JOB SUMMARY: Continually evaluates and assesses key financial performance indicators to identify trends and opportunities for improvement, independently. Supports complex revenue cycle initiatives through the extraction and analysis of data impacting the hospital and provider revenue cycles.
Collaborates with others within the organization to ensure efficient and effective processes for optimal revenue cycle outcomes.
Evaluates and assesses financial indicators and provides recommendations resulting in improved performance.
Develops and presents recommendations on revenue cycle data and improvements to leadership. Often provides project management for projects relating to revenue cycle improvements.
Analyzes operational data/trends as well as national benchmarks to gauge organizational performance and makes recommendations for improvement.
Provides complex analyses on highly confidential revenue cycle projects.
Mentors analysts on team.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Advanced Excel skills preferred
SQL skills preferred
Position will regularly work with Senior Leadership
REVENUE CYCLE (ADVANCED): - Knowledge of the financial process to track patient care from registration and scheduling to the final payment of a balance.
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (INTERMEDIATE): - The process of evaluating businesses, projects, budgets, etc. to determine their performance, stability and profitability.
PROBLEM SOLVING (ADVANCED): - Uses critical thinking and process improvement i.e. coaches and mentors development of problem statement, describes current state, identifies root causes, creates future state, coaches and mentors development of solutions and action plans with a sustainability plan. Applies appropriate tools to address issues.
COMMUNICATION OF RESULTS (ADVANCED): - Communicates results and recommendations to customers in a concise and non-technical format. Clearly states implications and potential next steps. Presents analysis, ideas, and findings using the appropriate data visualization and presentation tools [such as Word, Excel, Tableau, and PowerPoint].
REGULATORY COMPLIANCE (ADVANCED): - Demonstrates knowledge of the appropriate rules and regulations and apply them in difficult, stressful and complex situations. Able to interpret and explain rules and regulations that are ambiguous or unclear. Directs others in interpreting rules and regulations on the job and trains others in them.
BUSINESS RESULTS (ADVANCED): - Ability to achieve business results while focusing on quality, customer satisfaction, and stewardship.
QUALITY ASSURANCE (INTERMEDIATE): - Understands the goal of increasing organizational productivity and individual performance by making the products and services within your work assignments more efficient and more effective.
Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.