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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica Finance Coordinator-Destination Health Services in Chicago, Illinois

Coordinates certain key finance functions including but not limited to projects related to debt compliance, the annual audit, investment monitoring and analytical reporting; assists Destination Health Services department leaders with special projects as needed; and oversees the daily office operations of Destination Health Services .

  1. Perform a variety of duties related to the coordination of finance department initiatives, special projects and the daily department operations.

  2. Prepare monthly Business Analytics statistical report presentations.

  3. Audit registration information for international patients daily and ensure accuracy of data. Coordinate registrations for divisions.

  4. Ensure written pre-admission approvals are obtained from international third party payors prior to acceptance of patient in program and appointment scheduling.

  5. Formulate timely estimates for international self-pay patients and insurance companies as required. Notify families of any required co-insurance or pre-payment.

  6. Coordinate billing, prepare claims for international bundled cases for the Hospital and its affiliated groups.

  7. Work closely with international third party payors and Embassies to ensure timely and accurate submission of claims in order to facilitate prompt payment for services provided.

  8. Work closely with international third party payors, families and physician billing groups to negotiate contracts for services provided by the Hospital and its affiliated organizations. Assure supporting documentation is completed in a timely manner.

  9. Analyze account details to ensure that proper reimbursement has been received. Verify that appropriate adjustments have been applied and the balance due is correct.

  10. Monitor and track status of each IPS patient and their payment status, manage invoices, log accordingly.

  11. Provide feedback, participate in monthly/quarterly Financial Leadership team meetings to address billing issues. This meeting will include various hospital departments and other economic entities such as patient accounts, FPP, managed care contractors, and other related personnel.

  12. Coordinate, communicate status, and respond to all inquiries regarding IPS patient accounts, including but not limited to third party payors, managed care, patient financial services, legal services, social work, case management, senior leadership, program team and finance.

  13. Generate appropriate statistical reports, such as fiscal year/calendar year volumes and the international dashboard, A/R, and supporting documentation related to the year-end audit of contractual allowances, reserves and settlements.

  14. Assist finance leadership to accomplish special projects and additional tasks as necessary to achieve hospital and departmental objectives. Special projects include board committee material assistance and preparation, recruitment coordination, consolidation and dissemination of meeting materials, and other tasks as assigned.

  15. Serves as finance department liaison to other departments across the medical center.

  16. Manages finance-wide communications including but not limited to meetings, staff announcements and ongoing periodic initiatives.

  17. Other job functions as assigned.

  18. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  19. Extensive knowledge and experience working with Microsoft applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with the ability to operate standard office equipment.

  20. Knowledge of finance concepts obtained either through class work or work experience is preferred.

  21. Must have excellent organizational and prioritization skills to effectively manage priorities of multiple team members, with high level of attention to detail.

  22. Ability to provide high level of quality customer service to team members, employees, management, board members and external customers.

  23. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure as an independent self-starter. This person is required to interact with senior staff and board members including their secretaries, as well as all members of the Finance Department. This position actively supports the Service Principles and the Hospital's and Department's quality improvement and customer service goals, individually and as an effective team member.

  24. Excellent time management skills and ability to keep deadlines for tasks and projects.

Requisition ID: 2020-13734

Shift: Days

Street: 875 North Michigan Avenue