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Sr. Vendor Internal Auditor

Nashville, TN, United States

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Senior Vendor Internal Audit.

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Senior Vendor Internal Audit to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where 265,000 people across more than 1,800 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It’s an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare we’re connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.

HealthTrust (HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage our operator experience, scale and innovation. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthTrust serves approximately 1,600 acute care facilities and members in more than 26,000 non-acute care sites.
The HealthTrust Audit Team ensures vendor compliance with the terms and conditions of supply, equipment, service and pharmaceutical contracts by identifying and recovering price overbillings and fee/rebate underpayments to help reduce supply costs for HealthTrust and CoreTrust members.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management:
 Develops a project plan and helps prepare/modify detailed programs according to the contract terms.
 Manages project due dates and escalates potential project delays and causes to supervisor and/or HealthTrust management.
 Responsible for managing multiple projects at varying stages, maintaining appropriate prioritization, and staying abreast of each project’s status at any given time.
 Identifies opportunities to improve audit effectiveness and efficiency.

Audit/Technical Skills:
 Obtains an understanding of vendor billing processes through interviews with vendor management, review of the terms/conditions in the contract, and analysis of vendor provided data.
 Develops an audit approach based on the associated contract risk areas and the data received from the vendor.
 Collaborates with vendor management throughout the audit process as audit challenges arise, such data limitations.
 Performs audit procedures to determine price overcharges and rebate/fee underpayments for contracted items using vendor-provided data, member purchase data, and related contract terms.
 Demonstrates strong analytical skills necessary to review large amounts of data for accuracy and root cause analysis.
 Advanced excel skills are necessary for audit testwork and root cause analysis.

Teamwork:
 Demonstrates teamwork by cooperating with all team members, willingness to share information, receiving constructive feedback positively, and accepting additional assignments when appropriate.


Communication Skills:
 Prepares written communications such as correspondence with vendor throughout the audit process and prepares the audit report/invoice.
 Prepares clearly documented workpapers that will be reviewed by external vendor personnel for corroboration with the audit issues.
 Communicates detail audit results (with supporting documentation if necessary) to vendor in a clear, concise format to obtain vendor verification and concurrence.
 Discusses complex issues and resolves disputed audit issues by interacting with vendor management, HealthTrust management and HealthTrust legal personnel.

Professional Development:
 Continually develops technical accounting, auditing, and personal development skills in accordance with the department’s continuing education/professional development requirements.
 Maintains a thorough understanding of increasingly complex accounting and auditing concepts.
 Keeps informed of professional standards and Company/department policies and procedures.
 Stays abreast of general business and economic developments. Gains an understanding of healthcare industry, particularly the risks involved with the areas of Group Purchasing Organizations and contracted vendors.
 Assists with other educational and administrative matters (e.g. professional development programs, process improvement team initiatives, recruiting efforts, and special projects).

SPECIFIC AUDITS PERFORMED
 Pharmacy Audits (validate pricing accuracy)
 Failure to Supply Audits (analyze drug shortages and submit claims)
 Med/Surg Audits (validate pricing, fee, and freight accuracy, test membership completeness)
 Special Projects (HealthTrust management requests)


Qualifications
• College graduate
• CPA preferred (CPA eligibility required)
• Ability to quickly learn various department computer-based audit tools, data analytics tools, and advanced excel skills
• Good communication skills (oral and written)
• Ability to work well with deadlines and related time pressure
• One week of travel for training seminar required
• 2-3 years experience (audit and/or healthcare preferred)

Our employees come first. We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, student loan repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, and identity theft protection.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are equal an opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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Facility: HCA Healthcare
Job ID: 10201-26755
Category: Finance Accounting Billing Claims and Revenue
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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