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:
Generally responsible for data and spreadsheet preparation, research and analysis for Government Reporting. Responsible for assigned sections of the Medicare/Medicaid Cost Report and IRIS preparation, including input and electronic filing. Responsible for organizing and monitoring Harris Health System operational reporting as required for State DSH/UC and other 1115 Waiver funding, Hill Burton and 340B Programs. Responsible for routine and ad-hoc reporting to management as to Harris Health System experience and opportunities under these programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Master's Degree in Accounting or Health Care Administration may be substituted for two (2) years of healthcare Accounting or Finance experience, preferred.

Work Experience: Seven (7) years work experience to include: Five (5) years of healthcare government reporting experience, plus two (2) years Accounting or Finance experience in a hospital or public accounting environment. A Master's Degree in Accounting or Health Care Administration may be substituted for two (2) years of healthcare Accounting or Finance experience.


Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing /Composing: Correspondence, Reports

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

Job Attributes:

Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Mathematics, Research, Statistical

Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Other Requirements: Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work schedule, function with only general supervision and direction, and coordinate work with other team members on assigned projects. Must be diligent and thorough, with close attention to detail.

Equipment Operated: Usual office equipment (telephone, copies, scanner, fax, etc.)

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