National Manager, Reimbursement Access (Remote US)

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 6697

 

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.

 

Interventional Urology – NeoTract is dedicated to developing innovative, minimally invasive and clinically effective devices that address unmet needs in the field of urology. As part of the Teleflex Interventional Urology business unit, NeoTract’s focus is on improving the standard of care for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using the UroLift® System, a minimally invasive, permanent implant system that treats symptoms while preserving sexual function*1,2. The UroLift System is clinically proven to treat lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH in men over the age of 45. The UroLift System lifts or holds the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. More than 175,000 men have been treated with the UroLift System in select markets worldwide.** Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives. 

 * No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the FDA pivotal study.

** Management estimate based on product sales and average units per procedure

  1. Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study
  2. McVary, J Sex Med 2014

Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate and/or the inability to control the urge.1 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.

Position Summary

The National Manager, Reimbursement Access is a highly visible, front line position that reports to the VP, Reimbursement and Healthcare Policy.  This position is responsible for providing leadership and compliant direction to the Reimbursement Access Team. This position is expected to interact directly with key Leadership personnel ,internal and external customers for the purpose of providing compliant reimbursement-based education to mitigate reimbursement barriers. This person is expected to possess strong leadership capabilities and ideally have prior experience managing direct reports. The candidate must have an established knowledge of coding, coverage, and payment and be able to apply appropriately as they relate to Interventional Urology Business Unit (IUBU) and competitive products. This position requires the ability to perform at high levels in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 

** Position can be based remote, in the US **


 

Principal Responsibilities

Manage Reimbursement Access Team 
•    Manage and oversee daily operations, activities and processes for the Reimbursement Access Team.
•    Assist in development and implementation of compliant reimbursement guidelines, processes and tools for the Reimbursement Access Team, and IUBU.
•    Research and analyze data to identify reimbursement educational needs and opportunities for internal and external customers.
•    Support the overall objectives of the reimbursement team. 
•    Assist in the development and management of timelines for key department initiatives.
•    Collaborate with the VP, Reimbursement & Health Policy, and other team members, to develop the broader Reimbursement Team’s annual goals. 
•    Support the development and implementation of IUBU training programs.
•    Maintain a comprehensive understanding of coding, coverage, and payment as it relates to the IUBU. 
•    Individually and through direct reports and the sales organization, identify trends in internal and external customer reimbursement challenges, and develop proactive solutions through educational opportunities and training, including, but not limited to, new customer onboarding, input into Sales Quarterly Reviews, zone and/or customer specific retraining as needed. 
•    Management and oversight of reimbursement access team.  Implement methods to support associate and team development.
•    Perform other related duties as assigned.
•    Contribute to the Teleflex culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high-achieving, and fun!  
Customer Support
•    Provide compliant reimbursement education and support for assigned Sales Area, internal and external customers.
•    Facilitate internal and external reimbursement-related communication.
•    Disseminate as appropriate approved reimbursement tools to internal and external customers.
•    Refer complex reimbursement issues to reimbursement leadership.
•    Facilitate physician/customer/patient advocacy for coverage initiatives, as requested.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree preferred, equivalent job experience/education combination will be considered. 
•    Previous experience leading teams or leading direct reports preferred
•    Professional coding certification required, either via AAPC or AHIMA or equivalent work experience
•    Minimum of 5+ years medical device reimbursement coding, coverage, and payment experience required.
•    Urology experience a plus.
•    Knowledge of HIPAA regulations and compliance.
•    Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and Private Insurer reimbursement methodology. 
•    Strong understanding of private and government reimbursement policy and the evolving reimbursement environment including coverage development.
•    Understanding of healthcare benefits (deductible, out of pocket, benefit exclusions, etc.). 
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
•    Ability and desire to successfully interact with all levels of management and healthcare professionals. 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
•    Ability to collaborate effectively and participate in a team environment.
•    Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc. Ability to learn other programs as necessary such as databases.
•    Ability to work independently. 
•    Ability to travel up to 25% of time. Overnight travel is required.

 

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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