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ED Admitting Manager, Days

Company: The University of Chicago Medicine
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJoin one of the nations most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine, as a ED Admitting Manager- Patients Account Manager with our Revenue Cycle Admitting department. We are committed to a patient-centric, efficient health care delivery system that focuses on quality, safety, service, and operational excellence. -The Revenue Cycle Admitting department seeks a highly progressive and experienced ED Admitting Manager-Patient Accounts Manager to direct, supervise, evaluate and overall manage of the supervisors and clericals (Union) within any of the Patient Account Service areas. -Job SummaryIn this role, the ED Admitting Manager- Patients Account Manager -will be responsible for the direction, supervision, evaluation and overall management of the supervisors and clericals within any of the Patient Account Service areas. This includes ensuring that new employees receive appropriate orientation and all employees receive ongoing in service education within the Patient Account Service areas. -Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise, assign, and direct the activities of all personnel in one or more of the following areas: Billing, Collections, IDPA Billing, Cash Applications, Patient Inquiry, and Medicare
  • Determine work flow, employee instructions and adherence to policy and procedures of the Hospitals, the department and any governing agencies (including but not limited to Board of Health, JCAHO, Illinois Department of Public Aid, Medicare) as they relate to general hospital information; remain current on all required policies and procedures for the Hospitals and for the major insurance carriers as they relate to billing and collection of patient accounts; remain knowledgeable on all bargaining unit contracts covering staff in the department
  • Evaluate annually the performance of the supervisory personnel of the above areas and clerical staff as per bargaining unit contracts covering staff in the department
  • Participate in the interviewing selection, orientation, and evaluation of employees under the designated areas of responsibility and initiate actions as necessary and according to Hospitals policies and bargaining unit contracts
  • Review, develop, recommend and implement goals and objectives for the department; ensure that area/staff meet goals set for the department; suggest methods to improve productivity/work flows to meet department goals
  • Develop departmental policy, procedure, standards, and operating manuals and assure supervisory and clerical staff implementation; ensure that all employees are informed of current and updated policies and procedures; review and regularly update internal controls for both management and clerical work
  • Remain current and knowledgeable on financial systems and work flows as they affect patient accounts; advise management on problems or changes needed to systems to maximize efficiency or improve patient relations
  • Maintain patient confidentiality as required by Hospitals policy and industry/legal standards
  • Acknowledge and support Hospitals defined goals and approach to patient care; attend regular training sessions and management classes to improve patient and customer communications
  • Collect and collate statistical data and graphs for required management reports relating to task performance and productivity
  • Investigate complaints and suggestions regarding patient account processing, and initiate a follow up with the customer complaint area
  • Assist in the intra and interdepartmental quality assurance program; make recommendation to address any problems/concerns identified; help to develop appropriate educational and training programs to address the problems/concerns in conjunction with the departmental training teamYou'll thrive in this position if you: -
    • Deliver Results you identify issues, problems and opportunities; -pro-actively recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision.
    • Embrace Change you treat change and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; identifies the benefits and risks of change. You quickly modify behavior to deal effectively with changes; remains effective during times of ambiguity and uncertainty. You honor the need in others to ask questions; helps others overcome resistance.
    • Act with Courage & Conviction you look at interactions, activities and processes to maximize the patient, customer and employee experience; speaks up for point of view with confidence even when the topic is controversial; shares point of view in a manner that builds support. You alert the right person when expectations or standards are not met or when UCMCs values are at risk. You ensure proper resolution is achieved and an explanation is received; escalates appropriately if needed. -
    • Communicate with Impact - -you focus on the message of others, provide undivided attention, and defer judgment. You convey messages logically, simply, and with confidence. You check for understanding by asking questions, seeking clarity and responding accordingly - - - -Required Qualifications:
      • High school diploma required
      • Three to five (3-5) years prior supervisory/management experience in a patient accounts department
      • Management skills of planning, organizing, managing, controlling, and staffing; ability to adjust readily to change
      • The ability to get things performed through, with, and by people; dependable, reliable and able to maintain good interpersonal relationships
      • Strong communication skills required; ability to impart knowledge of procedures and techniques; ability to educate and train new and existing personnel
      • Experience in dealing with employees covered by bargaining unit contracts preferred
      • CRT and/or PC experience required -Preferred Qualifications: -
        • Associate or bachelors degree preferred; or an experiential equivalency
        • Project Management and Excell skills are strongly preferred - -Job Details:
          • Job type: Full-Time (1.0FTE)
          • Shift: Days - 8am-5pm M-F No weekends -
          • Department/Unit: Revenue Cycle Admitting
          • Location: UChicago Main Campus- Hyde Park -
          • CBA Code: Non-UnionMust comply with UCMCs COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.Why Join UsWeve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment with patients and with each other. Were in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If youd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, were doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.________Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: -www.uchospitals.edu/jobs - -The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. - We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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