Associate Vice President of Patient Financial Services, Revenue Cycle
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The Associate Vice President of Patient Financial Services, (AVP-PFS) Revenue Cycle position is responsible for providing leadership, oversight and strategic direction for the Patient Financial Services (PFS) departments (Departments) by planning, developing, implementing, and operating a structure of centralized/consolidated activities of patient registration (ED and Admitting), pre-registration, patient insurance eligibility and verification, financial clearance (authorizations) and point of service collections. This position works to appropriately integrate, facilitate best practices, achieve efficiencies and align with Vanderbiltâs strategic plan while maintaining quality and customer service standards and ensure the department is operating within rules and regulations applicable to the department. This position serves as an internal consultant/expert for all patient access functional areas and provides a bridge between clinical and revenue cycle areas to support quality patient care and revenue cycle objectives.
- THIS POSITION REQUIRES THE CANDIDATE TO BE PROFICIENT IN EPIC
- MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING AT AN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER
AVP PFS Job Functions & Expected Performances:
- Bachelor's Degree
- Minimum of 8 years' relevant experience
- Demonstrated experience with
- Recent EPIC systems (HB, PB, etcâ¦) experience
- Experience managing high volume and high cost vendor relationships
- Experience with regulatory subject matter involving consumer debt and collection practices
- Master's Degree in Healthcare (Management or Business)
- 10 yearsâ experience managing both hospital (technical) and professional billing
- HFMA or other applicable Revenue Cycle industry certifications (highly preferred)
- For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments:
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US