University of Utah Health Care

  • Financial Reimbursement Analyst, Sr.

    Requisition Number
    30250
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Location Name
    Business Services Building
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    COR ISC 10V MEDICARE MEDICAID
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

    This position is responsible for the execution of various strategic value-added reimbursement initiatives and any reimbursement methodology related to Medicare and Medicaid having reimbursement implications to our system. This position is also responsible for data gathering, periodic reporting, analysis, and understanding operations of University of Utah Health. Analytical skills are an integral component for being successful in this position. You must be comfortable analyzing financial data and interpreting cost reports for executives.

    Responsibilities

    • Takes the lead with periodic reviews, year-end audits and compliance activities in support of external auditors and the internal finance operation.
    • Functions as internal business partner to operations including Finance Directors and Executive Directors of the various entities as well as the University Accounting Department.
    • Prepares and interprets management information and other financial reports.
    • Analyzes and audits cost data, patient level financial data, and other statistics.
    • Audits accounting systems, reconciles data, and resolves technical problems or recommends solutions when appropriate.
    • Analyzes trends and possible consequences.
    • Implements, and potentially leads, performance improvement initiatives.
    • Spearheads the preparation and evaluation of special projects.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
    • Demonstrated leadership, management, human relations and effective communication skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of information technology, database systems, and data reporting tools.
    • Organizing and prioritizing multiple projects, determining the best course of action or appropriate resources needed to complete a project or address a problem, obtaining valid data and creating clear and understandable reports which reflect the data being sought is essential.
    • Spreadsheet and database skills; analytical, problem solving, human relations and effective communication skills required.
    • Ability to interpret regulations to ensure the University is in compliance with Federal, State and other requirements is vital.
    • Demonstrated experience in establishing working relationships.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business finance, and accounting, or a related field, or equivalency.
    • Four years’ experience in a similar position.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Master’s in Business Administration, or equivalency.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

    Physical Requirements

    Listening, Sitting, Speaking

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