• VHI's Mission
    Enhance the quality and value of healthcare delivery and
    promote informed healthcare decisions by Virginia consumers, purchasers and other stakeholders
    by creating and disseminating healthcare information.
  • VHI's Vision
    Administer Virginia healthcare data reporting
    initiatives benefitting consumers and others.
    Collaborate with public and private health information programs by serving as
    a leading source of objective, top-of-mind quality information and analytics.
    Convene stakeholders to increase transparency across all types of healthcare.

Healthcare Accountant

Job Function

VHI’s Healthcare Accountant works with a proprietary, web-based Efficiency and Productivity Information Collection System (EPICS). This employee serves as the primary point of contact to hundreds of hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, nursing facilities, freestanding imaging centers and continuing care retirement communities for the submission of their Annual Historical Filings and other required reporting. The Healthcare Accountant works collaboratively with each facility to confirm that all data reported is accurate, complete, logical and consistent with their audited financial statements. In tandem with the data analysis team, they ensure all reports derived from EPICS data are released on time or prior to required deadlines and meet stakeholder needs.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or a related field
  2. 1-3 years’ experience in accounting, within healthcare industry a plus
  3. Must possess excellent Excel skills, including pivot tables, v-look ups and formulas
  4. Experience with database software such as Microsoft Access a plus
  5. Works well both individually as well as in a team environment with VHI staff
  6. Provide responsive and professional service to all external stakeholders for the EPICS program

Job Responsibilities

Job Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  1. Tracks timely receipt of facilities’ annual historical filings (web submission, payment, exception report and audit)
  2. Validates self-reported financial data against audited financial statements
  3. Communicates with facility contacts to investigate and resolve data submission errors or discrepancies
  4. Collaborates with data analysis team to:
    1. Review utilization data for completeness, quality and reasonableness
    2. Calculate all indicators used to annually rank acute hospitals and nursing facilities
    3. Create financial and indicator files for annual Industry Report for fall publication
    4. Create hospital and nursing facility Detail Reports for fall/winter publication
    5. Develop parent-subsidiary reports which aggregate financial data to an overall health system level
    6. Develop other internal, facility-specific, regional and statewide reports as needed
  5. Updates and enhances EPICS based on regulation changes and facility feedback as needed
  6. Assumes responsibility for setting, managing and meeting deadlines while ensuring the highest level of data accuracy in all work production
  7. Provides regular progress reports to the Director of Operations and suggestions to address any barriers to meeting due dates for required reports
  8. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations.

Benefits

  • 13 paid holidays per year
    1. New Year’s Day
    2. Lee-Jackson Day
    3. Presidents’ Day
    4. Memorial Day
    5. Independence Day
    6. Labor Day
    7. Columbus Day
    8. Veteran’s Day
    9. Thanksgiving Day
    10. day after Thanksgiving
    11. Christmas Eve
    12. Christmas Day
    13. New Year’s Eve
  • 3 paid personal days per year
  • 12 vacation days per year (years 1-3)
  • 12 sick days per year
  • Full Medical coverage (Anthem BCBS PPO) at $0 for employee-only coverage*
  • Full Dental coverage (Anthem Dental) at $0 for employee-only coverage*
  • Group Life Insurance $75,000 (Boston Mutual) at $0 for employee-only coverage*
  • Long-term and short-term disability (Unum) at $0 for employee-only coverage*
  • Retirement plan (6% of annual salary into a 401k with an additional company match of up to 4% of employee contribution)
  • Paid Parking

*payroll deductions for insurance coverage apply to eligible spouse and dependents only

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