Spec Documentation Improvement - Documentation Analysis - req3016

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Spec Documentation Improvement - Documentation Analysis - req3016

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Unclass Full Time AFSCME HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:00A - 5:00P
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: HSC Hospital
  • Department: Documentation Analysis
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: $ 24.25 - $29.08
  • Grade: Unclassified AFSCME HSC - N1U58
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req3016
  • Position Control Number (PCN): H92726
  • Posting Period: 4/22/2021 - open until filled

    To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. The employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

    Position Description:

    To work collaboratively with physicians, at the point of care on a concurrent basis; to capture complete and accurate documentation to assure that the appropriate Diagnostic Related Group (DRG) has been assigned; to assess current compliance activities, identify areas of risk, and evaluate risk factors in coding and documentation practices; to develop and implement an education plan to communicate the principles and importance of documentation improvement to members of the medical staff and other members of the healthcare team; and to serve as a resource on DRG issues.


    1. Must have and maintain a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Nursing (RN) or will consider Medical Doctorate (MD) degree. CCDS & CDIP highly desirable.2. Successfully pass an internal coding test with a score of 85% or better.3. Reasonable knowledge of medical terminology, treatment methods, patient care assessment, data collection techniques, and coding classification systems is necessary.4. One to three years’ experience with ICD-10-CM/PCS coding is necessary.5. Extensive knowledge of reimbursement systems.6. Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and payer-specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation and coding.7. Knowledge of software applications related to Coding (encoder/grouper) is necessary.8. Excellent organizational, management, planning, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are necessary.9. Ability to work both as a team player and independently.10. Strong analytical skills.11. Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative analysis and attention to detail.12. Able to identify problems and find creative, effective solutions.13. Able to balance multiple priorities14. Presentation skills are necessary.

    Working Conditions:Acute hospital environment and/or working remotely

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/16/2021
    Application Due: 6/15/2021
    Work Type: Full Time