Senior Technical Operations Analyst, Physician Services in Brentwood, TN at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Health Support Center

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Technical Operations Analyst, Physician Services is responsible for detailed testing, technical prepara-tion and support of LifePoint-supported revenue cycle systems within the physician practice settings and exe-cutes technical deployment and application upgrades as directed, focused on technical readiness for deployments, optimization, and upgrades. Serves as subject matter expert for revenue cycle systems functionality.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. 

  • Aid in testing and deployment of new functionality related to system enhancements which improve the end user experience and maintains financial integrity of the revenue cycle systems.

  • Participate in developing test plans for upgrades and installations, and analyze changes in production designs for revenue cycle functions.  

  • Create and maintain documentation related to new technology and new functionality, process, and workflows related to revenue cycle.

  • Coordinate and work with technical services, Hospital IT staff, and end users to troubleshoot system related issues.

  • Manage the relationship with multiple vendors and end users to triage and troubleshoot revenue cycle system issues and documents through a ticketing system.

  • Provide consistent documentation on the status of all projects and assure supervisors are aware of risks, delays, and issues.

  • Maintain working knowledge of workflow, systems, and tools used in the revenue cycle department

  • Analyze and resolve Revenue Cycle escalated customer and/or technical issues/problems in a timely and effective manner.  May act as an individual contributor or knowledge expert for the more complex or difficult is-sues/problems.  Exercise judgment and act appropriately within defined regulations, client requirements, policies and procedures for properly handling issues/problems.

  • Act as central point of contact and client services liaison for the Revenue Cycle department and its related activi-ties and areas of support.  Ensure effective communication occurs within HSC and between HSC and custom-ers/clients.

Regular and reliable attendance.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

  • Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.

  • Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.

  • Exhibit an understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA).  Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalency.

Experience: Minimum 5 years related medical practice revenue cycle experience. eCW, Athena, CBO experience preferred.

Certifications: N/A

Licenses: N/A

Skills and Abilities:

Business Mathematical Skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and in-terpret graphs.

Moderate Computer Skills -- Frequent use of electronic mail, word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, graphics, etc. Ability to create, maintain and incorporate simple functions into documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations to support business objectives.

Moderate Communication -- Regularly uses moderately complex oral and written skills. May train others in func-tional areas, interact with others and make presentations to department or middle management.

Varied Business Problems -- Problems are varied and complex, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation. Problems are solved using knowledge and skills, general precedent and practices.

Department Specific -- Decisions impact the management and operations within a department. May contribute to business and operational decisions that affect the department.

Moderate Independent Judgement -- Results are defined; sets personal goals and determines how to achieve re-sults with few or no guidelines to follow; supervisor/manager provides broad guidance and overall direction.

Moderate Planning/Organization -- Handle multiple tasks simultaneously with moderate complexity.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successful-ly perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended pe-riods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements, which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and / or contagious illnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may require extensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.

Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or hospital environment.

Moderate overnight travel (up to 25%) by land and/or air.

LifePoint Health is committed to being a place where employees want to work and takes seriously our responsibility to comply with all regulatory and legal guidelines throughout the recruitment and hiring process. The recruiting process with LifePoint Health will always include emails to job candidates from an address ending in “@lpnt.net”, as well as at least one phone interview and/or in-person interview prior to hiring.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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