chief Financial Officer – CCHHS or designee in the Hospital Management Accounting field of Finance. This person will assist in facilitating the goals and objectives of the Department. This employee is expected to function independently to facilitate the reimbursement process and to implement changes as necessary.
Assists in filing annual Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Cost Reports for Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
Directs interaction and compliance with Medicare, County and Independent Auditors for Stroger Hospital.
Plans, directs and evaluates the activities of subordinate staff ensuring all possible reimbursement opportunities are obtained.
Assures compliance with all appropriated reimbursement regulations.
Files and maintaining for CCHHS all appeals with Medicare and any other third parties.
Assists in making recommendations and developing new processes to maximize reimbursement for John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and its affiliated clinics.
Maintains and prepares all CCHHS quarterly physician time studies including but not limited to training workshops, technology updating, and regulation changes.
Maintains and prepares annual Medicare bad debts with adherence to both hospital and federal policy procedures.
Interfaces with hospital finance, hospital administration, physicians, nurses and all other hospital patient care professionals.
Stays current with complex new developments in the industry as well as changing regulatory requirements for Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross and other third party payers.
Participates in other duties, as assigned.
Master of Science Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Health Systems Management, or related field from an accredited college or university is required (must provide transcript at time of interview)
Eight (8) years of experience in Hospital Cost and Reimbursement is required
MUST MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION FILING
Master's Degree in Business Administration from an accredited college or university
Eight (8) years of experience in Hospital Cost and Reimbursement at a major teaching institution
Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Knowledge of Oracle or comparable ERP/general ledger system.
Knowledge of SMS or comparable patient accounting system.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
Extensive knowledge of GAAP.
Extensive knowledge of hospital statistics analysis and cost report preparation.
Highly proficient in the use of Excel, Access and other Microsoft products.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Ability to organize and manage personnel.
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.