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Revenue Cycle Improvement Consultant

Requisition #

66121BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

11-Aug-2020

Dept. Name

RCM-Administration

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 66121
The Revenue Cycle Improvement Consultant – Lead will serve as an internal consultant to identify, plan, lead, and implement revenue cycle improvement opportunities for Allina Health. The Consultant works closely with Revenue Cycle Management, Finance, Information Technology, Clinical Operations, and other leaders to advance operational efficiency and revenue cycle improvement.

People, Process, and Technology Improvement
  • Evaluate complex data to identify and develop recommendations for governance committee review and prioritization aimed at increasing revenues, decreasing costs, accelerating cash flow, and improving operational workflow efficiencies.
  • Research and identify emerging technologies, such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and machine learning aimed at improving revenue cycle performance. Consults with the RCBP Director to present findings to various governance committees.
  • Identify, plan, lead, and implement revenue cycle improvement opportunities for Allina Health.
KPI Review
  • Review/interpret KPIs and blend industry insights/thought leadership to guide discussions on revenue cycle opportunities.
  • Consult with customers (RCM, Finance, Operations, etc.) and junior RCBP team members to research root cause and identify appropriate next steps
Escalation, Mentorship, and Program Management
  • Partner with junior RCBP team members to understand people, process, and technology barriers and build appropriate mitigation strategy.
  • Serve as mentor and coach to other RCBP team members to develop their skills and abilities
  • Assist in the coordination and distribution of work assignments and priorities

Education

  • 7+ years of experience with patient accounting systems, health care operations, or process improvement. Prior consulting experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Health Care Administration, or related field

Qualification/Skills

Preferred: Certification/proficiency with EHR systems, such as Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, CPSI, MEDITECH, or NextGen, LEAN or Six Sigma certification (Green Belt, Black Belt, etc.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)Certified Associated in Project Management (CAPM)

Work Schedule

  • Monday - Friday
  • Day hours
  • Benefit Eligible
  • Non-contract

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

66121BR
Finance