Directly plans and coordinates all Financial Support Services operations. Has excellent problem-solving skills and ensures optimum customer services within all areas for Financial Support Services. Directs the implementation and interpretation of the institutions polices related to patient financial counseling, insurance verification and manage care authorizations. Identify, implement, and maintain technology and acts as a medium for change to meet new trends, current and future business. Maintain liaison network with all departments within the institution including physicians and the physician medical billing department in order to facilitate, resolutions of operational, general authorizations and billing issues in a timely manner. Responsible for organization of staff functions in order to obtain optimal performance and fulfillment of the departmental goals, and objectives in order to meet the overall success of City Of Hope. Establish and maintain high quality standards and performance expectations of all staff.
Responsible for managing day to day operations for Financial Support Services with emphasis on customer services, manage care authorizations, insurance verification, Financial Counseling and Charity Care screening process. Member of the CIS implementation team, and attends meetings with various Revenue Cycle tern members as required, with various responses and outcomes.
Key Responsibilities include:
Revenue Cycle Management
Securing financial assessments, authorizations, insurance coverage and communicate to physicians and related departments, with various responses and outcomes.
Technology Systems Management
Develop integrated technologies to support operational and financial needs for Patient Business Services/Financial Support Services. Participate in evaluation and planning for future system needs.
Must have excellent communication and problem solving skills. Needs to have detailed knowledge of state and federal programs, COH Charity Care Assistance program and manage care authorization process. Strong clinical knowledge intergraded with financial and payer requirements. Hires, mentors, trains, and builds a cohesive working environment among the staff, and delegates work as appropriate.
Routine, operational process of verifying that policies and procedures are being followed and control are working as intended. Monitoring ensures that business risks are being identified and addressed. Routinely monitors. Findings are analyzed and action is taken accordingly.
Minimum Education Required:
- Bachelor’s Degree (Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements)
- 5+ years in healthcare finance, including preparation of annual budgets and feasibility studies
- Hospital/healthcare industry experience is desirable, but not required.
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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