Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The primary purpose of the Revenue Cycle Quality Initiatives Coordinator position is to provide project management functions applicable to the Harris Health System's Revenue Cycle as it relates to current and future quality-based payment impacts.  The Revenue Cycle Quality Initiatives Project Manager will plan, execute, and finalize projects according to deadlines and within budgets.  Duties will include coordinating the efforts of the Hospital Acquired Conditions/Potentially Preventable Complications steering committee with vendors, contractors, and/or consultants in addition to internal departments including, but not limited to Coding, IT, Quality, HIM, Decision Support, Systems Integration, Finance/Reporting, and CDI.  The Project Manager will also define the projects¿ objectives and oversee quality control throughout the projects¿ life cycles.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees: Associates Degree required (Healthcare-related Bachelor's degree preferred)

License & Certifications: NAHQ CPHQ credential required within two years of employment

Work Experience: Two (2) years of coding education and/or coding or clinical experience required. Formal coding education and/or coding or clinical experience required.  Experience with quality-based programs with revenue cycle-based impacts preferred (HAC, PPC, PSI, PPR, Readmission Reduction Program, etc.).

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing/Composing:  Correspondence/Reports  

Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Excel, P.C.   

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, Anatomy and Physiology

Work Schedule:   Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Telecommute

Equipment Operated: EPIC electronic medical record, 3M Encoder, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, Visio)

Application Instructions

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