Primary Responsibilities:Responsible for end-to-end process activities; Creating, controlling, and improving business processes Lead process design and project implementation teams in process improvement activities Diagnose process improvement opportunities and develop solutions using principles of process excellence and related tools Work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues, employees, internal clients, business partners, and key customers, vendors, and management within Optum360, responding promptly and efficiently Responsible for quality reporting, analysis, and audits; Develop plans and programs to support continuous quality improvement using applicable tools Strong analytical skills with experience in pulling and analyzing data from hospital billing and related hospital information systems Apply comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of legal and compliance concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects Strong written and verbal communication skills Comfortable working with highly detailed information, with a passion for precision and accuracy Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel and Access, as well familiarity with Cerner, Meditech, MS4, and other hospital billing and coding systems Interact with multiple functions within Optum360 and the client organization, including Compliance, Legal, Reimbursement, Finance, Operations, Human Resources, and Internal Audit, along with client ancillary departments Complete work independently; Ability to understand and implement action plans based on general guidance Excellent organizational skills Ability to develop practical and innovation solutions to a wide range of problems Ability to handle complex projects and understand and prioritize risks Customer oriented attitude and ability to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive projects with a sense of urgency Thoughtful problem solver who consistently treats others with dignity and respect Focused on helping others be more successful, and protecting the organization and individuals consistent with legal obligations Assist in developing, maintaining, and updating compliance and privacy policies and procedures to support Optum360’s Corporate Compliance Program and culture of integrity and ethics Maintain and execute tracking and reporting mechanisms and procedures related to compliance and privacy initiatives and activities Perform internal monitoring and auditing to ensure compliance with laws, rules, and policies governing Optum360’s operations Review and analyze results of internal audits and monitoring activities and prepare reports detailing the findings for discussion with CCO, CISPO, and VP of Revenue Cycle and Compliance Research and maintain awareness of new laws, rules, and regulations applicable to and impacting Optum360’s operations Collaborate with other departments to ensure compliance issues are routed through appropriate channels for investigation and resolution and help formulate corrective action to mitigate such risks Consult with the CIAPM, CCO, CISPO, and VP of Revenue Cycle Quality and Compliance as needed to resolve complex compliance issues Lead, facilitate, and/or participate in compliance work groups or committees as requested Anticipate and identify areas of improvement for the Compliance Program and participate in developing compliance performance improvement projects and activities Model and support Optum360’s core values, mission, and vision, as well as C-i-Care strategy, when interacting with others Support annual compliance training efforts Perform other duties as assigned
- 4+ years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle billing or collections
- 2+ years of experience with documenting processes and practices, often in accepted project methodology artifacts, while effectively prioritizing multiple tasks, priorities, projects, and deadlines
- Advanced Excel and moderate SQL skills
- Willingness to travel nationally about 25%
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration, or related field
Experience with MS Project, Access, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Visio, MS4, Cognos, Artiva, Meditech, Optum eFR, Caremedic
Previous team lead or project lead experience
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