St. Charles Health Systems
In Central Oregon, mountains, rivers, forests and high lakes abound, offering amazing recreational opportunities for adventurous souls. Plus countless craft beer pubs, cozy local restaurants and fun events every weekend only add to the charm of this place we call home.
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Another characteristic that defines our region is exceptional medical care. With hospitals in Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville and multiple outpatient clinics, we are the largest employer in Central Oregon and we are currently looking for ICU, OR and Family Birthing nurses to provide world-class care to our patients.
At St. Charles Health System, we are continually making advancements in our scope of services, facilities and technology. We are currently undergoing a system-wide EPIC EMR implementation to launch Spring 2018. We have invested in the latest version of Epic to bring the highest level of care to our patients.
DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: The Health Information Management Departments provide many services to our multi-hospital organization including: prepping, scanning and indexing, physician deficiency analysis, release of information, medical record maintenance, facility and profee coding, and medical transcription.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The HIM Coding Supervisor at St. Charles Health System is responsible for converting diagnosis and procedures for facility or professional services – into appropriate codes using ICD10 as well as completing day-to-day adminstrative tasks. The main focus will be to oversee the coding processes and serve as a resource to other coders, helping foster staff development, satisfaction and achievement. This role will also act as a liason between coding personnel and other staff groups – from clinicians, to staff responsible for autorizations, billing and denial management, as well as leadership. This position directly manages caregivers in Health Information Management and may be asked to review and provide feedback on the work of other caregivers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Supervises and coordinates designated facility or professional coders daily activities.
Arranges orientation and on-going training for designated caregivers.
Assists with Work Instruction updates and participates in process improvement projects.
Advises Manager of staffing updates/summaries of quality measurements and productivity.
Creates and monitors productivity and quality standards.
Schedules ETO and arranges coverage.
Knowledge of ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure code assignment.
Knowledge of CPT-4 Levels I (procedure), II (supplemental services) code assignment.
Knowledge of Modifier and Revenue code assignment.
Knowledge of CCI edits and APC grouping.
Coordinates work flow as necessary between the coders and the Clinical Documentation Specialist, as appropriate.
Trains new coders on the Clinical Documentation Improvement Program, as appropriate.
Assures efficiency and effectiveness of liaison activities between the coders, case managers and Utilization Review.
Ability to work closely with any contracted outside coding services on scheduling and billing accuracy.
Monitors productivity and quality to assure compliance with SCHS and SCMG standards and the terms of the service contract.
Ability to work closely with Patient Accounts department on; combining accounts, medical necessity issues, claim denials, Charge Master issues, and Charge Auditor issues.
Hires, leads, coaches and monitors the performance of all direct reports, to develop and maintain a high performance team that meets organizational and department goals.
Monitors and ensure all direct reports are current with compliance and safety requirements.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.
Required: Coding certification required: CPC, RHIA, RHIT, CCS or SCP certifications are acceptable. Must maintain required Education Credits (CE) through AHIMA. Valid Oregon driver’s license and ability to meet SCHS driving requirements. Ability to travel to business functions/trainings/meetings and all SCHS worksites
Required: Minimum of three years coding experience in an acute care hospital or speciality clinic setting with thorough knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT, DRG’s, and APC grouping, abstracting and grouping software required. Ability to lead and mentor effectively. Must be team-oriented.
Preferred: Epic Resolute Professional Billing Revenue Integrity Charge Capture and Coding certification.
Preferred: Previous supervisory experience
Required: Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Health Information Technology. Graduate of an AHIMA Accredited Health Information Technology program
Preferred: Additional training or education in medical coding.
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Please visit our website at www.stcharleshealthcare.org and search for job number 2017-18082 or click on the link below You will want to complete a profile and upload your resume.
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