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Manager Public Benefit, Full-Time - Toledo / Lorain / Youngstown

Job ID: 4660729
Updated: May 16, 2018
Geographic Location: 
Department: Eligibility
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 40
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Job Summary

This position is located onsite with Mercy Health, a client of Ensemble Health Partners. To learn more about Mercy, click the link below to apply. 

Public Benefits Manager

Summary: Manages the day to day functionality of the Eligibility Services department. Maintains thorough working knowledge of department policies & procedures to act as subject matter expert for business process questions. Maintains thorough working knowledge of relevant federal, state and county benefit program requirements and shares with staff as appropriate. Monitors individual and team productivity and work quality to identify improvement opportunities. Coaches or counsels staff, as needed. Insures proper staffing assignments to meet or exceed KPI levels with coverage, productivity and quality.

 

Day to day requirements:

  • Monitors staff & team work outcomes to insure productivity and quality standards are maintained. Identifies and communicates improvement opportunities.
  • Functions as a subject matter expert and staff resource for department policies & procedures, hospital system policies & procedures, and government benefits programs.
  • Assists the department Director with staff development and retention initiatives.
  • Oversees tracking of significant or targeted (high dollar or otherwise designated) Medicaid or Hospital Financial Assistance application inventory to insure proper disposition.
  • Oversees staff recruitment, on-boarding and subsequent on-going training functions.
  • Oversees staff time & attendance compliance.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationship with government benefit case workers.
  • Works collaboratively with other revenue cycle departments and associates with a special emphasis on Case Management, Patient Access, Financial Counseling and Physician office staff.
  • Oversees staff work assignments to insure department KPI metrics are maintained.

Qualifications - Minimum

  • Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred Education: 4 yr/Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience interacting with patients regarding hospital financial issues. 
  • Healthcare public benefit eligibility experience preferred. 
  • CRCR preferred- must obtain within 90 days of employment. 

Hours

Full-time, 40 hours per week, days, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

About Us

This position will be a part of the revenue cycle team at Ensemble Health Partners - a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercy Health. Ensemble Health Partners specializes in providing revenue cycle solutions and creating real value for its clients by building relationships, reducing revenue cycle spend and delivering exceptional results. Ensemble partners with hospitals across the United States to make real and lasting improvements that impact the bottom line.

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