Application Specialist- Remote

Conifer Health Solutions - Frisco, TX (30+ days ago)3.2


As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!

JOB SUMMARY
The Spec, Application is tasked with the optimization and management of specified technology. This position will work closely with various vendors, ensuring the most up-to-date information and changes are evaluated for use and effectiveness in the process. Will work with the process team to determine what technology changes and needs are required to drive process improvements. Will own the development and follow through of any service requests or new implementations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.

Stays current and has deep, ingrained knowledge of systems, including end user applications, reporting and enhancements. Can demonstrate full understanding of how the technology supports and is used within specific processes and brings technology driven ideas to the process team.
Reviews all ISB’s for procedural impact. Edits and works with process leaders and trainers to develop procedural and training documentation. Clarifies system processes and responds to additional requests for information.
Works closely with peers to reduce redundancies and ensure there are no conflicts between multiple technologies within processes.
Ensures that Software Transfer Implementations are completed accurately and develops test plans. Meets user deadlines for system changes and other requested information.
Coordinates with IS to ensure that facility IS departments have the knowledge required to ensure the front-end system is set up appropriately.

Qualifications:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Understands workflow and technology needs within the business.
Excellent grammar and writing skills
Must have good organizational skills
Able to work independently with little supervision
Able to communicate with all levels of management
Must have general computer skills and be proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Excellent working knowledge of Patient Financial Services operations with specific focus on applicable discipline.
Ability to work and coordinate with multiple parties
Ability to manage projects
Knowledge of AR management technology tools being utilized to deliver on key performance
Knowledge of healthcare regulatory rules and how they apply to revenue cycle operations and outsourcing service providers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.

4 year college degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or related area or equivalent experience
2 – 6 years experience in Healthcare Administration or Business Office
Lean, Six Sigma or other process improvement certification is a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to work in a sitting position, use computer and answer telephone
Ability to travel
Includes ability to walk through hospital-based departments across broad campus settings, including Emergency Department environments.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office Work Environment
Hospital Work Environment

OTHER
Minimal travel may be required for various technology assessments and projects
JOB: Conifer Health Solutions
PRIMARY LOCATION: Frisco, Texas
JOB TYPE: Full-Time
SHIFT TYPE: Days

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.