This position contributes to the mission of establishing a team-oriented efficient and effective work environment. Supervising daily oversight and direction of coding services to ensure complete and accurate coding of diagnoses and procedures for appropriate reimbursement.
Monitoring of accounts holding reports (pending coding accounts) on a timely basis (preferably daily). Developing supporting evaluating and disciplining staff. Responsible for coordination of appropriate orientation job training and performance expectations with staff.
Communicating effectively (both orally and in writing) with administrators physicians co-workers and other healthcare personnel when providing information and/or services. Identifying the need for other coding services/products/systems to enhance coding performance accuracy and efficiency.
Directs monitors evaluates and makes recommendations for continuous quality improvement Organizational management and leadership skills are essential. Good working knowledge of medical terminology as well as computer keyboard. Ability to work in a team environment as well as being highly motivated and independently productive. - Must have the ability to make independent decisions. Demonstrated competence in communication and interpersonal skills. Adaptable and flexible as well as ability to prioritize work and lead a team of coders through daily operations.
Requirements: - Must have at least a minimum 5 years hospital inpatient and outpatient coding and experience utilizing ICD-9-CM/CPT 4 coding. Good knowledge of anatomy and physiology medical terminology and strong knowledge base in complete and accurate clinical documentation with optimization for DRG assignment. Medical Record experience preferred. - Must have at least two years of previous supervisory experience. • EDUCATION: Bachelors
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