Job Description & Salary Range UC Title: ManagerPosition Number: 10006459Reports to: Assistant Director, CodingWorking Title: Manager, CodingCost Center: Health Information (8701)Bargaining Unit: NoneFLSA: ExemptJob Code: 0280Date Created: 04/13/2016Shift: Day ShiftHours: 40.00
Position Summary: Incumbent is responsible for managing the coordination of accurate and compliant coding of pertinent medical information to include diagnoses and procedures performed with adherence to established coding guidelines of ICD-10, CPT, governmental and third-party payers; ensures accurate assignment and subsequent reimbursement. Incumbent oversees and maintains overall responsibility for an assigned group of employees in the Coding Unit, assists in determining strategic priorities and planning for unit operations. The incumbent uses technical coding subject matter expert (SME) to serve as a resource for the organization to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Participates in the audit projects and provides education to the coding team based on the audit findings.
Required Qualifications: Ability to compile, interpret and evaluate statistical and medical dataAbility to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workloadCCS credentialCertification as an ICD-10 trainer through AHIMAConitnuing membership with the AHIMADemonstrated coding management experience in an academic medical centerExcellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishMust demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the jobMust possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned dutiesStrong knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT coding, Prospective Payment Systems, and case mix optimization
Preferred Qualifications: BS or MS degree in HIMKnowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and formsRHIA, CCS-P, CPC-H, CDIP, or ACDIS certificationStrong computer skills to include working knowledge of MS Office, Access, Excel, Word and Power PointTraining in performance improvement methodologies, preferably Lean or Six Sigma
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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