Lake Region Healthcare
Director of Revenue Cycle
The System, City & Location
The Gammill Group has partnered with Lake Region Hospital, a 108 bed short-term acute care facility and Lake Region Healthcare Clinic Services consisting of 70 providers. Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) is a not-for-profit healthcare organization in Fergus Falls, MN and has built a medical community where the patient comes first. Over the years, they have grown into one of the most successful rural health care corporations in the state and in the country.
Their vision is clear; “To be Minnesota's preeminent regional healthcare partner.” LRH is also guided by four strategic corporate values:
Integrity: We communicate honestly, behave ethically and act responsibly as individuals and as an organization. We do the right thing even when no one is watching. Teamwork: We contribute our individual best efforts to work as a group toward a common vision. We collaborate to provide superior care to our patients and partner to improve the health of our community. Compassion: We provide care with kindness and consideration of each person’s emotional, spiritual and physical needs. We create an environment conducive to healing, growth and well-being for all, including those with whom we work. Excellence: We seek to be the best at everything we do.
Fergus Falls is a community of 13,500 friendly people and is a family-oriented community with an excellent school system and community college. Housing is affordable, and the job market is strong. The city created and maintains numerous parks within the city limits. Pebble Lake, which is a five-minute drive from the city, has a public beach and DeLagoon Park which offers camping, softball complexes, playgrounds and public access to the lake. Otter Tail County has more than 1,100 lakes and is the No. 1 county in North America for having the most lakes. This makes the whole area very attractive for those who like to canoe, boat, water-ski, fish, swim, sail or windsurf.
The city, located right off Interstate 94, has been very successful in attracting new businesses. Those businesses have strengthened the community and have found a dedicated capable workforce within Fergus Falls and the surrounding area.
Under the supervision of the Senior Vice President of Finance (CFO), the Director of Revenue Cycle will lead the healthcare revenue cycle, playing an active role in the strategic planning processes, interfacing and working in collaboration with the Operations Council and with all departments and functions which require services of the Revenue Cycle team. This person will oversee six critical functions including PFS, Billing, Provider Coding and Registration and will manage a team of six team coordinators with a total of 80 reports. This role requires extensive knowledge of reporting and benchmarks as it pertains to the Revenue Cycle department.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will bring strength to the leadership team and be accustomed to managing through a time of change. Due to the level of this position, the Director will have face-to-face interaction with multiple divisions of the hospital; therefore, excellent communication, time management, political savviness, organization, and interpersonal skills are necessary to succeed. Efficiency and the ability to prioritize goals and objectives are essential. LRH utilizes a provider based billing model and the ideal candidate will have experience or knowledge of this structure.
Keys to Success
Strong interpersonal skills Good technical understanding of revenue cycle reporting Proven ability to build a strong team and lead in significant times of change Proven record of efficiency with coding and billing practices Building an effective PFS collection model
Education and Experience
Education/Experience: Bachelors required, preferably in business, health or public administration, management, or a related field. Master’s degree in hospital or business administration, accounting, finance, or related field and closely related clinical disciple preferred. A minimum of 5 years management experience in the healthcare receivables field required
Parties can express interest by confidentially contacting:
Jenny Coffey, Executive Healthcare Recruiter
614-848-7726 ext., 1019 (office)
Monster - 18 months ago