About Texas Children's HospitalSince 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are searching for a Business Operations Manager -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will manage and lead the daily business and personnel activities and to provide administrative support to the Director. Carefully scrutinize all assigned financial reports and determine appropriate operational adjustments to assist with meeting departmental and hospital fiscal goals. You will actively collaborate with the Director and Medical Service Chief and/or other key stakeholders to ensure the delivery of optimal quality care in a cost-effective manner, within a family centered environment and ensure compliance with CMS billing regulations. Collaborate with department leadership to develop and maintain a performance improvement infrastructure, assist with program development and maintain interdepartmental relationships.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
• Provide operational coordination
• Manage inpatient and outpatient business operations, including referral management, scheduling, authorization, charge entry and billing practice, denial management and reimbursement
• Serve as a liaison between clinician, physicians, families, nursing staff and business operations support personnel to promote efficient patient flow, excellent patient/family care centered care and high levels of customer service
• Develop and monitor budget
• Demonstrate accountability for cost-effective management of resources while ensuring the department achieves patient care goals
• Oversee variance analysis for the Department budget
• Develop and produce reports and data on fiscal activities
• In collaboration with leadership team, review and refine business operation goals and specific charging strategies in order to ensure optimal reimbursement and compliance with regulatory agencies
• Anticipate regulatory and reimbursement changes to establish strategies for optimizing financial operations
• Establish staffing roles, schedules and productivity guidelines according to patient needs and budget
• Monitor throughout the year and revises as needed
• Participate in job description development, interviewing, hiring, coaching, developing, and terminating employees
• Ensure the on-going review and development of process improvements for ensuring patient safety, efficient patient flow, workflow, and customer/employee satisfaction
• Coach and develop staff using TCH performance management system
• Ensure effective orientation and professional development for the team
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Master’s degree preferred
• 3 years’ experience in business operations or in a healthcare environment required