FMO -Revenue Cycle Officer #58689 (KAUAI-KV217)

DATE POSTED: December 18, 2019

JOB STATUS:  Perm / Full Time

SALARY: $Negotiable / (BU35/EM03)

JOB LOCATION:  KVMH, Waimea & SMMH, Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii 

FUNCTION: This position is located in the Patient Financial Services Department of Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH) and Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH). KVMH, SMMH, and Kauai Region Clinics are part of the Kauai Region, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC), a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii.

Kauai Region Finance Dept. provides a variety of fiscal services including bookkeeping, billing and collections, budgetary control, purchasing and inventory, and informs administration of financial condition. The Financial Dept. provides general accounting services, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and inventory. The Finance Dept. also maintains financial data for budget preparation, implementation, and control.

The Fiscal Management Officer, (Regional Revenue Cycle Officer), is responsible for enhancing and maintaining a properly functioning revenue cycle process through a cross-department organizational structure. Revenue Cycle Officer monitors and ensures that charge capture, revenue, and cash collections procedures in all service departments/programs, are compliant and within standard operating procedures. The position also provides leadership, management and supervisory functions for billing, credit control, patient account maintenance, and revenue cycle oversight for the Kauai Region. The functional areas of admitting/registration, patient financial services and health information management act independently during a patient visit, contributing critical information required for clinical service and payment so that the Regional Revenue Cycle Officer concentrates on resources on improving core clinical care delivery and protecting the assets of the Kauai Region. Other duties include assisting a strategic planning, staffing issue, budget and cost analysis and performing other duties as assigned.

Position reports to the Regional Chief Financial Officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with at least 12 semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing subjects.

Experience:

Fiscal Management Experience: Five (5) years of professional accounting and/or auditing experience which involved participation in the preparation of budgets and the development of long-range financial plans. Of the five (5) years professional work experience, two (2) years must have demonstrated working experience in a health care setting.

General knowledge of public and private health care programs including billing, credit, collection and account maintenance activities of a healthcare institution. This experience must have provided familiarity with, and knowledge of health insurance programs; general financial practices of healthcare providers; and the ability to evaluate the bases of medical rates and costs required. Critical Access Hospital experience is nessesary

Supervisory Experience: One (1) year supervisory experience which demonstrated the applicant’s knowledge of and ability to apply the principles, practices, techniques and methods of supervision including: (1) planning, organizing and directing the work of others; (2) assigning and reviewing work; (3) advising others on difficult work problems; (4) timing and scheduling work; and (5) training and developing employees.

Quality of Experience: Possession of the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position. The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which he/she is being considered; e.g., the experience must have demonstrated that the applicant has (1) a good working knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of hospital revenue cycle management; (2) the ability to devise and modify methods, techniques and procedure, and to gather and analyze facts and draw sound conclusion there from; and (3) a working knowledge of governmental organization and functions.

Certification: None required.

Licensure: None

Desired Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of hospital revenue cycle management and all governing rules and regulations.

The ability to plan, organize and direct revenue cycle functions for a cross-departmental organizational structure. The ability to prepare reports and analyses of Revenue Cycle activities; coordinate activities with other phases of management; maintain cooperative working relationships with others; speak and write effectively. Excellent computer skills a must.

Must have strong analytical, decision-making skills and must be an effective communicator at all levels in the organization with strong oral, written, and persuasive skills. Must also possess strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity.

Physical and Medical Requirements:

Type/keyboard. Use phone, fax, copier, and computer. Organize/coordinate, analyze/interpret, problem solve, make decisions, plan, communicate, prepare written communications, and prepare transaction documents.

Self-driven, self-starter, goal oriented, and someone who can work independently.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with and energize personnel at all levels.

Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily. Disabilities in these or other areas will not automatically result in disqualification. Those applicants who demonstrate that they are capable of performing the essential functions of the position will not be disqualified under this section.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily. Disabilities in these or other areas will not automatically result in disqualification. Those applicants who demonstrate that they are capable of performing the essential functions of the position will not be disqualified under this section. Any condition which would cause applicants to be a hazard to themselves or others is cause for disqualification.

Mental/Emotional Requirements:

All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.

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To apply for this job email your details to jmariano@hhsc.org