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HIM Coding Educator – Remote
Health System Solutions (HSS)

Location: Miami, Remote
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Educator
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salary Range: $70,000-$75,000

Introduction

Health System Solutions (HSS) is a joint venture between Navigant Consulting, Inc., and Baptist Health South Florida. HSS provides revenue cycle management services to providers.

Job Description

Position Summary

Under direction of the Coding Education Manager, provide on-going evaluation and monitoring towards the correct assignment of ICD9 and ICD10 diagnoses and procedures resulting in appropriate DRG assignment for proper reimbursement, data quality, patient care and reporting in accordance with coding, state and federal guidelines while processed in a timely manner. Educators will assist trainees in the program minimum quality and productivity standards are met upon completion of the program to transfer trainee into Coding Specialist position within HSS. Supervise and provide mentorship to inpatient coding trainee.

 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serve as one-one supervisor to the coding staff in the H.I.M. coding career ladder program providing performance feedback through training; guiding then in their early daily activities.
  • Participate in the selection process, counsel, evaluate, and reward of personnel in the H.I.M. coding career ladder program to ensure high level of coding quality and productivity in accordance with HSS policies, procedures and service standards.
  • Orients, develops and coordinates on the job training of employees entering the H.I.M. coding career ladder program instructing them on systems, policies and procedures in accordance to coding compliance guidelines, HSS policies, procedures and service excellence standards.
  • Monitors overall compliance of abstracted data reported to state and federal agencies for local and national data comparisons.
  • Monitors and reviews quality of work to ensure accurate coding for appropriate reimbursement and in accordance with coding, state, federal and HSS policies and goals.
  • Monitors staff productivity to ensure efficiency of coding and abstracting of medical records according to HSS policies and goals assisting in meeting A/R goals.
  • Coordinates H.I.M. coding career ladder program staff assignment and schedules to provide efficient coverage of department functions as well as optimal utilization of available resources.
  • Assist in developing and providing individual and group education for coding staff in the H.I.M. coding career ladder program to improve coding accuracy and productivity in preparation to join the coding specialist staff.
  • Assist in preparing and providing training to the coding specialist staff when deficits are identified through internal and external audit and on quarterly and annual regulatory coding updates.
  • Work in conjunction with AR Manager to ensure appropriate training is provided to gain required knowledge and be successful as a coding specialist.

 

Required Qualifications

  • 3 years Relevant work experience
  • Proficient in ICD9CM/PCS and ICD10CM/PCS coding conventions and guidelines, IPPS, DRGs and MSDRGs, National and Local Coverage Determinations, and encoder.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or equivalent (Preferred)
  • AHIMA approved ICD10CM/PCS A trainer (Preferred)

Education Qualifications

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Compensation/Benefits

Health System Solutions (HSS) offers competitive salary and benefits including 401k with company match, health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays off, quarterly performance bonus opportunities

Instructions for Resume Submission

to learn more apply directly following the link below and check us out online at www.healthsystemsolutions.com

 

 

Apply Online: https://navigantcnsltng.taleo.net/careersection/hss-ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000019&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:54 AM
Post ID: 39673

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