The Vice President, Client Performance and Experience has relationships with National, Regional/Market or Independent client leadership, Conifer Client Delivery leadership and operations leadership. Serves as a the primary contact for Conifer Client Delivery assisting with presenting client performance opportunities and action plans to improve deficiencies. The VP, Client Performance and Experience serves as the strategic leader providing business insight on all aspects of operations and integrates performance amongst the operational units for assigned client locations. Responsibilities include serving as the liaison between operations and the client, providing strategic leadership to the national and regional client service leaders, ensuring SLAs and performance expectations are met in collaboration with operations and ensuring projects and initiatives are moving along as intended. This is a key leadership role, with high visibility and impact on the client, internal stakeholders and the overall operational performance of the organization. This executive-level influencer role is key to assuring that Conifer Health Solutions achieves operational excellence evidenced by meeting the companyï¿½s EBITDA targets, employee engagement markers, client service level agreements and industry key performance indicators.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Provides guideance to Leaders and connects varying services lines to ensure Clientï¿½s strategic objectives are met along with performance Metrics (PSLs, SLAs and OSLs).
Consults with appropriate key stakeholders to identify issues related to performance and works with Conifer leadership to develop and then manage appropriate outcomes.
Strategizes with Leadership and Conifer Client Delivery to proactively assist in improved performance and problem avoidance, including the deployment of necessary Conifer resources.
Works collaboratively with Conifer Client Delivery to provide value to customers (both internal and external) through business/industry insight and innovation.
Ensure seamless delivery of Coniferï¿½s solutions and services to attain revenue goals; monitor and ensure projects meet process metrics and client satisfaction;
Oversee client deliverables in partnership with both internal and external business relationships. Consult with appropriate key stakeholders when issues arise, develop and communicate action plans and provide ongoing updates to all appropriate parties.
Ongoing Client Leadership and Remediation (Issue Resolution). Identifies performance degradation and coordinate with Conifer Client Delivery and Executive Leadership, and the Conifer operational colleagues to ensure a mitigation plan has been implemented for the client.
Develop and implement action plans to address and improve deficiencies in process and performance as identified.
Reports on performance to client leadership, and regularly quantifies the benefit/accomplishments Conifer has delivered.
Collaborates with on-site resources in service delivery and problem solving to maximize solution offering and client satisfaction.
Assist with providing comprehensive, succinct updates to Conifer Leadership in order to drive awareness of any Client support requirements and/or risks that could impact service delivery.
Position coordinates with Conifer Client Management Leader.
Oversight and Management of any new Change Control Notices for specified clients. If necessary, Client assigned designee presentations and assist with contract amendments as necessary.
Executive level presentation and thought leadership with C-Suite leaders.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires an understanding of systems and processes that impact revenue cycle performance and capabilities.
Central point of contact between AR service lines and the client regarding performance.
Possesses the ability to build trusting relationships with Client Executives at all levels.
Possesses analytical ability sufficient to work in a data-heavy environment and to identify trends in the data.
Possess business acumen with an emphasis on: effective communication (i.e., listening, written and verbal), negotiation, influencing decision makers, business planning, strategy, problem solving, decision making and time management skills.
Understanding of the market, trends, competition, and key pain points for hospital executives.
Intermediate MS Office required (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
Ability to act effectively in consultant role
Advanced knowledge of Revenue Cycle especially AR Management Revenue Cycle procedures, practices, and ability to provide value added subject matter expertise
Advanced knowledge of hospital financial accounting processes and systems
Ability to act as communication liaison and develop multiple consecutive projects between varying constituents
Ability to manage team of consultants
Strong presentation and communication skills, with the ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences from senior executives to front-line employees
Knowledge of AR management technology tools being utilized to deliver on key performance metrics and improve cost/EBITA (claims clearinghouses, advanced AR management workflow tools, advanced call center technology, disputed claims management)
Extensive knowledge of revenue cycle metrics and drivers, particularly in billing and collections (AR days, cash goals, aging, compliance metrics)
Knowledge of healthcare regulatory rules and how they apply to revenue cycle operations and outsourcing service providers.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
Demonstrated experience of the entire acute care hospital revenue cycle processes is required; Successful executive level experience leading in matrixed environment. Understanding of the market, trends, competition, and key pain points for hospital executives.
Proven success in project management roles to include developing and implementing business initiatives, change management, and bringing together disparate team members to successfully deliver client solutions
4 year college degree in business administration, finance or health administration or equivalent experience.
8 ï¿½ 10 years experience and excellent working knowledge of patient financial service operations with specific focus on Inpatient and Outpatient Managed Care and Commercial payers
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 functions.
Some travel required (25%)
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regular office environment as well as hospitals, medical centers, etc.
Job: Executive Search
Primary Location: Frisco, Texas
Facility: Tenet Executive Search
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005016136
About Tenet Executive Search
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.