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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/29/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

1. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Accounting, or other related field and four years progressively responsible experience in billing, posting, and collection of patient accounts, and two years of direct supervisory experience. Clinical experience is helpful. OR
2. Associate's degree or two years of college including at least 12 semester hours in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Accounting, or other related field and six years progressively responsible experience as stated above. OR
3. High School graduation or GED and eight years progressively responsible experience as stated.

Exercises responsibility for establishing, reviewing, and revising internal accounting controls/procedures, clerical operations, and workflow to achieve maximum efficiency and personnel utilization.
Provides direct supervision to a staff of payment investigators of a lower grade. This includes assigning work priorities and maintaining performance standards by counseling employees, performing performance appraisals and providing required training.
Ensures that all collections are properly applied and accounted for within departmental guidelines, goals, and/or generally accepted accounting practices.
Advises management personnel relative to planning and revising department budgets to ensure that all monies are expended correctly and that no financial difficulties occur as the result of inadequate planning or under estimates of projected expenses.
Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of various financial reports.
Reviews current accounting, reporting, batch balancing and posting procedures, and recommends more effective or efficient procedures.
Reviews the posting of entries to such ledgers as general, subsidiary, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Examines postings in ledgers and journals for accuracy and compliance with prescribed accounting procedures. Recommends and implements both production and quality performance standards.
Assists with quality control testing and reporting.
Backs up manager and employees as required during vacations, sickness, transitions or other absences.
Periodically makes special studies relating to some phase of financial management, and prepares reports of such studies, including recommendations as to possible actions to be taken.
Performs other related duties as required.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

Person must be strong in Excel, have supervisory experience, healthcare experience.

Preferred experience with Epic. If the candidate has prepared refunds in a healthcare environment that would be beneficial too.

Acceptable experience in billing/collecting is ok if coupled with some payment posting or cash payment experience.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..