Sr. Implementation Specialist

Amsurg Corp. Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

AMSURG, a division of Envision Healthcare, is seeking a skilled professional to join our Insight Implementation Team as a Senior Implementation Specialist. The primary responsibilities of the Senior Implementation Specialist will be to perform successful site visits and document findings in clear and concise written documentation. Performs system builds, training, and implementations and post go live direct support. Conducts ongoing training for Insight program users, including corporate users, surgery center users and Central billing Office(s) users. Creates training tools for end users and assists the User Satisfaction team as needed.

This position requires broad knowledge and experience with Revenue Cycle Management systems and Clearinghouses. NextGen and NextGen Clearinghouse experience is highly desirable. Other products/services that the Senior Implementation Specialist team may implement include Refund Manager, Viewgol, RTS, State Reporting, Implant Log, InstaMed, various interfaces and several Patient Engagement products and services such as One Medical Passport, Simple Admit, Dialog Health and Casetabs. There may be other products or services implemented that the Senior Implementation Specialist will be oriented to once on board. We also anticipate that this list will grow over time.

As the products and services under the Insight umbrella grow and expand, Senior Implementation Specialists will be expected to rapidly learn how to implement and train on those products and services. Further, excellent demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication will be expected, monitored and reviewed on a regular basis.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work under the direction of and support the Project Insight Manager, Implementations and Enhancements.

  • Manage Project Insight (NextGen) PM training processes for internal AMSURG constituencies.

  • Manage Project Insight (NextGen) PM implementation and training processes for assigned Center sites.

  • Manage advanced projects and builds with centers of 3 or more locations.

  • Review, update, maintain and utilize NextGen training materials for internal and external use.

  • Develop customized configuration modifications to meet specific needs to a Center, the CBO or other Anesthesia entity.

  • Troubleshoot NextGen configuration and specification issues with associated vendors and payers.

  • Troubleshoot NextGen-related interface issues with associated vendors.

  • Assess complex workflows within the ASC and affiliated practice environments to insure the optimal configuration of the NextGen system and any other vendor products such as Endoscopy Report writing systems, laboratory systems, etc.

  • Work as part of the Insight team to facilitate and/or complete effective implementations with the following goals:

  • Rapidly deployable, repeatable processes

  • Successful revenue cycle management with demonstrable revenue stream from ERA processes within 20 days of go-live date

  • Cost-effective follow-up and phased training approach for implementing post- or complimentary PM go-live features such as Document Management, Real Time Server, Background Business Processor, Worklog/Tasking, other ancillary products and iterative version updates

  • Must be available to travel approximately 50%; usual on-site commitment consists of 1-2 day site assessment which may or may not require an overnight stay, 3 days of training and 'data load' for traditional installations and an additional three days of on-site support during the first week of go-live for each assigned traditional project. No travel is required for Anesthesia and CBO contracted entities.

  • Conduct training sessions in small groups as well as large in various settings and with minimal equipment, as the situation requires. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Must demonstrate ability to relate with full spectrum of personnel in the ASC and/or practice environment from front desk receptionist to billing specialist to clinical and provider personnel. Must demonstrate ability to relate issues to AMSURG staff and Operations team concisely and discuss options effectively as part of a patient-centered and action-oriented team.

  • Training of new recruits to their team/facilitate tasks/orientations, etc.

  • Strategic planning in conjunction with Manager, Director, AVP, VP

  • Conduct performance reviews for existing Centers to assist Operations teams in finding opportunities to enhance efficiency in the Insight Center.

  • Ability to retro-fit existing Centers to meet upgrades and new regulatory requirements as needed.

  • Ability to update and maintain professional training materials and guides; ability to create, manage and maintain professional training curricula and training site.

  • Assist User Satisfaction and Service Desk personnel with advanced Center NextGen-related support issues.

  • Ability to test non production environments with attention to detail, workflow impact, and potential issues.

  • Work with various vendors for issue resolution and enhancement requests.

  • Other duties within the scope of this position as assigned.

  • Regular and reliable attendance required

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the managerial, clinical and HIT knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Essential Abilities:

  • Excellent English communication (verbal/written)

  • Strong self-starter, works with minimal oversight

  • Ability to learn new technologies and technical products quickly

  • Highly organized with strong attention to details

  • Works well under pressure; communicates appropriately even when under stress or duress

  • Superior analytical and creative problem solving capabilities

  • Ability to research and apply knowledge effectively

  • Ability to manage multi-faceted programs and a variety of disparate projects simultaneously

  • Displays positive attitude and strong team spirit

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or the equivalent of four (4) years of professional experience in appropriate implementation environment required.

  • Thorough understanding of patient clinical workflows in ambulatory surgery center and/or medical practice is desired.

  • Four (4) years preferred PM Training experience within medical practices or surgery centers or equivalent to Project Lead or Core Team member on PM installs for a practice or surgery center with configuration and table maintenance responsibilities.

  • A minimum of four (4) years preferred direct use experience with PM products such as NextGen.

  • EDI experience is a plus such as Billing Office management experience or firm understanding of Billing, CPT and ICD10 coding is preferred; knowledge of regulatory requirements for 5010, and ICD10 is highly desirable.

Technical courses:

  • NextGen Certified Professional [EPM/EHR/Others] desired. NCP certification required 6-12 months after hire date.

  • Familiarity with ASC and Ancillary vendor products highly desirable

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Suite products is desired (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook etc.).

Bachelor's degree in related healthcare, business, service or other technical training from an accredited college, university or trade school, or the equivalent of four (4) years of professional experience in appropriate Healthcare environment required. Revenue Cycle Management experience is helpful; Four (4) years direct use experience with healthcare vendor products required. ASC/Practice Office experience or firm understanding of Billing, CPT, ICD-10 coding and ASC X12 transactions is preferred. Thorough understanding of patient workflows in ambulatory surgery center and/or medical practice is extremely helpful. Project management skills and experience useful. Continuing Education classes, vendor conferences and/or certifications in appropriate healthcare fields desired. Ability to learn multiple vendor product design and documentation methods is required. Ability to assess vendor products for technical features and functions is required, as well as reporting findings succinctly and factually.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and percentages.

Language Skills:

Ability to understand, read, write and speak English. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to successfully write business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information, respond to questions and professionally interact with managers, employees, clients, vendors and the general public.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to recognize and define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and correct errors. Ability to understand and interpret basic financial data. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of forms and deal with abstract and concrete variables.

Other Qualifications:

Must be able to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks effectively and efficiently while maintaining a professional, courteous manner. Must be able to work well with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Must be detail oriented and organized. High integrity, including maintenance of confidential information. Must be able to exercise good judgment and positively influence and lead others, including handling confrontations with poise and efficiency. Based on business need, the ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends as approved in advance.

CORPORATE CORE VALUES

Puzzle Solving-Turning challenges into opportunities in a collaborative, agile and creative way

Excellence-On a never-ending quest to improve and exceed expectations

Ownership-Taking responsibility for our actions, relationships and partners' success

Positive Environment-Respectful, caring, trusting and supportive of the team

Leadership-Leading by example, staying true to our values and dreams

Ethics-Committing to always doing the right thing guided by integrity and transparency

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts. Noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.


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