ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR III - FINANCE

Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
COMPETITIVE
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Mar 15, 2018
Specialty
Office
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00121289

LOCATION:

Stroger Hospital - Finance Dept.

1901 West Harrison Street

Chicago, IL 60612

JOB
SUMMARY


The
Administrative Coordinator III will work directly under the Chief Financial
Officer – CCHHS or designee in the Hospital Management Accounting field of
Finance. This person will assist in
facilitating the goals and objectives of the Department. This employee is expected to function
independently to facilitate the reimbursement process and to implement changes
as necessary.

Typical
Duties

  • Assists
    in filing annual Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Cost Reports for Cook County
    Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
  • Directs
    interaction and compliance with Medicare, County and Independent Auditors for
    Stroger Hospital.
  • Plans,
    directs and evaluates the activities of subordinate staff ensuring all possible
    reimbursement opportunities are obtained.
  • Assures
    compliance with all appropriated reimbursement regulations.
  • Files
    and maintaining for CCHHS all appeals with Medicare and any other third
    parties.
  • Assists
    in making recommendations and developing new processes to maximize
    reimbursement for John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and its
    affiliated clinics.
  • Maintains
    and prepares all CCHHS quarterly physician time studies including but not
    limited to training workshops, technology updating, and regulation changes.
  • Maintains
    and prepares annual Medicare bad debts with adherence to both hospital and
    federal policy procedures.
  • Interfaces
    with hospital finance, hospital administration, physicians, nurses and all
    other hospital patient care professionals.
  • Stays
    current with complex new developments in the industry as well as changing
    regulatory requirements for Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross and other third
    party payers.
  • Participates
    in other duties, as assigned.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master
    of Science Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Health Systems Management,
    or related field from an accredited college or university is required (must provide transcript at time of interview)
  • Eight
    (8) years of experience in Hospital Cost and Reimbursement is required

MUST MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION FILING

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's
    Degree in Business Administration from an accredited college or university
  • Eight
    (8) years of experience in Hospital Cost and Reimbursement at a major teaching
    institution
  • Current
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Knowledge
    of Oracle or comparable ERP/general ledger system.
  • Knowledge
    of SMS or comparable patient accounting system.

Knowledge, Skills,
Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP.
  • Extensive knowledge of hospital statistics analysis
    and cost report preparation.
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel, Access and
    other Microsoft products.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to organize and manage personnel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide
    variety of individuals.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County
Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged
Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less
than 6 months of continuous service.

To take advantage of this
preference a Veteran must:
  • Meet
    the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Identify self as a Veteran on the
    employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the
    question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of
    Separation at time of application filing.
    Please note: If you have multiple
    DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of
    the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before
    9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).

Discharge papers must
list and Honorable Discharge Status.
Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not
acceptable


OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License
which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the
application at time of filing.

If items are not
attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference


VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL
APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT
TIME OF INTERVIEW.


Degrees awarded outside
of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United
States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S.
credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International
Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be
presented at time of interview.




*Please note all offers
of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory
professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background
checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a
physical and pre-employment drug screen.




*CCHHS is strictly
prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any
term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political
reason or factor.


COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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