Job Description

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

Job Summary

Manages and helps oversee Harris Health System Government Reporting department, including cost reports, Medicaid Supplemental and 1115 waiver program reporting, 340B and other governmental programs, licensing, enrollment and any cost report related financial reporting. Helps oversee Physician Fees Payment review processes. Manages LPPF Program for Harris County. Acts as a liaison for the System, working with cross functional teams to accomplish reporting requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees:
a) Masters in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration or related field (Preferred)
b) Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or related field

Work Experience: 7 Years of Experience in hospital government reporting and or healthcare consulting

Management Experience: 5 Years of Experience in hospital or consulting government reporting area.

Communication Skills:
a) Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
c) Writing/ Correspondence
d) Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies:
a) MS Excel
b) MS Word
c) Personal Computer
d) MS PowerPoint
e) MS Access

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
a) Analytical
b) Mathematics
c) Research
d) Other: Teambuilding and cross functional teamwork, Highly organized, Self-motivated

Work Schedule:
a) Flexible: There are busier times when extra worktime may be needed.
b) Eligible For Telecommute

Other Special Requirements

Other Requirements: Toyon Absolute, HFS & IRIS Software proficiency

Equipment Operated: General office equipment & PC

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