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Senior Director, Reimbursement & Public Policy
Healthcare Association of Hawaii

Job Relationships:

Reports To: President & CEO  

Supervises: Administrative Assistant

Other Major Relationships:  This position will work with national affiliate staff (AHA, AHCA, NAHC), state affiliate counterparts, HAH
membership and relevant stakeholders that may include the Legislature and state or federal agencies.

Position Summary
This position is responsible for contributing to the financial viability of Hawaii’s health care delivery systems by providing leadership on
federal and state regulatory issues related to health care finance and other hospital related issues.  This position also serves as public
policy lead and works relevant organizations on analysis and policy development for advocacy and education purposes. Further, this
position is responsible for identifying and assessing revenue generating and cost saving opportunities for the association and its

Essential Functions  
  • Represent Hawaii acute and post acute care providers’ interests regarding the development and formulation of federal and state
    systems of reimbursement and financial reporting.
  • Establish and enhance relationships and contacts with the federal/state governments, industry leaders and key community
    stakeholders to ensure timely access and opportunities to communicate or advocate health policy concerns and positions of HAH
  • Establish and enhance relationships with external organizations with similar health care interests (national and state hospital and
    health care related associations including but not limited to AHA, AHCA and NAHC).
  • Assist in formulating Medicare and Medicaid legislative and regulatory positions related to reimbursement including working with
    consultants to simulate the impact of proposals as well as interpreting and analyzing data relating to those proposals.
  • Provide support, analysis and make recommendations on federal/state administrative and regulatory issues related to health
    care finance and other hospital issues.  Serves as the primary contact in areas of assigned responsibility for information and/or
    referral on all relevant regulation and/or legislation.
  • Work with appropriate staff to arrange educational programs regarding federal and state health policy issues including
    Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement to provide guidance to members.
  • Work with the Director of Quality & Regulatory Affairs on developing positions regarding outcomes based reimbursement.
  • Work with the Director of Legislation & Research on policy and testimony.  Prepare reports, surveys and communications on
    federal and state health policy issues, including all major proposed and final rules effecting association membership.
  • Communicate with HAH staff, Board and committees to update them on federal and state activities, distribute documents and
    other relevant information and seek input of Board and committee members.
  • Respond to member and staff inquiries and solicit information from them as appropriate.
  • Serve as lead liason with established HAH revenue sharing partners
  • Identify, assess and make recommendations regarding revenue generating and cost saving opportunities for HAH and its
  • Work independently to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with HAH staff to provide superior member service.
  • Responsible for writing, reviewing and contributing to HAH news articles, collateral materials and publications, respecting written
    style guidelines, and meeting established deadlines.
  • Staff CFO committees and other committees as assigned
  • Other duties/projects as assigned.

Decision Authority:
Is able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties with established procedures and guidelines.  

With guidance from supervisor, plans, arranges and prioritizes own work on an annual basis with the flexibility to adjust as internal and
external environment requires.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; finance, economics or public policy emphasis preferred; relevant graduate degree(s) desirable.
  • Federal and state regulatory experience preferred; knowledge of and expertise in federal regulatory issues pertaining to Medicare
    and Medicaid desired.
  • Knowledge of the federal and state legislative and budgetary processes including Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Experience with commercial payors, including pay for quality type initiatives.
  • Understanding and experience with analysis of the Affordable Care Act and Hawaii’s Prepaid Healthcare Act.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to articulate complex issues in a manner that is easily understood.
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate and be a team member while also having the ability to work independently to complete
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to influence and motivate people.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of groups and interests.
  • Experience in conducting cost/benefit analyses and developing business plans.

Working Conditions:
The work is completed primarily in an air-conditioned office setting.  Physical effort includes walking, standing, sitting, occasional
stooping, occasional moving of chairs and tables, occasional lifting of objects.  A dolly is available so lifting of objects weighing more
than 10 pounds is not necessary or recommended.  Driving or riding in an automobile to and from meetings may be required.

Accounts Payable Clerk
The Queen's Medical Center
January 10, 2018

The Queen’s Health Systems has built a legacy of caring for the people of Hawaii for more than 150 years. From healthcare firsts to
innovative health and wellness partnerships, we continue to invest in the health and wellness of our communities.
We are four hospitals, 66 health care centers and labs, and more than 1,600 physicians statewide. Putting patients first and treating our
patients like ohana (family) is our promise. We are Queen’s.

The Queen’s Medical Center (Honolulu) is a Magnet Recognized Hospital and a Level I Trauma Center. It is the largest private hospital in
Hawaii, with 505 acute care beds. Intensive Care Units at this campus include: Surgical/Trauma, Neuro, Medical, and Cardiac.
Queen’s is seeking experienced ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK to help Queen’s continue its legacy of caring.

Minimum Qualifications
•  High school diploma or equivalent.    
•  Courses in bookkeeping preferred.

•  Three (3) years experience in Accounts Payable using an automated system, preferably Peoplesoft.
•  One (1) year experience in bookkeeping/accounting position.

Apply online: to apply for Job Opening #118410.

Queen’s also offers world-class benefits, including:
·   Excellent Medical and Dental Insurance Plans
·   Generous Retirement Plans – Including a Defined Benefit Pension Plan and 401k Match
·   Paid Time Off
·   Tuition Reimbursement
·   Basic Life, Long-Term Disability, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
·   Flexible Spending Accounts
·   Employment Assistance Program
·   Holidays

Queen’s Legacy
Queen’s was established in 1859 by Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to address the health care needs to the people of Hawaii
during a time when epidemics were sweeping the Islands. Their legacy continues today through Queen’s nonprofit family of hospitals
and health-related entities.

Director of Patient Access & Scheduling
The Queen's Medical Center
August 10, 2017

The Queen’s Health System, the largest health system in Hawaii, has an exciting opportunity available for a Director of Patient Access &
Scheduling.  A successful candidate functions at a high organizational level, providing leadership and direction in the development and
implementation of strategic and innovative initiatives to further the mission of The Queen’s Medical Center (QMC).

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, health care or related field; five (5) years progressively responsible experience in
    Patient Access and Scheduling in a comparable organization may be substituted.

  • Five (5) years management/leadership experience in Patient Access and front end hospital operations preferably in a comparable
    health care setting.

Apply at or email your resume to  

Queen’s also offers world-class benefits and competitive salaries.

Links to Local Healthcare Employment Opportunities:

Castle Medical Center

Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii

Hawai‘i Dental Service

Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation

Hawai‘i Pacific Health

Hawai‘i Medical Services Association

Kahi Mohala

Kaiser Permanente

Kuakini Health System

Laulima Data Alliance

The Queen’s Medical Center

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

Wahiawa General Hospital