CODING SUPERVISOR BMH
Lead the facility teams of certified coders for Emergency Department, Outpatient Ancillary, Same Day Surgery, Quick Stay, Observation and Inpatient accounts. Ensures coding meets specifications of Federal regulations, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and World Health Organization. Responsible for auditing and reporting quality outcomes. Encourage development and excellence of the coding staff and maintain a positive and cohesive work environment.
Education and/or experience: Requires an Inpatient coding certification from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Minimum of three (3) years experience in Inpatient (IP) coding and knowledgeable of DRG classifications required. Coding experience in the other areas of facility coding preferred.
Knowledge: Requires in-depth knowledge of medical records management, acute care coding of all types, as well as applicable requirements of the Joint Commission, CMS, state and federal regulations, and HIPAA Privacy standards. Requires working knowledge of account receivable processes and in-depth knowledge of medical terminology.
Skills: Requires strong analytical skills to organize and assess the department work flows and resolutions of issues as well as time management, leadership and organization skills. Effective staff development, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills are also essential. Excellent computer skills. Organizational skills required.
Abilities: Must be able to effectively monitor, evaluate and administer the resources of the department to ensure smooth operations of the HIM Department. Ability to identify and classify confidential information. Detail oriented. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Must be able to work well in a group setting as part of a production team. Requires ability to assimilate information, identify problems and make recommendations for corrective actions. Must possess the ability to prioritize needs and resources, multi-task and meet deadlines. #rpm
Work Type: Full Time (0.75 – 1.0)
Work Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm