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Application Analyst II – Patient Accounting

Universal Health Services


Location:
KING OF PRSIA, PA
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
239115
Universal Health Services
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Application Analyst II – Patient Accounting

Job Code:  239115
Facility: UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office
Location: KING OF PRUSSIA, PA US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: 20-30%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Information Technology
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 80,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Application Analyst II – Patient Accounting.

The Application Analyst II – Patient Accounting supports the implementation of UHS applications.  Monitors the resolution of maintenance or enhancement issues assigned by the UHS Customer Support Center.  Designs new or determines modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives.  Provides technical support to UHS entities as needed.  Coordinates work assignments given in order to meet deadlines and ensure continued progress toward assignment completion. Shares experience and expertise with other members of team.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Researches and resolves Customer Support Center Tickets including major application upgrades.
  • Provides system change management support to the Reimbursement team and other UHS employees, facilities and CBOs on contract, payer or regulatory changes and/or enhancements, adhering to UHS Service Level and Change Management Policies.
  • Provides on-call support as scheduled.
  • Establishes and maintains regular communications with user community.
  • Supports system upgrades and effectively communicates system functionality changes to end users.
  • Supports system modifications for Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement for several states.
  • Works closely with operations to modify the Cerner system for any payment methodology modifications including fee schedules, DRG, APC, Per-Diem, Case Rates, Percentage of Charges and/or Outlier Reimbursement
  • Maintains all system-wide Financial Classes, Insurance Plan Codes and Transaction Codes and confirms that team members complete each assigned portion of the system build
  • Performs quality reviews on all system modifications and manages daily workflow thru UHS Incident Ticketing System
  • Creates Tip Sheets/How To Documentation, when applicable, to support new functionality of system, workflow modifications, or modifications to current build/design.
  • Regularly meets with users, vendors, and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.
  • Designs solutions for applications and prepares the appropriate documentation.
  • Participates in the development of test data, system testing and documentation for all phases of the application development life cycle.
 
Requirements
Position Requirements:
  • Three or more years of Information Systems experience and a minimum of three years physician office experience or Patient Accounting/Revenue Cycle experience or a combination of education and experience that provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform this job.
  • Working knowledge of system application implementation, enhancement and support methods and practices.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of computer systems analysis and programming techniques and procedures, including: consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications; design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing, coding, debugging, or modification of computer systems or programs based on and related to user design specifications.  
  • Working knowledge of IS standards and quality methods and metrics.  
  • Working knowledge of project management methods.
  • A good working knowledge of Patient Accounting and Revenue Cycle and experience with CMS billing and reimbursement guidelines, CPT codes, qualifiers and venue-specific code appropriateness.
  • Understands reimbursement methodologies for all acute care facilities and physician offices.  
  • Preferred experience with Cerner ProFit application or other Revenue Cycle application General familiarity of user business practices, concepts and terminology sufficient to support the applications.

Travel Requirements: 5 – 25% domestic US travel (depending on projects).

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


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