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Director of Financial Operations, Columbia, SC

Organization: UofSC Student Health Services
Category: Director
Location: Columbia, SC
Date Job Posted: May 19, 2020
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The University of South Carolina is seeking a Director of Financial Operations for Student Health Services with experience in health insurance contracts, revenue cycle and budgeting who is interested in a full-time career in an accredited patient-centered medical home within a college health environment. The University of South Carolina’s Center for Health & Well-Being is a state-of-the-art medical facility with Gold LEED distinction that provides care through a care-team model with nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered dietitians, counseling, social workers, psychiatrists, and other allied health professionals. Student Health employs approximately 200 staff members.

This is a highly demanding health care professional position requiring sound knowledge of health insurance and other revenue models, accounting principles, critical thinking skills, budget development, analysis and execution. The primary responsibility of this position is to assess and enhance our financial performance and opportunities and reduce financial risks. Individual will assist with strategic planning, contract negotiating, procurement and optimize our health insurance office operations.

Duties include financial reporting with high-level financial analyses to support decision-making. Incumbent will provide leadership concerning issues that are often of a non-standard nature and may require immediate attention, discretion and confidentiality, as well as sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy. Must be able to work effectively with multiple constituencies. Incumbent will coach and evaluate employee performance and provide guidance and feedback to ensure efficient operations. This position is considered essential personnel.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree and 6 years related experience in business, public administration or administrative services; or bachelor’s degree and 8 years related experience. Minimum of 2 years of financial management experience in a health care setting and a minimum of 2 years of experience in health care accounting and health insurance. Have experience with revenue cycles and forecasting. Extensive knowledge and experience with excel to include pivot tables.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with health care financial practices, negotiating contracts and health insurance filing in a large ambulatory health care system is highly preferred. Experience managing staff and financial operations in a large multi-faceted organization. Thorough understanding of accounting principles; organizational and managerial practices, principles and theories, health care budgeting practices and procedures.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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