Sr. Informatics Specialist - Revenue (Rev) Cycle - REMOTE - Piedmont Healthcare

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Description JOB PURPOSE:The Senior Informatics Specialist works to improve Revenue Cycle efficiency, automation and maximize the current revenue cycle technology toolkit. This role understands the capabilities and general application of Epic functionality, including revenue cycle, supporting clinical functions, and supporting bolt-on applications.Keeping current on Epic capabilities within the revenue cycle, as well as, supporting acquisition and integration activities are functions of this role. The Senior RC Informatics Specialist recommends technology enhancements & optimizations that will positively impact the Revenue Cycle and help Piedmont Healthcare (PHC) operate according to best practice, industry benchmarks and meet A/R performance goals and productivity.The Senior RC Informatics Specialist will work to improve and implement internal controls across the revenue cycle technology footprint and will work closely with IT on interface and system issues as required to improve the flow of data. The Senior RC Informatics Specialist plans, executes and monitors the implementation of technical systems, software, hardware or solutions specific to Revenue Cycle.Evaluates client needs, develops configurations that support business processes. Provides training and end-user support during and after the implementation process. Completes the scoping of projects or developing requirements documentation.MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Health Information Systems, Informatics, Healthcare Management, or closely related field.** In lieu of degree, six (6) years of relevant work experience will be accepted in addition to the experience requirement.MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Three (3) years of work experience in revenue cycle, informatics, healthcare technology, or a closely related field is required.** If no degree, a total of nine (9) years of experience required.MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:NoneADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:Epic certification in Clinical or Rev Cycle application preferred.Working knowledge and subject matter expertise in the areas assigned.Project management experience a plus.Requirements KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Conducts reporting & analytics gap analysis for new integrations and system updates.2. Supports system integration activities related to Revenue Cycle systems.3. Analyzes and assesses technology impacts to Revenue Cycle workflows and processes.4. Designs and implements technology-enhanced future-state revenue cycle workflows by interacting with revenue cycle department leaders and teams to analyze needs and translate into functional requirements and design.5. Assesses the business use and functions of Revenue Cycle applications identifying opportunitiesfor optimization as necessary.6. Supports and assists revenue cycle leaders in assigned area(s) in identifying and troubleshootingRevenue Cycle application related problems and provides recommendations for resolution.7. Ability to manage multiple ongoing initiatives and facilitate coordination between many stakeholderssuch as Revenue Cycle Operations, Quality, IS, and Finance.8. Conducts/Coordinates completion of quarterly Epic Upgrade reviews with operations and IT.9. Consults with IT staff to determine business and functional requirements and identify solutions toresolve those needs.10. Supports/Manages the implementation of Revenue Cycle system implementations/integrations asassigned.a. Develops implementation materials.b. Develops master work plans, managing schedules, scope and resources across teams tomeet goals.c. Organizes work and program structure to facilitate decision-making.d. Ensures effective communication and involvement of all key stakeholders, including but not limited to status reporting, issue tracking, and facilitating discussions with relevant parties.11. Gathers business requirements and works with Revenue Cycle Operations to create test plans and test data sets to ensure all components of the system meet specifications.12. Coordinates across inter-connected Revenue Cycle program efforts, representing scope andprogram needs.13. Serves as internal subject matter expert for the various Revenue Cycle system implementations.14. Responsible for implementation outcomes.15. Establishes, monitors, and reports to appropriate partners relevant Revenue Cycle metrics andother programs as assigned.16. Assists Information Systems support groups in resolving complex issues.17. Engages peer organizations through vendor websites or direct contact to understand differentapproaches/resolutions to complex issues.18. Possess qualities consistent with creativity, innovation, collaboration, and critical thinking.19. Work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.20. Following established guidelines for system change control.21. Presents and communicates in a professional and effective manner.22. Provides demonstrations of system functionality as required.23. Ability to perform under stressful and changing circumstances and deadlines.24. Manges key project activities and meetings as assigned.25. Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES• Decision Making - Able to make independent decisions of a complex nature. Scope at department and customer department level. Able to foster good decision-making skills for coworkers.• Analysis and Problem Solving - Able to analyze multiple complex situations to create and implement solutions. Scope at department and customer department level. Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines. Skill and ability in Hospital and/or Professional EPIC system., Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and Microsoft Office applications with proficiency in Excel and/or Access databases. Ability to analyze data and present findings to reporting supervisor. Ability to identify and report on revenue cycle trends affecting reimbursement. Ability to thoroughly analyze all forms of revenuecycle transactions. Ability to research revenue cycle bottlenecks and recommend process improvement action plans.• Communication - Skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.Able to communicate complex ideas and information using a variety of media.Very good written, verbal, and presentation skills at peer, customer, and leadership level. Able to model and foster good communication skills for co-workers. Communicates Piedmont and PHC IS related information to staff.• Teamwork and Customer Service - Able to effectively lead large group efforts involving people from multiple teams. Models and establishes collaborative and service oriented environment while enforcing standards of good service. Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team to solve complex revenue cycle issues.• Fiscal Responsibility - Models fiscally prudent behavior and ensures adherence to budgetary policies. Manages resources within budget parameters, and able to provide input into the budgeting process.DisclaimerThe above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. #LI-POST #LI-POST #GD IND000 IND123 IND456 IND789Diversity & InclusionAt Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.Excellence at WorkPiedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™ a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia's 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.