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Assistant Director, HIM Coding
FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Location: Pinehurst, North Carolina
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function: Coding Supervisor/Manager
Job Type: Full-Time
FirstHealth of the Carolinas is a not-for-profit health care network serving 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas.
Licensed for four hospitals with 610 beds, FirstHealth demonstrates a commitment to treating the whole
patient and to providing quality health care for the entire community – especially those in need.
Our career opportunities allow our staff to practice in a team environment as a vital part of a growing and
widely respected health care system and medical community. We are seeking new members for our team
who share our commitment to quality and value growth and flexibility.
FirstHealth of the Carolinas is anchored by Moore Regional Hospital, which is nationally recognized as a Top
100 Hospital by Fortune/Merative, ranked #3 Best Hospital in the state by U.S. News and World Report, and
has received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience award for 15 consecutive years.
Serves as a corporate resource for coding, abstracting and related reimbursement, charging and billing issues. Provides direct supervision of coding and coding charge capture staff at a corporate level, including monitoring performance to achieve optimal efficiency. Assures staff are adequately trained and maintain both quantitative and qualitative productivity standards. Manages workload and makes appropriate adjustments needed for optimal workflow. Maintains coding and related databases and assists with internal and external requests for data.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related field; equivalent experience, education and training considered. Certification as an RHIA or RHIT required. Preference to RHIAs. Two years management experience or related training preferably coding related. Successful candidates must also have at least two years of acute care coding experience (inpatient and outpatient). Extensive knowledge of inpatient and outpatient ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding conventions, DRGs, APCs and other prospective payments systems. Advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. Coding certification by exam (i.e. CCS or CPC) from a national organization which is recognized by the AMA, AHA, or AHIMA. Knowledge in and the ability to apply the principles of HIM and related regulatory and documentation standards in the daily management of coding and charge capture functions. Familiarity with Epic and related coding and reimbursement workflows.
Competitive salary and benefits.
Apply Online: http://www.firsthealth.org/join-our-team
Posted: November 22, 2022 at 8:56 AM
Post ID: 73231