Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the financial department including the development/administration of policies on finance, accounting, internal controls, budget, auditing and billing.
Interacts with senior management to develop the strategic plan, including its financial planning component.
Develops and implements financial policies and procedures and ensures compliance.
Prepares the annual budget and analyzes, prepares and presents monthly financial statements to the Executive Directors and Regional Partners.
Develops and maintains effective systems of general and cost accounting.
Supervises and coordinates reimbursement, patient accounting and general accounting, including general ledger accounting and accounts payable.
Supervises the analysis of costs and makes rate recommendations to ensure appropriate income/cash flow.
Reviews billing/collection patterns and makes corrective recommendations.
Assist the Director of Revenue Cycle Management to interpret and endorse third-party payer rules and regulations, including Medicare requirements.Ensures related necessary cost reporting/billing is performed.
Reviews departmental performance and ensures compliance with fiscal governmental & grants reporting requirements, including tax reports.
Provides assistance to all management staff related to the performance of financial management matters.Monitors departmental budgetary performance and internal controls.
Develops departmental objectives, establishes staffing patterns and organizes the work of the department.
Manages and evaluates performance of supervisors to ensure quality of service and technical expertise of staff.
Selects and trains/orients departmental personnel.Approves personnel actions including merit increases, promotions and disciplinary actions for assigned staff.
Demonstrates an understanding of and need for proper stewardship of the organizationâ€™s resources by the way in which oneâ€™s job responsibilities are implemented.
Demonstrates respect for customer needs by developing and maintaining an active willingness to demonstrate value-based leadership and to participate as a team member.
Work closely with the Director of Revenue Cycle Management in analyzing, generating and tracking specific goals relating to Patient Accounts Receivable.
Follows the CHRISTUS Health guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
Maintains strict confidentiality.
Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
Maintains established CHRISTUS Health policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Healthâ€™s cultural diversity objectives.
Supports and adheres to CHRISTUS Health Service Guarantee.
Performs other related work as required.
Bachelor degree in finance or related field.Master degree in finance preferred.
Five years of fiscal management experience including three years in a health care organization.
CPA designation preferred.
Must possess knowledge of the principles of financial management sufficient to direct professional staff and coordinate all aspects involved with fiscal requirements of the MSO.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.