Independently performs advanced level work in ongoing government reporting and analytic services in support of the University of California Irvine, Medical Center's strategic missions. Charged with providing expert analytic services and consulting expertise to all levels of management. The position requires advanced level of Medicare/Medi-Cal reimbursement expertise, financial analysis, technical skills, creativity, organizational and project management ability. Coordinates all Federal and State cost reporting activities to ensure that the Medical Center receives maximum reimbursement consistent with Federal and State regulations. Responsible for third party contractual allowance and prior year settlement schedules. Represents the Medical Center to state and federal agencies, prepares appeals and negotiates settlements for governmental audit disputes. Provides expert reimbursement consulting assistance to management at the Medical Center and School of Medicine to promote financially sound decision making. Incumbent is a Medical Center liaison with agencies representing Medicare, Medi-Cal, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, and CHAMPUS/Tricare. This position acts in a team lead capacity and oversees the work of less experienced staff and meets with Controller and CFO on reimbursement issues.
Annual Rate $79800 $130900 $181900
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Five or more years experience in healthcare auditing, three of which were in a reimbursement governmental program or similar role
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline driven environment
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Demonstrated knowledge of Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word
Must demonstrate ability to effectively communicate with staff and senior management
Proficient computer skills to be able to generate complex spreadsheets, reports, presentations, summaries and briefs
Ability to work independently to formulate processes and analyze data.
2 or more years' experience in healthcare
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field
Strong analytical skills and the ability to apply sound judgment in ambiguous situations
Master's Degree in Related Field
Experience in supervising or managing employees, including providing feedback
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.