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St. Croix Regional Medical Center is currently seeking a 1.0 FTE (80 hours bi-weekly) Charge Audit Analyst. Working shifts for this opportunity will be Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.

This position is located on-site in St. Croix Falls, WI.

TheCharge Audit Analyst is responsible for the maintenance and audit functions of a standard, system focused, Charge Description Master (CDM) for St. Croix RegionalMedical Center. This position will deliver, audit, monitor, and maintain a consistent and accurate CDM that is compliant with regulatory agencies.The Charge Audit Analystwill also provide education and support to clinical departments and hospital staff in regard to charge capture, based on audit findings and regulatory changes.

Charge Audit AnalystEssential Duties:

  • Audits charges being captured by clinical departments for accuracy and completeness. Ensures charges are crossing to the bill as intended.
  • Works in collaboration with leadership, identifies, and implements best practices of charge capture.
  • Monitors government and commercial payers for updates and changes to billing requirements.Communicates and educates clinical and administrative staff on any actions required to comply with new regulations.
  • Responsible for the training of hospital departments regarding compliant charge practice; annual CPT/HCPCS code updates; and charge capture improvement.
  • Performs root cause analysis for system related charge capture failures. Works in collaboration with Excellian IT support and department staff to ensure charge capture functionality is optimized and efficient.
  • Servesas subject matter expertrelated to charging billing issues and assists in developing and maintaining revenue capture related policies and procedures.

Qualifications of the Charge Audit Analyst:

Education & Licensure:

  • Associate's degree in Healthcare Administration, Finance, Health Information, Nursing or related fieldOR 3 years direct chargemaster experience required
  • Certified coder preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum five years health care with three years charge master, billing, or coding experience required
  • Experience with chargemaster maintenance or proficient knowledge of chargemaster components (CPT, HCPCS, Rev Codes)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of CPT-HCPCS, third party reimbursement methodologies, and revenue cycle process
  • Thorough understanding of the CDM relationship to general ledger, cost accounting, cost reporting, budget, coding, billing and compliance in a hospital setting
  • Expert knowledge of inpatient and outpatient billing requirements, coding guidelines and CMS Medicare reimbursement methodology
  • Must be flexible and be able to adjust in changing environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interpret, communicate, and educate others
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to respond to complex inquiries in a professional and efficient manner
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word


St. Croix Regional Medical Center (SCRMC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

St. Croix Regional Medical Center has been a healing force in the St. Croix Valley since 1919. Our traditions hold true today, we remain dedicated to the vision of building a healthier community. We continue the strong tradition of quality medicine with a focus on compassionate care through our 25 bed Critical Access Hospital and 5 clinic locations. Our goal is for every patient and visitor to have a positive experience. We want everybody to leave our facilities knowing they or their loved ones received the best care possible.

St. Croix Regional Medical Center is a non-profit health care network that provides an array of high quality services at our facilities in St. Croix Falls (clinic and critical access hospital), Balsam Lake, Frederic and Webster, WI along with a clinic in Lindstrom, MN. Our main campus is located in St. Croix Falls, WI, just an hour northeast of Minneapolis/ St. Paul. Nestled in the bluffs of the St. Croix River Valley, St. Croix Falls is the ideal place to work, live and play.



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