UT Health East Texas

UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX, USA
May 25, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Financial Counselor . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Cardiovascular Clinic where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Performing analysis of patient financial responsibility for provider based services. Communicating and implementing financial arrangements with patients in accordance with policy and procedure guidelines. Accurately estimates financial responsibilities for patients. Communicates/presents patient with financial plan via phone or in office. Collects co-pays, deductibles, down payments and cash discount payments as required. If patient is uninsured; the registration representative will follow the authorized UT Health collection policy. Efficiently perform benefit verification for visits, testing, and procedures or imaging/testing services. Claims ownership of financial counseling processes through regular communication with other team members. Accurately perform data entry at time of call using appropriate call center software systems. Maintains a constructive working relationship with clients, physician offices, coworkers, supervisors and others as needed. Makes outbound calls to patients, physician offices, and insurance companies. Participates in department in-services and meetings. Adheres to the policies and procedures of the organization and department. Maintains confidentiality of all interactions. Maintains a clean, efficient work area. Becomes knowledgeable about all office equipment used. Other duties as requested. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Financial Counselors Advanced mastery of multiple skill sets; NEXGEN, USA, ONECHART, and FIRSTNET, benefit/orders processing, and/or Bilingual. High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of two years college, preferred. 2 years + medical insurance experience. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Basic typing skills of 35 wpm. Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills, and GroupWise required. Basic math skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions. Active listening skills. Good problem solving skills. Patient record documentation skills. Strong time management skills. Ability to think strategically and act tactically. Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX, USA
May 25, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing HealthcareTogether The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our Cedar Creek Lake Clinic is seeking an experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse/Certified Clinical Medical Assistant . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Cedar Creek Lake Clinic where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Monitoring the changes in the patients condition including the recording and reporting of symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate. Must be able to give injections such as IM Must be familiar with doing EKG's. Supporting the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care to decrease potential harm to other patients and peers Participating actively in UTHET s performance improvement process as it relates to nursing practices and procedures Monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in patients conditions Interacting with co-workers and other hospital staff, guests and patients providing outstanding customer service Responsible for providing technical assistance under the direction of licensed personnel for a mid-levels and physicians in a clinical setting. Must be able to take patient vital signs, must have knowledge of medications and injections; must have knowledge of medical terminology. Should be able to communicate both orally and written to physician, patient, and family members in a clear, concise manner. Will process intake or discharge where needed. Details: What You Will Be Doing: Monitoring the changes in the patients condition including the recording and reporting of symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate. Must be able to give injections such as IM Must be familiar with doing EKG's. Supporting the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care to decrease potential harm to other patients and peers Participating actively in UTHET s performance improvement process as it relates to nursing practices and procedures Monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in patients conditions Interacting with co-workers and other hospital staff, guests and patients providing outstanding customer service Responsible for providing technical assistance under the direction of licensed personnel for a mid-levels and physicians in a clinical setting. Must be able to take patient vital signs, must have knowledge of medications and injections; must have knowledge of medical terminology. Should be able to communicate both orally and written to physician, patient, and family members in a clear, concise manner. Will process intake or discharge where needed. So what experience are we looking for in our LVNs or Certified Clinical Medical Assistants? Completion of Practical Nursing School 6 months medical clinic experience preferred Current Texas LVN License or Multi State License BLS certification. Medication administration. I. V. Therapy, or current Medical Assistant Certification. Licensure required or Graduate from an accredited Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX, USA
May 25, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Financial Counselor . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Cardiovascular Clinic where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Performing analysis of patient financial responsibility for provider based services. Communicating and implementing financial arrangements with patients in accordance with policy and procedure guidelines. Accurately estimates financial responsibilities for patients. Communicates/presents patient with financial plan via phone or in office. Collects co-pays, deductibles, down payments and cash discount payments as required. If patient is uninsured; the registration representative will follow the authorized UT Health collection policy. Efficiently perform benefit verification for visits, testing, and procedures or imaging/testing services. Claims ownership of financial counseling processes through regular communication with other team members. Accurately perform data entry at time of call using appropriate call center software systems. Maintains a constructive working relationship with clients, physician offices, coworkers, supervisors and others as needed. Makes outbound calls to patients, physician offices, and insurance companies. Participates in department in-services and meetings. Adheres to the policies and procedures of the organization and department. Maintains confidentiality of all interactions. Maintains a clean, efficient work area. Becomes knowledgeable about all office equipment used. Other duties as requested. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Financial Counselors Advanced mastery of multiple skill sets; NEXGEN, USA, ONECHART, and FIRSTNET, benefit/orders processing, and/or Bilingual. High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of two years college, preferred. 2 years + medical insurance experience. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Basic typing skills of 35 wpm. Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills, and GroupWise required. Basic math skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions. Active listening skills. Good problem solving skills. Patient record documentation skills. Strong time management skills. Ability to think strategically and act tactically. Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Athens, TX, USA
May 25, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Athens, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Athens hospital is seeking an experienced, compassionate, and quick thinking Registered Nurse . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Emergency Department where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Monitoring the changes in the patients condition including the recording and reporting of symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate. Supporting the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care to decrease potential harm to other patients and peers Participating actively in UTHET s performance improvement process as it relates to nursing practices and procedures Monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in patients conditions Interacting with co-workers and other hospital staff, guests and patients providing outstanding customer service Details: So what experience are we looking for in our RNs? Valid State of Texas Nursing License 5+ years' experience in an emergency medical facility preferred 2+ years' charge nurse experience preferred Strong ability to work well on a team Exceptional communication skills BLS, TNCC, ENPC and PALS certification (Will Provide Education) Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Pittsburg, TX 75686, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Quitman, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Quitman hospital is seeking an experienced Food Service Worker . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Dietary department where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: To assist in food preparation and serving, and to clean the kitchen and dining. Assist in distributing menus and checking trays for menu and diet preferences and accuracy. Adheres to standard precautions and sanitary, safety and infection control policies. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Food Service Workers? Must be able to read recipes and/or product directions. Ability to operate a variety of kitchen utensils to weigh, measure, mix, wash, peel and cut multiple types of ingredients. Experience in preparation of hot and cold food as well as utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements. Inspects workstations for compliance with service standards. Interacts with customers in the serving and dining areas. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Pittsburg, TX 75686, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Quitman, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Quitman hospital is seeking an experienced Food Service Worker . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Dietary department where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: To assist in food preparation and serving, and to clean the kitchen and dining. Assist in distributing menus and checking trays for menu and diet preferences and accuracy. Adheres to standard precautions and sanitary, safety and infection control policies. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Food Service Workers? Must be able to read recipes and/or product directions. Ability to operate a variety of kitchen utensils to weigh, measure, mix, wash, peel and cut multiple types of ingredients. Experience in preparation of hot and cold food as well as utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements. Inspects workstations for compliance with service standards. Interacts with customers in the serving and dining areas. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Quitman, TX 75783, USA
May 23, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Quitman, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Quitman hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Emergency Department where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Monitoring the changes in the patients condition including the recording and reporting of symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate. Supporting the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care to decrease potential harm to other patients and peers Participating actively in UTHET s performance improvement process as it relates to nursing practices and procedures Monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in patients conditions Interacting with co-workers and other hospital staff, guests and patients providing outstanding customer service Details: So what experience are we looking for in our RNs? Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school. A minimum of 2 years recent experience in an Emergency Department. Current RN license or compact RN license to practice in Texas. Current CPR Healthcare Provider. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Jacksonville, TX 75766, USA
May 23, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Jacksonville, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Jacksonville hospital is seeking an experienced Ultrasound Tech . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Ultrasound department where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Performs diagnostic, interventional and/or therapeutic procedures for patients of all ages (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric) in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination/treatment by complying with established policies and procedures Organizes and documents all aspects of assigned patient care in coordination with radiologists, nursing personnel and other areas of department to ensure accurate and timely performance of radiology procedures Participates in performance improvement activities by participating in the collection of data to ensure quality is consistent with established standards Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development by participating in educational activities to promote continuous improvement and compliance with patient care standards Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Ultrasound Techs? Graduate of an AMA approved Radiology program Must be ARRT or registry eligible Must be licensed by the State of Texas CPR Certified Basic Life Support within 90 days of hire date One (1) year experience preferred, but not required Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX, USA
May 23, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our hospital is seeking an experienced Charge Nurse . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our CVICU department where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Monitoring the changes in the patients condition including the recording and reporting of symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate. Supporting the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care to decrease potential harm to other patients and peers Participating actively in UTHET s performance improvement process as it relates to nursing practices and procedures Monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in patients conditions Interacting with co-workers and other hospital staff, guests and patients providing outstanding customer service Provides clinical supervision to the clinical, professional, and auxiliary staff to ensure the continuous delivery of quality patient care. Manages departmental activities in accordance with hospital and departmental policy and ensures that care is delivered consistent with physician s orders and treatment protocols. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Registered Nurses? Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school. A minimum of two years recent experience of inpatient/acute care preferred . One year of charge nurse experience preferred. Current RN license or compact RN license to practice in Texas. Current BLS required. ACLS required within 6 months of employment. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Pittsburg, TX 75686, USA
May 23, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Pittsburg, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, Employer is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, Employer provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our Pittsburg hospital is seeking an experienced Regional Director of Business Services. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Pittsburg CBO where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Plans, organizes, and directs the operations of all areas related to Business Services for all of the various entities of the UTHET system. Provides oversight and leadership to the staff of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room registration, switchboard, cashiering, billing and follow-up collections. Coordinates operations with other hospital and clinic departments as well as medical staff. Interviews, hires trains, manages and disciplines employees, assigning them to various work areas as required. Manages the performance of contracted vendors supplying services related to Business Services, making recommendations to the Regional CFO as appropriate. Adheres to the established policies and procedures of UTHET and the department. Interprets and applies said policies, recommending policy changes to Regional CFO when appropriate. Reviews Quality Assurance reports from patient registration and provides feedback and guidance as necessary. Responsible for the timely billing and collection of patient charges. Maintains the Charge Description Master (s). Works closely with Medical Records and other departments to ensure unbilled accounts are held to established standards. Reviews a random sampling of insurance billings on a routine basis to ensure claims are billed correctly and sent to proper mailing addresses. Performs routine quality assurance to verify that proper payments are received. Reviews all remittance advices; determines significant problems causing rejections and denials. Ensures that denial logs are maintained and that all appeals are filed in a timely manner. Communicates with third party payors in regards to claim processing difficulties or new processing procedures. Notifies Regional CFO of significant changes and trends. Works closely with Administration and the managed care department on issues regarding underpayments and inappropriate denials. Reviews all incoming correspondence to determine proper disposition and to identify problem areas. Communicates to Administration as needed to ensure prompt response to changes. Prepares A/R reports on a weekly, monthly and ad hoc basis for Regional CFO. Monitors bad debt and contractual losses against budgeted levels. Prepares bad debt transactions and reports monthly. Ensures that Medicare bad debts are handled in a manner consistent with CMS 9and its Fiscal Intermediaries ) rules and regulations. Reviews and approves as appropriate write-off listings, refund requests and miscellaneous cash adjustments in accordance with policy. Oversees clinic business office operations to include the preparation and balancing of deposits, maintenance of the Change Description Master, and operation of the clinic billing software. Prepares reports for payors as required (e. g. Medicare Credit Balance Repots). Develops and/or utilizes performance measurement systems to critically evaluate the performance of Business Services, taking action as appropriate and alerting the Regional CFO to performance trends. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Regional Director of Business Services? Graduate from a recognized college or university with a degree in Business Administration or related area is required. At least five years experience in a similar position within a hospital is required. Ten years of hospital experience may be substituted for degree. Knowledge of and experience with automated billing and collection systems is required. Current knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations is required. Participation in special workshops or training sessions in Medicare, Medicaid and managed care procedures is required to maintain current knowledge. Some travel (typically less than 10%) may be required. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. Employer is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Pittsburg, TX 75686, USA
May 23, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Pittsburg, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, Employer is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, Employer provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our Pittsburg hospital is seeking an experienced Regional Director of Business Services. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Pittsburg CBO where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Plans, organizes, and directs the operations of all areas related to Business Services for all of the various entities of the UTHET system. Provides oversight and leadership to the staff of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room registration, switchboard, cashiering, billing and follow-up collections. Coordinates operations with other hospital and clinic departments as well as medical staff. Interviews, hires trains, manages and disciplines employees, assigning them to various work areas as required. Manages the performance of contracted vendors supplying services related to Business Services, making recommendations to the Regional CFO as appropriate. Adheres to the established policies and procedures of UTHET and the department. Interprets and applies said policies, recommending policy changes to Regional CFO when appropriate. Reviews Quality Assurance reports from patient registration and provides feedback and guidance as necessary. Responsible for the timely billing and collection of patient charges. Maintains the Charge Description Master (s). Works closely with Medical Records and other departments to ensure unbilled accounts are held to established standards. Reviews a random sampling of insurance billings on a routine basis to ensure claims are billed correctly and sent to proper mailing addresses. Performs routine quality assurance to verify that proper payments are received. Reviews all remittance advices; determines significant problems causing rejections and denials. Ensures that denial logs are maintained and that all appeals are filed in a timely manner. Communicates with third party payors in regards to claim processing difficulties or new processing procedures. Notifies Regional CFO of significant changes and trends. Works closely with Administration and the managed care department on issues regarding underpayments and inappropriate denials. Reviews all incoming correspondence to determine proper disposition and to identify problem areas. Communicates to Administration as needed to ensure prompt response to changes. Prepares A/R reports on a weekly, monthly and ad hoc basis for Regional CFO. Monitors bad debt and contractual losses against budgeted levels. Prepares bad debt transactions and reports monthly. Ensures that Medicare bad debts are handled in a manner consistent with CMS 9and its Fiscal Intermediaries ) rules and regulations. Reviews and approves as appropriate write-off listings, refund requests and miscellaneous cash adjustments in accordance with policy. Oversees clinic business office operations to include the preparation and balancing of deposits, maintenance of the Change Description Master, and operation of the clinic billing software. Prepares reports for payors as required (e. g. Medicare Credit Balance Repots). Develops and/or utilizes performance measurement systems to critically evaluate the performance of Business Services, taking action as appropriate and alerting the Regional CFO to performance trends. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Regional Director of Business Services? Graduate from a recognized college or university with a degree in Business Administration or related area is required. At least five years experience in a similar position within a hospital is required. Ten years of hospital experience may be substituted for degree. Knowledge of and experience with automated billing and collection systems is required. Current knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations is required. Participation in special workshops or training sessions in Medicare, Medicaid and managed care procedures is required to maintain current knowledge. Some travel (typically less than 10%) may be required. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. Employer is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Quitman, TX 75783, USA
May 21, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Quitman hospital is seeking an experienced Charge Nurse . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Med Surg Department where you will be responsible for: Details: What You Will Be Doing: Coordinate and administer care to a unit-specific patient population utilizing a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to ensure that each patient receives nursing care appropriate to his/her illness or condition Provide clinical supervision to the clinical, professional and auxiliary staff to ensure the continuous delivery of quality patient care Work cooperatively with appropriate medical staff to ensure accomplishment of hospital and departmental goals Manage departmental activities in accordance with hospital and departmental policy and ensure that care is delivered consistent with physician s orders and treatment protocols Oversee the implementation of a plan of care appropriate to each patient s needs So what experience are we looking for in our Registered Nurses? Degree as a Registered Nurse from an accredited school of professional nursing Two years of inpatient/acute care nursing experience preferred One year of Charge Nurse experience preferred Current Texas RN license required Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 6 months of employment required Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Financial Counselor . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Cardiovascular Clinic where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Performing analysis of patient financial responsibility for provider based services. Communicating and implementing financial arrangements with patients in accordance with policy and procedure guidelines. Accurately estimates financial responsibilities for patients. Communicates/presents patient with financial plan via phone or in office. Collects co-pays, deductibles, down payments and cash discount payments as required. If patient is uninsured; the registration representative will follow the authorized UT Health collection policy. Efficiently perform benefit verification for visits, testing, and procedures or imaging/testing services. Claims ownership of financial counseling processes through regular communication with other team members. Accurately perform data entry at time of call using appropriate call center software systems. Maintains a constructive working relationship with clients, physician offices, coworkers, supervisors and others as needed. Makes outbound calls to patients, physician offices, and insurance companies. Participates in department in-services and meetings. Adheres to the policies and procedures of the organization and department. Maintains confidentiality of all interactions. Maintains a clean, efficient work area. Becomes knowledgeable about all office equipment used. Other duties as requested. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Financial Counselors? Advanced mastery of multiple skill sets; NEXGEN, USA, ONECHART, and FIRSTNET, benefit/orders processing, and/or Bilingual. High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of two years college, preferred. 2 years + medical insurance experience. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Basic typing skills of 35 wpm. Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills, and GroupWise required. Basic math skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions. Active listening skills. Good problem solving skills. Patient record documentation skills. Strong time management skills. Ability to think strategically and act tactically. Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Financial Counselor . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Cardiovascular Clinic where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Performing analysis of patient financial responsibility for provider based services. Communicating and implementing financial arrangements with patients in accordance with policy and procedure guidelines. Accurately estimates financial responsibilities for patients. Communicates/presents patient with financial plan via phone or in office. Collects co-pays, deductibles, down payments and cash discount payments as required. If patient is uninsured; the registration representative will follow the authorized UT Health collection policy. Efficiently perform benefit verification for visits, testing, and procedures or imaging/testing services. Claims ownership of financial counseling processes through regular communication with other team members. Accurately perform data entry at time of call using appropriate call center software systems. Maintains a constructive working relationship with clients, physician offices, coworkers, supervisors and others as needed. Makes outbound calls to patients, physician offices, and insurance companies. Participates in department in-services and meetings. Adheres to the policies and procedures of the organization and department. Maintains confidentiality of all interactions. Maintains a clean, efficient work area. Becomes knowledgeable about all office equipment used. Other duties as requested. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Financial Counselors? Advanced mastery of multiple skill sets; NEXGEN, USA, ONECHART, and FIRSTNET, benefit/orders processing, and/or Bilingual. High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of two years college, preferred. 2 years + medical insurance experience. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Basic typing skills of 35 wpm. Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills, and GroupWise required. Basic math skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions. Active listening skills. Good problem solving skills. Patient record documentation skills. Strong time management skills. Ability to think strategically and act tactically. Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
UT Health East Texas Quitman, TX 75783, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Details: HR Business Partner Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Quitman, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, Employer is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, Employer provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet, EMS service and eight additional emergency rooms in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Employer is building a high functioning Human Resources team to support our dynamic growth. We are transforming the way Human Resource services are delivered and are seeking creative and detail oriented candidates with a passion for working in a fast paced and evolving environment. Our ideal candidates are self-starters motivated by driving change and developing new and innovative data and technology driven approaches. Are you an innovative Human Resources practitioner with strong advisory skills and a passion for collaborating with business and talent? We are seeking an HR Business Partner to join the Employer team. This position is aligned to our Quitman, (and potentially Pittsburg), Hospital(s) and will ensure seamless delivery and execution of people strategies that support hospital objectives. This includes delivering strategic and core HR services to the business. Work You ll Do Serve as subject matter expert for assigned facilities in relation to HR services, including coaching and development, performance management, job and employee data changes, separations, compensation, employee relations, learning, succession management, employee retention, and engagement. Lead facility on-boarding efforts including the New Leader Assimilation Process. Participate on the broader Employer New Hire Experience Team Complete required reporting or results delivered to the business; Conduct additional deep dive analyses as needed with regular interaction with Operations and Finance. Deliver practical and insightful thought leadership to department leaders, focusing attention on appropriate next steps to address areas of need. Oversee employee relations issues; effectively managing risk, working with legal, business leaders, and HR leaders as needed. Oversee the employee engagement, Best Places to Work and evaluation processes in line with the Employer processes. Work across the HR Health East Texas HR team to implement the broader HR strategy and initiatives. Ensure the Employer commitment to creating an inclusive culture. Details: Requirements Certification/Licensure PHR, SPHR preferred Education Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Management, Education, Human Resources or other related fields required Experience 3-5 years in human resources in a healthcare or other related setting Competencies Creative/Driven/Proactive/Thoughtful/Detail Oriented/Analytical/Focused Ready to Advance Healthcare - Together? Click on the apply button to upload your resume and tell us about yourself
UT Health East Texas Quitman, TX 75783, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Details: HR Business Partner Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Quitman, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, Employer is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, Employer provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet, EMS service and eight additional emergency rooms in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Employer is building a high functioning Human Resources team to support our dynamic growth. We are transforming the way Human Resource services are delivered and are seeking creative and detail oriented candidates with a passion for working in a fast paced and evolving environment. Our ideal candidates are self-starters motivated by driving change and developing new and innovative data and technology driven approaches. Are you an innovative Human Resources practitioner with strong advisory skills and a passion for collaborating with business and talent? We are seeking an HR Business Partner to join the Employer team. This position is aligned to our Quitman, (and potentially Pittsburg), Hospital(s) and will ensure seamless delivery and execution of people strategies that support hospital objectives. This includes delivering strategic and core HR services to the business. Work You ll Do Serve as subject matter expert for assigned facilities in relation to HR services, including coaching and development, performance management, job and employee data changes, separations, compensation, employee relations, learning, succession management, employee retention, and engagement. Lead facility on-boarding efforts including the New Leader Assimilation Process. Participate on the broader Employer New Hire Experience Team Complete required reporting or results delivered to the business; Conduct additional deep dive analyses as needed with regular interaction with Operations and Finance. Deliver practical and insightful thought leadership to department leaders, focusing attention on appropriate next steps to address areas of need. Oversee employee relations issues; effectively managing risk, working with legal, business leaders, and HR leaders as needed. Oversee the employee engagement, Best Places to Work and evaluation processes in line with the Employer processes. Work across the HR Health East Texas HR team to implement the broader HR strategy and initiatives. Ensure the Employer commitment to creating an inclusive culture. Details: Requirements Certification/Licensure PHR, SPHR preferred Education Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Management, Education, Human Resources or other related fields required Experience 3-5 years in human resources in a healthcare or other related setting Competencies Creative/Driven/Proactive/Thoughtful/Detail Oriented/Analytical/Focused Ready to Advance Healthcare - Together? Click on the apply button to upload your resume and tell us about yourself
UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Details: The major types of patients 3WB Trauma ICU provides care to includes, but not limited to, both medical and surgical patients who have experienced a traumatic injury and require a high level of nursing care. The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who uses the nursing process to provide and direct patient care for a group of patients for a designated time frame. Consistently demonstrates competence, compliance and accurate documentation during care delivery in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, Standards of Practice, and Hospital & Departmental Policies and Procedures. Routinely cares for patients and families needs and/or performs department specific activities with excellent organizational skill, efficiency and appropriate fiscal accountability. Continuously synthesizes and evaluates assessment data to gain a comprehensive clinical picture and effectively uses supervisory skills and nursing process to independently and collaboratively anticipate, intervene and deliver excellent patient care. Details: Applicant must have active RN licensure, BLS, and ACLS. by Jobble
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UT Health East Texas Henderson, TX, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Henderson, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT Health Henderson hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Med/Surg where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Monitoring the changes in the patients condition including the recording and reporting of symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate. Supporting the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care to decrease potential harm to other patients and peers Participating actively in UTHET s performance improvement process as it relates to nursing practices and procedures Monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms and changes in patients conditions Interacting with co-workers and other hospital staff, guests and patients providing outstanding customer service Details: So what experience are we looking for in our RNs? Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school. A minimum of 2 years recent experience in a Med/Surg department. Current RN license or compact RN license to practice in Texas. Current CPR Healthcare Provider. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Athens, TX, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our Athens location is seeking an experienced RN Clinical Mgr . We are looking for your experience, knowledge and skills in our Home Health Office where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments of the clients needs, including Oasis assessments at appropriate time points. Initial and revises POC as necessary. Plans discharge. Coordinates all care required for client referrals assigned to them. Caseload levels to be established by Agency Director with the guidance from Corporate Director of Home Health. Makes personnel and patient assignments as needed. Accurately documents all activities. Assures the development, implementation, and updates of the individualized plan of care. Participates in the Performance Improvement activities of the Agency . Maintains contact with other Case Managers, Agency Clinical Directors, physicians, client, families, and other concerned persons. Informs physician and other staff of changes in client needs. Maintains current knowledge in the field through attendance at continuing education and in-service programs. Provides services and treatments requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill. Counsels and educates client and family regarding disease process, self care techniques, preventions, strategies ,health promotion and disease prevention. Promotes client and family independence. Initials appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedure. Supervises all skilled nursing services and home health aides assigned to their Care Team by monitoring and evaluating skills and performance. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our RN Clinical Mgr's? Registered Nurse with current Tx license to practice, BSN preferred One year of Home Health experience preferred. Six months to one year Case Management experience preferred. Good clinical skills, judgment, and analytical capabilities . Current CPR certification. Excellent human relations. Supervisory experience Excellent communication skills, clinical skills, judgment, and analytical capabilities. Some computer operation knowledge. Some knowledge of Microsoft Windows. Excellent coordination and evaluation of client care. Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid Home Care Standards. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). by Jobble
UT Health East Texas Pittsburg, TX 75686, USA
May 02, 2019
Full time
Details: Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone s life and change the course of healthcare. Our P lace. Pittsburg, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our Pittsburg hospital is seeking an experienced Regional Director of Business Services. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Pittsburg CBO where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Plans, organizes, and directs the operations of all areas related to Business Services for all of the various entities of the UTHET system. Provides oversight and leadership to the staff of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room registration, switchboard, cashiering, billing and follow-up collections. Coordinates operations with other hospital and clinic departments as well as medical staff. Interviews, hires trains, manages and disciplines employees, assigning them to various work areas as required. Manages the performance of contracted vendors supplying services related to Business Services, making recommendations to the Regional CFO as appropriate. Adheres to the established policies and procedures of UTHET and the department. Interprets and applies said policies, recommending policy changes to Regional CFO when appropriate. Reviews Quality Assurance reports from patient registration and provides feedback and guidance as necessary. Responsible for the timely billing and collection of patient charges. Maintains the Charge Description Master (s). Works closely with Medical Records and other departments to ensure unbilled accounts are held to established standards. Reviews a random sampling of insurance billings on a routine basis to ensure claims are billed correctly and sent to proper mailing addresses. Performs routine quality assurance to verify that proper payments are received. Reviews all remittance advices; determines significant problems causing rejections and denials. Ensures that denial logs are maintained and that all appeals are filed in a timely manner. Communicates with third party payors in regards to claim processing difficulties or new processing procedures. Notifies Regional CFO of significant changes and trends. Works closely with Administration and the managed care department on issues regarding underpayments and inappropriate denials. Reviews all incoming correspondence to determine proper disposition and to identify problem areas. Communicates to Administration as needed to ensure prompt response to changes. Prepares A/R reports on a weekly, monthly and ad hoc basis for Regional CFO. Monitors bad debt and contractual losses against budgeted levels. Prepares bad debt transactions and reports monthly. Ensures that Medicare bad debts are handled in a manner consistent with CMS 9and its Fiscal Intermediaries ) rules and regulations. Reviews and approves as appropriate write-off listings, refund requests and miscellaneous cash adjustments in accordance with policy. Oversees clinic business office operations to include the preparation and balancing of deposits, maintenance of the Change Description Master, and operation of the clinic billing software. Prepares reports for payors as required (e. g. Medicare Credit Balance Repots). Develops and/or utilizes performance measurement systems to critically evaluate the performance of Business Services, taking action as appropriate and alerting the Regional CFO to performance trends. Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Regional Director of Business Services? Graduate from a recognized college or university with a degree in Business Administration or related area is required. At least five years experience in a similar position within a hospital is required. Ten years of hospital experience may be substituted for degree. Knowledge of and experience with automated billing and collection systems is required. Current knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations is required. Participation in special workshops or training sessions in Medicare, Medicaid and managed care procedures is required to maintain current knowledge. Some travel (typically less than 10%) may be required. Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).