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Financial Rate Analyst

  • 496392
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $200 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

Financial Rate Analyst

Division of Preparedness/Bureau of EMS and Trauma Systems

Job Location:

Address:  150 N 18th Ave Phoenix, AZ. 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: 0.00 - 52,300 

Grade: 22

Job Summary:

The Management Analyst position will complete comprehensive reviews and analysis of initial general public rate and rate adjustments proposed by ambulance providers. The individual in the role provides consultation, assistance, and technical expertise in the rate analysis process to internal and external stakeholders.

Job Duties:

− Performing financial analyses on initial general public rates, general rate adjustments, and automatic rate adjustments
− Consulting with providers regarding the rule, statute, and technical guidance
− Consulting with team members on current topics that may impact the rate-setting process
− Addressing questions from the public regarding billing complaints and general ambulance operations
− Various duties such as assisting with audits, staff meetings, weekly reports, maintenance of financial statements and records

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

− General accounting theory and financial evaluation techniques, audit theory.
− Specific state statutes and rules
− General functions of ambulance services regarding organizations, methods of dispatch, functions of emergency medical technicians
− General philosophy of third-party payor mechanisms regarding Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance
− Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and Lean methodologies
− Effective interpersonal communication skills
− Competency in financial analysis
− Computer literacy
− Microsoft Excel data entry
− Interpret state statute and rule and apply to situations that may vary in terms of complexity and frequency
− Analyze financial data accurately to develop meaningful conclusions
− Provide impartial financial evaluations
− Manage time and tasks is essential
− Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate will have:
− Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance or a related field with 4 years of work experience in a related field
− Master's degree will substitute for 2 years of work experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Driving is required for State Business.
- Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award-winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.