Kettering Health Network

Sr Periop Specialist - Kettering Medical Center

4 months ago(9/11/2017 1:46 PM)
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Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals, and over 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio’s leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 12,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.

Responsibilities & Requirements

The Periop Compliance Specialist Sr is responsible for:

  • Auditing accounts for accuracy
  • Resolving complex charge problems
  • Responding to Medical Records Audits (ARMS)
  • Assisting with FDA, OIL and other internal/external audits
  • Coding compliance audits and corrections
  • Charge entry education to staff
  • Facilitates Network OR Charge Auditors group
  • Daily Dollar Report Review and trending – reporting findings as needed to management
  • Maintaining/updating EPIC charge capture for areas of responsibility
  • Facilitating new procedures for the charge capture side
  • Trending payer reimbursements as requested
  • Auditing complex vascular charges routinely and recommending corrections/process changes
  • Triggering and posting of charges for OR procedures to the GL
  • Payroll – handling critical expectations and complex employee issues; processing payroll corrections as needed; presentation to managers at biweekly Managers Meetings.
  • charge posting and charge reconciliation of surgical services patient accounts and must also have a basic knowledge of the Perioperative Process and experience in charge posting/account reconciliation
  • Oversight of daily operations of one other staff member
  • Other duties as assigned

Applicants are required to have:

  • BS degree in relevant field or equivalent in experience required. 
  • Experience in patient accounting and hospital billing required.

  • Medical Coding or Billing audit experience.

  • Personal computer, data entry, spreadsheets and word processing skills required.

  • Ability to maintain financial records and prepare routine reports.

  • Ability to make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.

  • Demonstrate leadership ability.

  • Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, and the public in the performance of duties.

  • Challenge status quo without jeopardizing relationships.

  • Strong interpersonal and team-building abilities.

  • Strong goal orientation with desire to continuously improve performance.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to work in a self-directed fashion with minimal direction.



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Preferred Qualifications

Applicants are preferred to have:


  • Registered Nurse or Surgical Tech strongly preferred. 


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