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Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.

Senior Financial Analyst

Charlestown, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network Category: General Finance Job ID: JR51221 Date posted: 05/07/2024
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

Job Description:

The Senior Financial Analyst reports directly to the Executive Director of Contracting Finance. This position provides key support and analyses during rate negotiations with Managed Care Plans and performs functions related to other financial aspects of Beth Israel Lahey Health’s Managed Care Contracts and relationships. It also requires in-depth business knowledge with specialized technical and analytical skills. The analyst will be responsible for managing analyses from the conceptualization phase to their conclusion. The analyst works closely with the Contracting, Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network, Revenue Finance and Accounting Departments, as well as externally with the Contracting & Provider Relations staff of the Managed Care Plans.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1) Designs & performs analyses and reporting in support of managed care contract negotiations including but not limited to Hospital rates, Professional rates, risk terms and language.

2) Monitors financial performance on risk contracts.

3) Performs analyses to review and validate Hospital and Professional rate/rate schedule updates

4) Plays key role in developing and maintaining contract summaries containing comparative information on each contract’s financial terms, key provisions and performance.

5) Performs ad hoc financial analyses of managed care contracts.

6) Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.

7) Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.

8) Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.

9) Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

10) Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.

11) Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.

12) Participates in department and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

13) Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.

14) Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent education or experience

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

Experience: 1. Three to Five years experience working for a health plan and/or provider 2. Working knowledge of financial terms of managed care contracts (including but not limited to rates, pay for performance and risk/shared savings models). 3. Developed and used financial models that are moderate to complex in nature 4. Worked with large medical claims databases (both Hospital and Professional)

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: 1. Excellent analytic and verbal skills 2. Self-motivated and dynamic individual with the ability to think creatively and work independently 3. Ability to manage multiple priorities 4. In depth knowledge of Hospital and Professional provider payment methodologies 5. In depth knowledge of risk and shared savings payment models 6. Ability to summarize and present results of analyses clearly and concisely to leadership 7. Proficient with MS Office applications, particularly Excel In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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