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Laboratory Medicine Team Lead, Billing (Full Time) (Days)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Danville
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Laboratory Medicine Team Lead, Billing (Full Time) (Days)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Lab
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Laboratory Proven Diagnostics & Customer Service Department
Date Posted: 08/28/2023
Job ID: R-49786
Job SummaryThis role leads the Geisinger Laboratory billing operations in conjunction with the revenue management department in the health system. This position has three (3) direct reports and oversees the day-to-day operations of laboratory billing.

Leads and coordinates the daily operations of a designated laboratory functional area. Plans, organizes and directs the activities of section personnel to provide optimal, cost-effective delivery of services according to departmental standards of quality, productivity, and performance.
Job Duties

  • Provides supervision of designated areas of responsibility within Laboratory Medicine.
  • Responsible for training, development, discipline, and conducting performance appraisals.
  • Monitors quality and quantity of work performed by team and works to address problem areas.
  • On a regular basis, meets individually with team members to discuss progress and concerns.
  • Maintains a staff of qualified personnel to assure quality service.
  • Selects, instructs and develops employees through careful interviewing, comprehensive training, delegation, and supportive coaching.
  • Ensures competency of all personnel.
  • Prepares schedule to ensure adequate and appropriate staffing to meet service demands.
  • Prepares and monitors annual operating budget for section's cost centers, forecasts workload to insure adequate staffing and service expectations are met while meeting department fiscal requirements.
  • Conducts routine, ongoing needs assessments of the department including personnel, technology, support and physical environment.
  • Develops a plan to meet identified needs.
  • Oversees section purchasing, receiving, and inventory management and planning capital purchases and leases with leadership.
  • Assures section's compliance with applicable regulations and accrediting standards.
  • Participates in originating and advancing new and innovative ideas to enhance the services provided by Laboratory Medicine.
  • Successfully implements changes to operations as needed.
  • Actively supports the Quality Program and takes a leadership role in facilitating change to realize noticeable error reduction and service improvement.
  • Provides educational direction and opportunities for all levels of staff.
  • Actively seeks input from staff, motivates staff to seek and participate in development opportunities.
    Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position DetailsThis role leads the Geisinger Laboratory billing operations in conjunction with the revenue management department in the health system. This position has three (3) direct reports and oversees the day-to-day operations of laboratory billing. -This position interfaces regularly with other departments in the organization on various activities including assuring compliant billing process for new and existing test codes, managing our special billing (client billing) processes, investigating payment denials, promoting medical necessity, addressing the reporting requirements for PAMA and any other laboratory-related regulatory requirements, following up on improvements to front office processes, directing the work around processing invoices to client fee schedules, working with Revenue Management compliance and creating LIS-billing systems testing protocols as needed. Additionally, this position sits on the Laboratory Compliance Committee and serves as the primary point of contact for the laboratory whenever other departments have laboratory-related billing questions.
    EducationBachelor's Degree- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Life Science (Preferred)
    ExperienceMinimum of 4 years-Related work experience (Required)
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Laboratory Medicine Team Lead, Billing (Full Time) (Days), Healthcare , Danville, Pennsylvania

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