DIrector of Finance, Medicare and Medicaid- County Care Job Number: 00123104
Job Posting : May 23, 2019, 8:03:38 PM Closing Date : Jun 21, 2019, 4:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Location: Managed Care 600 W. Jackson Chicago, IL
The Director of Finance Medicare/Medicaid, County Care provides leadership and oversight for the Cook County Health's strategic plan for Medicaid and Medicare products. This includes, but is not limited to, responsibility for County Care financial reporting, driving medical cost action planning processes and execution to achieve established goals and targets. Assists in hiring and managing County Care Finance Department Staff. Work with the Director of Finance to create an innovative department, which is in alignment with and supports the Cook County Health's mission statement and strategic plan.
* Implements, directs and oversees CountyCare Strategic Plan as it relates to Medicaid and Medicare products.
* Works directly and communicates with Senior Leadership Team to plan, organize and direct the identification, prioritization and implementation of Medicare/Medicaid programs that improve financial, services and clinical outcomes.
* Drives medical cost action planning processes for the health plan; executes the short-term and long-range financial and operational plan Medicaid and Medicare programs.
* Keeps Senior Leadership abreast of the plan operating budget, forecasts performance and initiatives
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (official transcripts due at time of interview)
Five (5) years of managed care health plan finance experience
Two (2) years of management experience
Current knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid programs, rules and regulations
Intermediate proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
Master's Degree in Finance, Economics, or other related quantitative field
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
* Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid programs, rules and regulations
* Ability to use business and technical knowledge to use appropriate techniques in solving problems
* Knowledge of regulatory standards in the healthcare industry
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with all levels of individuals internally and externally
* Excellent analytical, critical thinking, negotiation, persuasion and decision making and time management skills
* High numeracy and sound technical skills
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 230840
About Cook County Health & Hospitals System
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.