Rush University Medical Center  Sr Data Coord in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Sr Data Coord


Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2018-2683

Job Description:

Senior Data Coordinator – Diagnostic Services Administration

Position Highlights:

The Senior Data Coordinator is responsible for performing the daily audits covering the areas of financial clearance, scheduling and completion of imaging exams, billing and denials. This includes maintenance of logs and statistics to measure the effectiveness of such workflows. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures including complying with all Rush University Medical Center Customer Service Standards.


Manage and maintain the daily audit processes defined by departmental guidelines, policies and procedures related to obtaining financial clearance for services rendered, information and data relevant to the provision of services across the Diagnostic Services spectrum and auditing of billing and denials.

Provides oversight to insurance verification and authorization for Imaging procedures in advance of exam performance to minimize denials.

Work closely with the referring physician’s offices, Central Referral Team, Patient Coordinators, Section Managers, and Finance Department in pursuing resolution to variances in workflow and process.

Design and write monthly reports detailing the findings of the audit process.

Audits daily billing files.

Ensures daily billing file is posted.

Corrects rejected charges and ensures they are posted.

Audits billing files against RIS files and Finance/IS reports to ensure all exams performed are billed.

Monitor and provide feedback to users of the RIS who contribute to noncompliance.


Strong interpersonal and communication skills, working effectively with a variety of staff and managers required.

Working knowledge of PCs and databases.Good time management, organizational, problem solving and report preparation skills.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.