Senior Financial Analyst I

Mercy Healthcare Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 months ago

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

This position reports to the Manager or Director of Managed Care Analysis and is responsible for preparing, analyzing and presenting financial information to support operational and strategic decision making. This position provides financial support to the organization including managed care contract analysis, revenue enhancement initiatives, data/trend analysis, assistance with monthly close process, and various financial analyses.

Assists in the contract negotiation process by preparing financial models of current and proposed contract rates for the health system. Suggest pricing strategies to maximize reimbursement.

Performs financial analysis of each managed care contract and provide key observations on historical data/trends, bad debt and charity write-off, etc. This includes preparing year-end performance/trend summaries.

Perform audits on managed care claims to ensure the correct expected payment is received and EPIC is netting down claims correctly.

Assist contract management application coordinators with interpreting contacts, as well as, maintaining accurate rates in the EPIC contract management module. This includes submitting tickets to CM when new contracts are created, rates change or contract terms; as well as maintaining payer/plan linking to contract terms in EPIC.

Other responsibilities include various projects as they develop, including reimbursement analysis of the effect of new technologies, new hospital services, new coding rules and other revenue enhancement projects.

Qualifications:

Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

Education: BS Degree in Finance or Accounting (or similar) or equivalent experience

Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years of finance experience.

Other Skills:
Demonstrated knowledge with financial applications and processes.

Demonstrated ability to interact with leadership teams. Demonstrates developed analytical skills including identification of issues/opportunities and potential resolution. Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills.

Ability to work with minimal supervision to accomplish and carry out goals/objectives ; Demonstrates appropriate prioritization, efficiency, and problem solving. Strong Microsoft Office skills

We'll Support You at Work and Home

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision.

We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.



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