Lead Staff Accountant Full-Time

St. Lucie Medical Center - Treasure Coast - Port Saint Lucie, FL (30+ days ago)3.4

Lead Staff Accountant Full-Time(Job Number: 00476-4736)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Port St Lucie-St. Lucie Medical Center - Treasure Coast
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Finance Acctg Billing Claims & Revenue


St. Lucie Medical Center
Port St. Lucie, FL

Facility Description:
St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by The Joint Commission and designated a Top Performing Hospital. Since 1983, SLMC has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. The combined efforts of more than 350 skilled physicians and more than 800 dedicated employees have resulted in one of the most comprehensive healthcare facilities in Port St. Lucie. St. Lucie Medical Center offers a full range of services that include a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, minimally-invasive techniques, digital mammography, general and vascular surgery and wound care and hyperbarics. It is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, Blue Distinction Maternity Care and Blue Distinction+ for Hip and Knee. Additionally, SLMC is home to the only Senior-Friendly ER and Orthopedic & Spine Institute.

St. Lucie Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

Under minimal supervision, the Lead Staff Accountant applies generally accepted accounting principles and financial analysis in order to prepare the monthly Medicare exhibits and calculate contractual allowances.

The Lead Staff Accountant reports directly to the Controller and assists the Assistant Controller in the day to day operations of the Accounting Department. A collaborative relationship with other accounting staff is maintained. Individual proceeds on his/her own initiative in compliance with hospital policies & procedures.

Prepares many recording, recurring, reclassifying and accrual journal entries monthly to accurately record financial transactions.
Prepares monthly Medicare exhibits according to HCA reimbursements process and coordinates with reimbursement analyst to calculate contractual allowances.
Assists facilitating the Chargemaster process. Provides support to the departments when charging issues are discovered.
Assists with activating, modifying, and inactivating all Chargemaster requests.
Updates and maintains cost report factor changes as communicated by the reimbursement department.
Assists with preparation of annual cost report work papers for both Medicare.
Reconciles various Asset and Liability accounts on a monthly basis.
Acts as the department’s Records Management Coordinator.
Assist with monthly and quarterly Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) testing and internal audits.
Assist with the annual preparation of the hospital operating budget.


Minimum Education: 4 Year/Bachelors Degree
Minimum Experience: 1 – 3 years required