Accountant / Reimbursement Analyst - Senior / Staff

Intermountain Healthcare - Salt Lake City, UT

Full-time
Description:
About Us
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Job Description

Prepares or reviews third-party financial accounting, contractual allowances, cost reports and surveys, and other projects as assigned. Requires no supervisor assistance for routine tasks and minimal supervision for non-routine tasks.

NOTE: We will hire at Staff or Senior level based on qualifications.

Essential Job Duties

1. Performs routine and non-routine tasks requiring more in-depth analysis and is expected to identify alternatives and recommend plans to resolve problems. Direction is limited to overall process and complex problems. Timely and accurately completes assigned tasks.
2. Performs or reviews reimbursement processes (i.e., reconciliation of third-party G/L accounts, calculation of actual and budgeted contractual allowances and variances, monitoring of individual claims (logs), etc.). Interacts with HIM, PAS, and hospital finance staff as needed.
3. Prepares or reviews cost reports and surveys, reviews audit adjustments and settlements, and files appeals and exception requests to appropriately maximize reimbursement. Interacts with Medicare Administrative Contractor, State Medicaid, and hospital personnel as needed.
4. Acts as a mentor. May be responsible for the coordination, training, direction and review of those working with reimbursement functions.
5. Understands and stays current on laws and regulations related to reimbursement. Determines the impact of reimbursement changes on hospital operations with minimal supervision.

Posting Specifics

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Shift Details: full time
Department: Accounting Services
Additional Details: We will hire at Staff or Senior level based on qualifications.

Minimum Requirements (Staff)

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business related field,
or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business related field. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.
Computer skill experience including: spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and Internet.

Minimum Requirements (Senior)

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other business related field with four years of experience,
or Masters degree in accounting, finance, or other business related field with two years of government health care experience. Degree must be obtained from an accredited institution. Education is verified.
Computer skill experience including: spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and Internet.

Physical Requirements

Interact with others requiring the employee to communicate information.
Operate computers and other office equipment requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
See and read computer monitors and documents.
Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

Preferred Requirements

Master's of Accountancy
MBA
CPA license

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information.

Location: US-UT-Salt Lake City
Activation Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Expiration Date: Monday, December 16, 2019