The Ancillary Coder is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting clinical documentation contained in the medical record applying appropriate ICD9 and CPT codes conventions and requirements of Medicare Prospective Payment System. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
The Coding Supervisor, under general supervision of the Manager Coding Operations, is responsible for assisting the manager with the operational oversight of the coding team and coding. Supervisor responsibilities will include the day to day functions, new hire onboarding, employee evaluations, monitoring of quality and productivity performance. Participation in process improvement in order to successfully maintain ethical coding guidelines and ensure coding standards set forth by AdventHealth and the Revenue Cycle leadership are met. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally professional and respectful to all.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
At least one year of supervisory experience and/or identified leadership developmental skills.
Broad based outpatient coding experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Bachelor’s degree in healthcare related field of study OR associate degree plus one to two years of applicable experience preferred.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
RHIA, RHIT, or CCS certification or credential.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Strong organizational skills
Excellent analytical, negotiation and problem-solving skills
Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex information in understandable terms to all levels of staff
Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel
Ability to work in a matrix-management environment to achieve organizational goals
Facilitating interdepartmental communication and understanding of coding standards
Being adaptable and flexible of other streams of work, beyond coding responsibilities
Integration between clinical teams and coding working towards one plan
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, to include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Assesses, evaluates and addresses daily workload and queues; adjusts work schedules daily to meet the workload demands of the department. Drives operational efficiency with accountability for meeting and exceeding established goals.
Assists with training for new and established coders. Works with the Coding Manager to provide in-services and continuing education to the coding staff, physicians, and other departments as needed.
Participates in job interviewing, testing and selection of new employees; maintains positive morale maintenance in coding and contributes to and promotes departmental performance improvement initiatives and employee engagement
Analyzes productivity of medical coders and ensures optimal use of resources to achieve departmental goals for productivity.
Functions as coding liaison and contact/resource person for providing customer service issues and problem resolution related to coding.
Regularly meets with assigned staff to communicate departmental/team expectations, advise of revisions to policies and procedures
Assists with the Coding Quality Review Program, collaborating with the Data Quality Reviewers to sustain an excellent organizational average accuracy rate while maintaining adherence to corporate compliance.
Adheres to HIPAA regulations by verifying pertinent information to determine caller authorization level receiving information on account. Performs a wide range of duties in support of total Department efficiency and meeting of goals.
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