The Manager Financial & IS BI position leads and supports system-level activities of a large integrated delivery system. Work product directly impacts information delivered to the Harris Health's Board of Managers and Commissioners Court as well as state and national surveys. Manages complex projects and initiatives across the system, which significantly impact business results, and require a large degree of cross-functional participation/coordination. Primary duties include the effective use of decision support solutions. The position leads and supports the implementation of Finance information systems. This position works in close collaboration with the counterpart BI Manager (IT) supporting many of the same or similar projects and deliverables. In concert with IT, the position provides leadership, on the Finance side, and actively contributes to organizational initiatives in the development of business intelligence (BI) tools. Involved in the design and development of the Harris Health Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence (BI) systems. Assures data integration between multiple software applications, databases and decision support tools. Supports Harris Health System's quality, outcomes and financial initiatives. Supports and actively participates in system-level Data Management Committee and data governance processes.
Will work closely with executive leadership in Finance Decision Support todevelop and implement cost accounting in EPSi. Requires extensive experience in healthcare cost accounting. Will entail evaluating current cost accounting process, providing recommendations for improvement, implementing and maintaining the new process
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, IT or Healthcare Administration. Master's degree in aligned disciplines preferred (MBA, MS, MHA, MPA) Work Experience: 7 years of experience in healthcare informatics, decision support, financial and clinical analysis
Management Experience: 2 years management experience or equivalent
Systems: Allscripts Enterprise Analyst and Decision Support Suite (EPSi), PeopleSoft, Trendstar (McKesson), EMR/Epic, Clarity, SAP Business Objects (Business Intelligence), Oracle SQL
Special Requirements: Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Writing /Composing Correspondence/Reports
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint
Advanced Education: Bachelor's Degree Major: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, IT or Healthcare Administration Master's Degree Major: Master's degree in aligned disciplines preferred (MBA, MS, MHA, MPA)
Knowledge of State, Medicare/ Medicaid, and other external regulatory agencies, reimbursement regulations and methodologies.
Knowledge of decision sciences, cost accounting, finance, benchmark analysis, productivity reporting and delivery of healthcare services.
Demonstrated detailed understanding of data and processing of data.
Knowledge of the generally accepted coding standards and technical architectures.
Ability to understand clinical and operational needs from a technical and financial perspective.
Ability to motivate/lead teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
Expert at facilitating group meetings.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
Ability to analyze, report, and develop recommendations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include presentation skills to upper management.
Attention to detail. Problem solving skills.
Customer service skills.
Proficient in all MS Office applications; demonstrated advanced functionality of Excel and Access.
Internal Number: 152382
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.