WellStar Health System

WellStar Health System Marietta, GA, USA
Jul 19, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities This system resource position requires exercise of independent judgment and responsibilities. Supervision: Provides guidance and consultation for all non-Waived POCT sites within the WMG. Technical: Develops, maintains and disseminates all policies, procedures, logs and forms for all non-waived lab processes, and non-waived POCT tests, including Quality Control and Quality Assurance measures according to CLIA and manufacturers' protocols. Materials: Provides guidance on One WellStar standard recommendations for all non-Waived site equipment, supplies and service contracts. Compliance: Performs site Quality Control audit activities for adherence to Quality Control requirements set forth by manufacturers and CLIA including maintaining compliance with correct CLIA certification level for all nonwaived sites. Education: In conjunction with manufacturers' representatives, provides WMG staff training and competency assessments in all areas of non-waived POCT. Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Minimum Education: Baccalaureate in Medical Technology or related field. Required Minimum Experience: Five years of pertinent experience in Point of Care Testing. Two years of supervisory experience required. Required Minimum Certification: Medical Technologist or equivalent from an accrediting agency approved by GDHR (ASCP, NCA, AMT, AAB or another agency approved by GDHR). Required Minimum Skills: Independent judgment, analytic priority-setting, troubleshooting, technical skills. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Atlanta, GA, USA
Jul 19, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center is currently seeking a Lacation Consultant. This is a full time, day shift position, 9am - 9pm, 3 days a week, schedule has weekend rotation. The Lactation Consultant has specialized education and extensive experience in managing the needs and care of the breastfeeding family. In providing patient care using an understanding of age specific needs, the Lactation Consultant addresses the physiological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family/ support system. Using a family centered approach, educational needs may range from pre-conception through time of weaning, assisting the mother to attain her individual breastfeeding goals. The Lactation Consultant is responsible for professional and self developmental activities. Responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem breastfeeding situations. Functions as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team as a consultant, instructor, and mentor/preceptor to other health care professionals and clients in hospital and community settings. Independently performs the job functions and is responsible to the Manager or Assistant Nurse Manager. The Lactation Consultant who is not IBCLC certified must have an IBCLC preceptor and be checked off for all inpatient, outpatient and phones consultations for 6 months after hire date. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree in Nursing (preferred), Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology or Lactation from an accredited college or university. In lieu of a Bachelors Degree in Nursing, an Associates Degree in Nursing plus 1 year relevant nursing experience is acceptable. Required Minimum Licensure: The Lactation Consultant is currently certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE), or if not certified with an IBCLC, will become certified within two years of hire date. RN License or OT/PT/SLP license in the State of Georgia Required Minimum Experience: Breastfeeding experience is required to become eligible to sit for the exam. This experience is considered adequate for entry level into Lactation Consultant practice. Hours vary based on educational background. Minimum breastfeeding experience is typically 2500 hours. Required Minimum Skills: Strong judgment skills the ability to work with minimal supervision and make independent decisions that still reflect the policies/procedures and philosophy of the department Assisting the breastfeeding mother to attain her individual breastfeeding goals Assessment and patient care regarding breastfeeding for newborns, infants and mothers Communication with members of the health care team Teach breastfeeding classes to the community and to health care workers Telephone counseling Keyboard skills (computer skills including word processing desirable) Other duties as required related to health promotion, the WellStar Health System, and the day to day functioning of the department Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Kennesaw, GA, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Medical Group is seeking a Psychologist to provide services on a full-time basis in Kennesaw, GA. This position will be part of the leadership team responsible for developing and implementing strategies to improve the health of defined populations while improving the effectiveness of delivery of health care services. Early initiatives will involve the development of programs and services for patients with complex medical and psychiatric co-morbidities. This position will be responsible for determining the appropriate model of integration of Behavioral Health services in population management, including the complex care clinics. Additionally, at times this position will function as an embedded BH professional providing direct patient care services. The position requires knowledge of national trends related to population health management and the knowledge of how to design and implement clinical programs. The job also requires data analysis capabilities and the understanding of how to interpret these data to shape new clinical paradigms and processes. Qualifications Required Minimum Education Doctorate degree (Ph.D./Psy.D.) in clinical or counseling psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Required Minimum Experience Completion of an APA-accredited internship in a hospital/medical setting; formal training in clinical health psychology via the completion of a 1- or 2-year post-doctoral fellowship with associated experiences or via 5+ years of clinical experience in a medical setting. Required Minimum Skills Licensed Psychologist (or license-eligible) in the State of Georgia. Foundational clinical skills include basis knowledge of medical and psychiatric disease states, psychopharmacology, and evidence based treatments for complex populations. Familiarity with implementation science models, SPSS (or related programs) and the ability to conduct basic descriptive and inferential statistics is required. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Marietta, GA, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The Director Revenue Management, in collaboration with the health system's hospital management and departments which affect the revenue cycle, is responsible for the development, organization and ongoing revenue management and reimbursement functions for the WellStar Health System. This position reports to the Executive Director of Revenue Management. This leader has accountability to develop strategies that integrate practices, policies, procedures and service levels throughout the health System for the ultimate implementation of standardized charging, billing and revenue management while staying within the legal boundaries of compliance for the state and federal government. The incumbent will be empowered to establish a continuous improvement on processes that maximize technical resources, enhance service delivery, standardize systems and effect appropriate cost controls within the revenue cycle. He/she oversees primary areas, each with a dedicated manager which include hospital billing/follow-up, cash management, denials/ payment variance, revenue integrity and customer service. This individual provides leadership and management oversight for revenue cycle areas as directed. He/she performs complex data analysis and makes independent decisions within the scope of responsibility. This leader Interacts with executives, other directors, and all members of Revenue Cycle within WellStar Health System, including leaders of health information management, corporate compliance, accounting and medical group revenue cycle. External contacts consist of patients and their families, insurance companies, state and federal agencies, auditors, and vendors. Develops business plans which align and integrate resources for service excellence, employee engagement, and financial growth. Qualifications Required Minimum Education : Bachelor's degree in business-related field required. Master's of Business Administration or Health Administration preferred. Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: N/A Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in healthcare reimbursement or related field which requires a demonstrated knowledge of hospital billing, reimbursement and revenue management. Minimum of 7 years in a management position or a combination of five (5) years of experience managing a team directly and two (2) or more years of experience significant project or functional leadership. Required Minimum Skills: Strong interpersonal and persuasiveness skills. Must be comfortable interacting with physicians, administrators and all levels of management and Senior Leadership. Strong leadership skills including the management of multiple processes in separate and different cultures throughout the health system. Strong performance skills and experience with an emphasis on change management. The ability to develop consensus from independent parties to achieve the overall goals of the health system. Knowledge of state and federal regulations as they pertain to billing processes and procedures. Knowledge of insurance claim processing and third-party reimbursement. Knowledge and detailed understanding of all negotiated agreements. Knowledge of the principles of Information Systems to effectively analyze and make decisions. Skill in good oral, written, and interpersonal communication. Skill in problem solving in a variety of settings. Skill in technical or professional accounting. Skill in time management and project management. Ability to work efficiently under pressure. Ability to operate a computer and related applications. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Ability to apply appropriate supervisory, management and leadership techniques in an operational setting. Ability to work independently and take initiative. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and to operationalize that learning. Ability to deal effectively with constant changes and be a change agent. Ability to deal effectively with difficult people and/or difficult situations. Ability to willingly accept responsibility and/or delegate responsibility. Ability to set priorities and use good judgment for self and staff. Ability to effectively manage complex vendor relationships. Ability to interpret and ensure compliance of complex vendor contractual agreements Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Marietta, GA, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities This system resource position requires exercise of independent judgment and responsibilities. Supervision: Provides guidance and consultation for all non-Waived POCT sites within the WMG. Technical: Develops, maintains and disseminates all policies, procedures, logs and forms for all non-waived lab processes, and non-waived POCT tests, including Quality Control and Quality Assurance measures according to CLIA and manufacturers' protocols. Materials: Provides guidance on One WellStar standard recommendations for all non-Waived site equipment, supplies and service contracts. Compliance: Performs site Quality Control audit activities for adherence to Quality Control requirements set forth by manufacturers and CLIA including maintaining compliance with correct CLIA certification level for all nonwaived sites. Education: In conjunction with manufacturers' representatives, provides WMG staff training and competency assessments in all areas of non-waived POCT. Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Minimum Education : Baccalaureate in Medical Technology or related field. Required Minimum Experience: Five years of pertinent experience in Point of Care Testing. Two years of supervisory experience required. Required Minimum Certification : Medical Technologist or equivalent from an accrediting agency approved by GDHR (ASCP, NCA, AMT, AAB or another agency approved by GDHR). Required Minimum Skills: Independent judgment, analytic priority-setting, troubleshooting, technical skills. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Marietta, GA, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The Assistant Vice President (AVP) Utilization Management oversees all denials management functional areas related to medical necessity and authorizations including denials recovery, underpayments, prevention and appeals for timely denial resolution and is responsible for performance and effectiveness of the department. This role is accountable to meet financial and operational metrics established by WellStar Health System leadership and pro-actively work to minimize errors and claim denials. This leader directs managers and other leaders across the enterprise-wide denials management team to assure the integrity and stability of the daily performance of denials and appeals related operations and delegates responsibility and authority to carry out work. Creates strategic plan annually for the enterprise wide denial prevention to include coordinating the development of programs and processes to support targeted operational performance and mitigate financial and legal risks. Will lead with the mindset that every dollar of care delivered and denied must be recovered through commitment to investigate denial root causes and work to eliminate them through a culture of exceptional clinical care, service and cost effectiveness. Establishes the strategic direction of work teams or service lines incorporating an awareness of the internal and external environment. Identifies, establishes, and implements internal controls to ensure a compliant environment. Will facilitate all necessary training to department leaders; oversee vendors and staff responsible for denial management process. Serves as the point of contact for any issues or questions related to denials and appeals for various external agencies, including state, local and federal governments, local community and the patients. The AVP Utilization Management role is essential to provide direction, processes and policies to achieve appropriate reimbursement for the care provided to our patients. Enhancing relationships with 3rd party payors and CMS auditors and other regulatory agencies. The AVP serves as a partner to the physician advisor and care coordination leadership structure and will share and collaborate in updated regulations/requirements as well as trends in denial challenges, action plans for improvement and appeal success. Leading the Denial/Appeal Management team, the AVP will provide trending data to inform current practice and recommend solutions as appropriate. Partnering with Clinicians, key leaders, physicians, Revenue Cycle Management, and 3rd party payors in conjunction with the Managed Care team will be critical to achieving success. Will set up process to capture and report out key outcomes measure of success and productivity reports for all staff working within these programs. The scope of the Denials/Appeal Program will encompass Medical Necessity and Authorization Denials for all WellStar's IP hospitals and ambulatory care settings. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: Graduation from an Accredited School of Nursing with a Georgia State RN license. Master's Degree Required. Will consider non-RN candidate with greater than 5 years direct experience managing a denials and appeal/Rev Cycle program. Required Minimum Licensure: If an RN graduate, currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege to practice in the State of Georgia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) Registered Nurse on the first day of employment in role. Required Minimum Experience: Ten (10) years of experience in health-care or revenue cycle. Eight (8) years of progressive leadership experience with at least 5 years directly managing Denials/Appeals Management in a large organization. Strong presentation, and public speaking skills, experience in leading initiatives and partnering with other leaders. Expertise in managing committees, task-force, preparing for and facilitating meeting and committees. Required Minimum Skills: • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proficient with Microsoft office suite products • Ability to partner with others for engagement and support • Ability to deliver presentation and public speaking • Flexibility to multitask and lead large scale change • Keeps abreast of changing industry requirements and regulations regarding acceptable documentation and billing practices by reviewing Federal Register, fraud alerts, OIG advisory opinions and other relevant publications. Communicates changes to impacted leaders and provides education on such changes. #LI-TW1 Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Georgia, USA
Jul 15, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The RN Clinical Nurse in Critical Care is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS & ACLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position. Required Minimum Experience: Experience with direct patient care preferred. Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Hiram, GA, USA
Jul 15, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Paulding Medical Surgical Unit is currently seeking an outgoing, high energy Registered Nurse for Night Shift Charge to join their amazing team. The RN Clinical Charge Nurse is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily activities of the unit on an assigned shift to assure successful safe delivery of care. The Charge Nurse is a caregiver and often takes modified patient care assignment. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Nursing Practice Model and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies. The RN Clinical Charge Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. Expectations of practice include: accountability; responsibility and authority for the practice of nursing; effective teamwork; delegation; communication; respect; personal development; and development of team members. The role contributes to the establishment and maintenance of practices that ensure excellence in patient care, provides for the efficient use of resources, and undertakes leadership task such as staff schedules, unit patient flow, subject matter expertise for clinical concerns, physician rounding, committee involvement, survey readiness, and other task as assigned by the manager, which are basic to the department's ability to function in a smooth and effective manner. The RN Clinical Charge Nurse is a resource to other areas opportunity to learn about operational functionality and hospital/facility awareness. He/she is assists in the growth and development of team members in the unit to help build department skills sets and to inspire expertise. This leader brings with him or her ability to build rapport between nurses and physicians to continue service to the patients and is a role model to others. Qualifications Required Minimum Education : Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing as and Associate Degree/Diploma Nurse; Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred. Required Minimum Licensure/Certification : Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position. National certification in area of specialty preferred. (Dependent on area of Service may require additional certification such as ACLS, PALS.) Required Minimum Experience : One year of nursing experience required, two years preferred. Experience as relief charge with clinical expertise preferred. Required Minimum Skills : Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking and decision-making skills. Works well with others in a collaborative, team-focused, patient centered way. Communicates effectively both orally and in written form with all levels of internal and external resources. Analytical skills necessary to solve technical, clinical and managerial challenges. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Sufficient clinical and leadership experience to ensure competence and credibility to lead others. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Griffin, GA, USA
Jul 14, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The RN Oncology Clinician is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. This individual practices using current clinical practice standards including but not limited to chemotherapy and targeted agent therapies for treating malignant and nonmalignant conditions. This individual is responsible for providing safe patient care with an understanding and awareness of age appropriate and culturally aware needs. The RN Oncology Clinician addresses the patient/family biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and education needs and is responsible for delivery of patient care in complex situations. The RN Oncology Clinician serves as a clinical resource to nursing staff and management, and medical staff. It is expected that all RNs are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals. Qualifications Required Minimum Education : Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; Required Minimum Licensure/Certification : Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Chemotherapy Competency required through approved provider [Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) or WellStar Oncology Nursing Readiness and Safety (ONRS)). National certification in area of Oncology Specialty (OCN) preferred within one year of hire into this position. Required Minimum Experience : 1 year direct patient care in clinical field. Chemotherapy competency required. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!