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EHR Billing Support Lead
Ref No.: 18-05201
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/06/2018
Position: IT EHR Billing Support Lead
Location: Chicago, IL (Buena Park area)
Type: Permanent/Direct-Hire
Start: ASAP


This position will assist the Technical EHR Support Director in coordinating and managing analysis and reporting responsibilities surrounding billing and EHR financial capabilities. This role will perform billing, financial analysis, and work to understand and provide understanding of the technical functions within the Billing Department. This position will work closely with the Billing Director on a project oriented agenda and timeline. This position will be a direct liaison between the Billing Department and the IT Department to ensure the needs of the Billing Department are met by technological changes to ensure prompt claims submission and payment receipt. Will participate in meetings for further understanding of managed care organizations and the impact on current EHR structure.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Works closely with Technical EHR Support Director for cross training and relieve daily tasks and functions.
  • Works closely with Director of Billing to provide IT support to accomplish needs for reporting, identify job functions, map current processes and suggest improvements
  • Participates in IT development projects contributing to the overall knowledge and capabilities of billing
  • Develop understanding of current billing and financial reporting needs.
  • Participate in appropriate documentation of report gathering and functionality of all data gathering and reporting needs.
  • Develop understanding of billing end-users request to ensure delivery of need per Billing Director.
  • Develops strong knowledge related to healthcare billing innovations, current and future.
  • Oversee the functions of the billing system and ensure that it meets the requirements of the Billing Director.
  • Assist with developing rules and regulations to manage information with regards to report requests and report writing per Billing Director
  • Assist in developing a system which may allow end-users the ability to generate their own reports in accordance to all the procedures and policies of the management.
  • Educate users on the usage of the billing system as it relates to the functionality of the current billing module per instructions of the Billing Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule.

EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.

EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of three (3) years of expertise with SQL database design, and SQL Reporting Services.
  • Strong understanding of information systems principles and techniques of data gathering, analysis and management.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in healthcare industry preferably as a data financial analyst.
  • Strong understanding of claims data (e.g., ICD-10 codes, CPT codes, pharmacy claims coding) a plus.
  • Strong communication skills used in gathering information and people management skills
  • Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives.
SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS
  • Microsoft SQL and Access certifications are preferred.