HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Accounts Payable Supervisor in Brentwood, Tennessee

Physician Services Group (PSG) is a part of HCA (Fortune 79) the world’s largest for-profit healthcare provider. Our mission at PSG is to practice the best medicine, produce superior patient experiences, achieve operational excellence and collaborate with other health care partners, so that the communities we serve reap the benefits of high-quality, cost-effective care. With over 13,000 employees nationwide, the medical teams at PSG support over 800 physician practices and have over 9 million patient encounters annually.

Career opportunities are extensive for top performers. With an accounting department of over 200, PSG has a dedicated team who provide not only the latest in industry updates, but work with accounting leadership to help each team member progress and prosper. The HCA organization as a whole has many accounting and finance opportunities at PSG's corporate headquarters in Brentwood, TN, and throughout the country.. Many of today’s leaders in our organization got their start within the Physician Services Group.

The Accounts Payable Supervisor ("seated" in Brentwood, TN) assists in the supervision and coordination of activities of the Accounts Payable Staff as it relates to processing payments for the Physician Services Group; assists department management by acting as a communications liaison to both internal teams and external clients regarding the set up and payment of vendors. You'll manage the workflow and productivity of our payment system, ensuring standards of accountability are met. Additionally, you'll facilitate correct implementation of program guidelines by maintaining up-to-date information, resolving auditing issues, training staff, and promoting communication between staff and department management. Finally, you'll meet frequently with Accounts Payable Manager to ensure the execution of special departmental projects.

The Accounts Payable Supervisor will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Manage the day-to-day activities of all Accounts Payable employees.

  2. Monitor Accounts Payable department performance measures and ensure

    performance meets or exceeds standards.

  3. Compile all monthly and daily productivity reports.

  4. Direct employee training to improve effectiveness and ensure conformance

    with standard procedures and practices.

  5. Lead departmental staff meetings and communicate operational problems to

    the Accounts Payable Manager.

  6. Actively participate in management team meetings and implement resulting

    procedures, practices, programs, and activities.

  7. Act as point of contact for office and regional managers and others as


    8.Identify needs for process improvement and report these to department

    management with a solution-oriented approach.

  8. Manage the compilation and storage of department data to facilitate efficient

    information transfer across all teams and customers.

  9. Compiles required and special reports on operating activity of the


  10. Participate in departmental interviewing and hiring process.

  11. Work with AP Manager to develop, motivate and train personnel and provide

    performance feedback relating to any HR issues.

  12. Assist in the review and revision of policies and manuals as needed.

  13. Explain procedural changes to physician practices and Accounts Payable


  14. Work on special projects as needed (/e.g./, system upgrades clean up) and

    other duties as required.

  15. Review, edit, and approve employee timecards in Kronos.

  16. Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and

    Value Statement.”

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES – This person filling this role, Account

    Payable Supervisor should possess the following (minimum) characteristics:

  17. Organization – The ability to proactively prioritize needs and effectively

    manage resources.

  18. Independence – The ability to perform well given guidelines and support from

    management; the ability to work without direct supervision.

  19. Communication – The ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all

    levels of management and leadership within the organization.

  20. Resolution – The skill to de-escalate confrontation with customers when


  21. Leadership – The skill to guide individuals and groups toward desired

    outcomes, setting and achieving performance standards.

  22. Tactical execution – The skill to oversee the development, deployment and

    direction of programs and processes.

  23. Document review – The knowledge to examine documents for accuracy and

    completeness, with an extreme attention to detail.

  24. Problem solving – The knowledge to define challenges, collect data, establish

    facts, draw valid conclusions, and implement effective resolutions.

  25. Process understanding – The knowledge to supervise the physician

    payment/reimbursement process and react to the specific needs of physicians

    and other practice-based personnel.

  26. Contract comprehension – The knowledge to accurately read and interpret

    contract language, especially to note ambiguous, missing, or contradictory


    Computer proficiency – The skill to comfortably use and learn a variety of

    software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access

(programming and development skills not necessary).

EXPERIENCE * Three to Five years of experience that demonstrates an ability to maintain a complex, organized work environment—including experience with staff supervision; database management and reporting; and written and verbal communication with a varied audience. * A working knowledge of accounts payable and a general understanding of the healthcare industry are highly desired. * Computer proficiency – The skill to comfortably use and learn a variety of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access (programming and development skills not necessary). INDKD #CB #PT-LI1

Title: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Location: Tennessee-Brentwood-HCAPS Services

Requisition ID: 07169-51999