At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The RC Project Management Consultant is responsible for leading key process improvement activities that ensure efficient and effective revenue cycle systems, and continually producing improved outcomes which achieve/exceed organizational and regulatory standards. The RC Project Management Consultant is largely responsible to act as innovative change agent leader collaborating with key stakeholders and leading teams to achieve higher standards of performance. The RC Project Management Consultant will be expected to move projects forward on a succinct time line and will be responsible for communication of findings to promote change adoption. Establishes with supporting depts. the communication and plans/effective education process to align buy in with implementation efforts.
- Identifies appropriate data to gather and assists in data collection to support project initiatives and/or work with other
depts. to align data needs, i.e. DSS, Risk Mgt.
- Identifies opportunities for clinical/operational improvement and ensures new process are streamlined and
standardized thus reliably safe and predictable as well as efficient.
- Participates in processes as needed to understand and influence process change as needed.
- Provides analysis of current process/objectives and establishes effective project scope and outcomes with leadership
- Provides analysis of projects and process using supportive flowcharts, diagrams, statistical analysis tools and presents
summaries to support project decisions and direction.
- Provides leadership for clinical & operational process transition efforts. Acts as coach and driver of change efforts.
- Provides timeline and expectations for setting performance achievement outcomes.
- Reports project process to primary leadership and established improvement committees for support and review.
The Consultants will lead multiple project workstreams for multiple clients; small engagement teams or components of large,
complex engagements. They are responsible for project execution, delivery, and periodic reporting as they apply to assigned
projects and new/improved processes. This role includes both administrative (organizational) and strategic (consultative)
responsibilities for managing projects/initiatives. As a RC Project Management Consultant, you will be asked to execute a variety
of challenging engagements, make significant contributions in a relatively short time, take responsibility for the way you manage
your time, develop your skill set, and deliver creative, compelling insights to the client and assist in problem solving and issue
Required Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or another related field required.
Required Minimum Certifications:
Lean Certification, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management certification preferred
Required Minimum Experience:
Four to eight years of industry and/or consulting experience in provider relations, revenue cycle process improvement, implementation/redesign, data mining and detailed analytics required
Project management experience preferred
Required Minimum Skills:
Superior verbal and written communication skills, project management, organization, prioritization, and follow-up skills.
Strong financial and business acumen along with critical thinking skills
Exhibited skills in critical thinking, problem identification and resolution and process improvement.
Must be a team player; demonstrate attention to detail; well-developed problem solving skills; and able to work independently.
Strong technical and analytical skills, particularly related to analyzing, summarizing and interpreting large data files.
Experience with EPIC implementations (HB, PB, Cadence, ADT) – Is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated experience identifying and addressing hospital and physician revenue cycle needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today. WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.