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CODING EDUCATION COORDINATOR
WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital
Location: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function: Coding Supervisor/Manager
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: 50-77k
Position Function: Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the Department’s coding orientation and educational programs for staff, physicians, and students under the direction of the Data Quality Manager. Supervises the personnel and functions involved in the Coding education program, specifically the coding trainees. Works collaboratively with the Data Quality Manager in educating and implementing effective policies and procedures. Monitors and evaluates the development of the coding trainee role. Serves as a liaison to all other departments for educating and improving the documentation processes to support quality coding and reimbursement.
Experience: Experience applying customer service behaviors and communication skills required. Able to type 45 w.p.m.
Certifications/Licensure: Certification as an RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC required.
One (1) year of previous progressive coding management experience in an HIM department setting, or the equivalent in other relevant experience in HIM department management experience is preferred. Prior management experience preferred to include staff development, budget accountability, education planning, goal setting, quality improvement and project management. Knowledge of PC applications such as Word, Excel, or other word processing, spreadsheet, database management applications preferred. Knowledge of Meditech and Quantim preferred. Previous coding education experience is a plus.
Education: Minimum qualifications for a person in this position. Associates or Bachelors Degree from an accredited Health Information Technology program or equivalent education or experience.
- Medical/Dental Insurance & Supplemental Vision Plan
- Medical spending account (FSA) / Health savings account / Dependent care spending account
- Employer paid life insurance and AD&D
- Supplemental life and AD&D insurance for employees, spouse, and children
- Employer paid long-term disability insurance
- Employer retirement plan
Please apply online by submitting your application and resume on WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital’s career page
Posted: May 30, 2019 at 1:22 PM
Post ID: 39850