Healthcare Revenue Cycle Systems Analyst Consultant

posted on March 26, 2018

Job Description

Location: Chicago, IL

Duration: 3+ Months, Contract to Hire

Summary:

  • Provide systems support to all Revenue Cycle areas as necessary in the planning, testing, ongoing maintenance and reporting in the billing and accounts receivable and related management systems.
  • Maintain and suggest improvements for existing systems and daily/weekly/monthly processes.
  • Provide support to the Sr. Systems Analyst(s).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain dictionaries in multiple host systems by updating with current information or new requirements.
  • Provide other application support by answering staff questions, escalating issues to IS, and investigating issues that are identified.
  • Develop and implement automated process improvement tools using MS Access, MS Visual Basic, Monarch, or other programming tools in order to facilitate improvement initiatives for the Business Office.
  • Execute daily, weekly, monthly automated processes to produce input files for scripts and workflow reports for PFS.
  • Perform maintenance on automated processes to update for changes in requirements or workflow.
  • Produce, download, and transfer daily, weekly and monthly files and reports for Financial Reporting, System Analysis, productivity reporting, etc. using host systems, MS Excel, MS Access and Monarch.
  • Act as a system liaison between Patient Financial Services and system staff of external organizations regarding ongoing operations (data transfers, system availability, system updates).
  • Analyze and respond to IS/vendor communications by investigating why files weren’t delivered, diagnosing what went wrong, etc.
  • Provide the PFS Directors/Managers with guidance and information about the application capabilities and document proposed enhancements for their consideration for implementation.
  • Maintain documentation for Systems Analysts or other Revenue Cycle staff in regards to application maintenance.
  • Monitor Notes Interface with the Host systems to make sure all external vendor notes are being loaded correctly.
  • Verify if it is a vendor or internal IS issue, when an issue occurs, and escalate appropriately.
  • Run the system maintenance scripts and debug script issues, and validate by reviewing updated accounts that all updates were made as expected.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Systems or Healthcare Management
  • Two years of directly related experience in system analytics, maintenance and automation

OR

  • High school or GED
  • Six years of directly related experience in system analytics, maintenance and automation

Computer Skills:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Access

Preferred:

  • Meditech patient accounting system
  • Epic patient accounting system
  • System analysis and design
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and computer skills
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Boston Workstation
  • Microsoft Visual Basic programming
  • Monarch project and model building

 

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