Patient Financial Services Assistant Director

NYU Winthrop is a great place to work. Our name represents the highest standard of patient driven care in Nassau County. For more than a century, we've been providing quality care, compassion and expertise to the people in our community...and now we'd like to put these qualities to work for you and your career.
As employers, we are committed to job satisfaction, growth and success
We offer exciting career opportunities in a caring environment that recognizes individual talent, ability and contribution.
We are looking for top performers who are interested in advancing their careers with us.
If you are truly excited about working as part of a dynamic team in an energized, fast-paced and progressive organization that values its staff, physicians and volunteers, then we want to hear from you!
The Patient Accounts Assistant Director assists in the support, development, planning and monitoring of the Patient Financial Services department and supervision of the Billing Management staff.
Effectively assist the Director of Patient Financial Services in all aspects of supervising the department aiming to reduce the accounts receivable, decrease denials, and increase cash flow.
Assists Director in developing effective plans to accomplish objectives. Assists the Director in analyzing current and future needs (e.g. funding resources, etc.) Anticipates situations and takes appropriate action. Makes timely fact based decisions to help the department achieve corporate goals.
Contributes to the improvement of internal operation controls. Assists Director with new ways to improve internal operating effectiveness, productivity, and recovery.
Coordinates department monitoring of denials. Identifies trends that negatively affect cash flow. Works with other department staff to address root causes and reduce the hospital's denial exposure.
Ensures proper reimbursement of claims. Verifies that all third party reimbursement is based on Federal, State and contract agreements. Reports and responds to incorrect payments.
Ensures that the staff is respectful of patients and treats them with dignity. Supervises phone manner displayed by employees. When necessary, intervenes and resolves conflicts with honesty, fairness and good faith in billing.
Keeps abreast of all billing and reimbursement regulations and standards to ensure compliance with any published or anticipated changes issued by governmental agencies and/or third party payors and shares knowledge with staff through verbal or written communication.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
Education: Associate's degree in Business Administration in Finance or Accounting or in a related field required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Professional Certifications/Registration: Certified Output Coder (COC), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
HFMA Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR) preferred
Experience: 6-8 years Progressively responsible health care Accounts Receivable experience required. Supervising staff in a hospital setting required.
Skills: Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, organization, leadership skills required. Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with departmental staff and all levels of management required. Must possess an in-depth knowledge of third party governmental billing regulations and statutes/laws governing the management of human resources and strong employee relations skills.

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