One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Application Analyst I-Patient Accounting.
The Application Analyst I-Patient Accountingsupports the implementation of UHS applications. Monitors the resolution of maintenance or enhancement issues assigned by the UHS Customer Support Center. Designs new or determines modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives. Provides technical support to UHS entities as needed. Coordinates work assignments given in order to meet deadlines and ensure continued progress toward assignment completion. Shares experience and expertise with other members of team.
Key Responsibilities include:
Researches and resolves Customer Support Center Tickets including major application upgrades.
Provides system change management support to the Reimbursement team and other UHS employees, facilities and CBOs on contract, payer or regulatory changes and/or enhancements, adhering to UHS Service Level and Change Management Policies.
Provides on-call support as scheduled.
Establishes and maintains regular communications with user community.
Supports system upgrades and effectively communicates system functionality changes to end users.
Supports system modifications for Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement for several states.
Works closely with operations to modify the Cerner system for any payment methodology modifications including fee schedules, DRG, APC, Per-Diem, Case Rates, Percentage of Charges and/or Outlier Reimbursement
Maintains all system-wide Financial Classes, Insurance Plan Codes and Transaction Codes and confirms that team members complete each assigned portion of the system build
Performs quality reviews on all system modifications and manages daily workflow thru UHS Incident Ticketing System
Creates Tip Sheets/How To Documentation, when applicable, to support new functionality of system, workflow modifications, or modifications to current build/design.