Business Intelligence - Senior (Cost Accounting)

  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Oct 18, 2017
Full time Healthcare

Job Description

Location Details:  Water Ridge Parkway
 
 
 
Job Summary
Manages and facilitates significant analytic initiatives in support of System strategic, operational and quality projects. Works in collaboration with facility executives, service line leaders and operational managers to translate the business needs into analytic and reporting strategies through the development, execution and resourcing of routine and project specific plans for analytics delivery.
Position is responsible for development of a cost accounting solution for the CHS Medical Group (physician enterprise) using McKesson Performance Manager. This includes allocation of cost to the procedure level in order to analyze cost at the patient level. Individual will be responsible for determining the allocation methodology and statistics, categorizing expenses into variable, fixed, etc, and maintenance of RVU tables and other tables that will support the cost accounting process. Requires strong understanding of the general ledger, cost accounting principles and professional billing in healthcare.

Essential Functions
 
  • Leads the evaluation of the request for service to understand business and technical open issues to be clarified with the client.
  • Works in collaboration with the client to thoroughly understand the business needs, project scope, and anticipated deliverable associated with the request for service.
  • Leads the on-going interface with the client to develop analytic approaches to the request.
  • Understands and executes the development of specific population definitions to meet the needs of the project.
  • Recommends to the client processes to balance the data needs for the project against the urgency and requirements for action.
  • Understands the context of the requested data and reports with other initiatives to develop sustainable solutions.
  • Translates the defined business needs to a set of meaningful metrics and analytics.
  • Provides value-added analysis and recommended follow up actions in support of the business needs.
  • Supports the process to integrate data from multiple sources to a single dataset for analysis.
  • Leads the review and validation of complex, custom datasets specific to the project.
  • Recommends to the client, a method of delivering results from the project to meet current and on-going needs.
  • Prepares deliverables for client review and facilitates data discussion and interpretation.
Physical Requirements
Generally works in an office environment, sitting at a desk, working with a computer, talking on the telephone, and preparing reports and other statistical data. Some of the time is spent in meetings at a variety of facilities, making presentation and offering advice to System executives. On occasion, requires standing, walking and traveling in personal car to other facilities. Also, occasionally requires carrying of up to 25 pounds of materials (files, projectors, laptops). Position also requires the ability to work rapidly and accurately under pressure, to work in a safe and effective manner, and to handle different issues and priorities simultaneously.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree preferred. 5 to 7 years of experience in a healthcare or business analytics setting. Prior experience with Business Intelligence tools required. Thoroughly understands the elements of the Data Models relevant to assigned projects and identifies data integrity issues using complex analysis of the data. Must be able to work rapidly and accurately under pressure to work in a safe and effective manner and to handle different issues and priorities simultaneously.
     

 
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
 
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
 
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer