Revenue Integrity Specialist
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
Responsible for conducting charge capture processes for ambulatory departments which includes on-going training, auditing and monitoring. This includes: (1) ensuring the accuracy with the appropriate effective and efficient utilization of the charge capture process. (2) Identify and remedy root cause of issues (3) review current processes and polices to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures (4) developing, implementing and coordinating Charge Capture or other Harris Health System training (5)Compiles and completes auditing, training and educational development. Assists Director of Operations and Sr. Manager with special projects when needed.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration/Information Systems/Business Administration or healthcare related field; OR 4 years of patient finance related experience in lieu of a degree. CPC, CPC-H, CCS, or Registered Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse preferred.
2. Work Experience: Four (4) years' experience in hospital Revenue Cycle that includes auditing and training components in a Healthcare organization.
3. Equipment Operated: Office based equipment Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Access, PCs, Electronic Medical Record (EMR)EPIC, EPIC Patient Business Services Modules
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
2. Other Skills:
Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Statistical, Typing, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
3. Work Schedule: Flexible
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 166918