Job Board

Date

Job Title

Company

12/5/14 Remote Inpatient Coding Consultant IOD Incorporated
12/5/14 Remote Auditing Specialist IOD Incorporated
12/5/14 Remote Outpatient Coding Consultant IOD Incorporated
12/5/14 Remote Medical Coder Amazon Coding
11/18/14 ROI Supervisor Iron Mountain
11/3/14 Extraordinary Remote IP Coder! $5K Sign on Bonus Possible! Reimbursement Management Consultants
10/29/14 Healthcare Information Privacy Specialist Kinetic Concepts Inc. (KCI) – an Acelity Company
10/28/14 Director of HIM/Medical Records Forest Park Medical Center at Frisco
10/27/14 Health Information Management Director-San Antonio, Austin Tx Parallon/HCA
10/27/14 Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Longview Regional Medical Center
10/20/14 Client Development Specialist T-System, Inc.
10/16/14 HIM Manager Parallon
9/29/14 Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Driscoll Children’s Hospital
9/26/14 Inpatient Hospital Coding Specialist First Choice Emergency Room

Remote Inpatient Coding Consultant
IOD Incorporated

Introduction:

IOD’s people, process and technology give healthcare organizations an HIM edge. If you share our commitment to providing service that is second-to-none, we invite you to join our team of more than 1,600 HIM specialists, healthcare veterans and thought-leaders nationwide. If you are passionate about what you do, then you belong with the leading provider of full suite HIM solutions. IOD’s Coding/HIM Consulting/EMR Abstraction Division is looking for HIM professionals to join our rapidly growing team! We are currently hiring Remote Inpatient Coders for full-time or part time employment opportunities.

Company Description: With more than 30 years of experience and 1,900 locations nationwide, IOD is the leader in full suite HIM services solutions that help hospitals, health systems, and clinics streamline and simplify HIM workflow. With comprehensive solutions including document conversion, release of information (ROI), coding, auditing, abstracting, ICD-10 transition services, RAC services, along with complete training and HIM consulting, IOD empowers healthcare organizations to overcome workflow challenges and focus on their most mission-critical initiatives. The result is improved patient/physician satisfaction, increased HIM efficiencies and a stronger bottom line. For more information, visit www.IODincorporated.com.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  • Assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-9-CM and CPT/HCPCS and any other designated coding classification system in accordance with the UHDDS coding guidelines
  • Reviewing medical records and assigning accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Assigning and sequencing codes accurately based on medical record documentation
  • Assigning the appropriate discharge disposition
  • Abstracting and entering coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements
  • Communicating documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution
  • Tracking their own continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials
  • Communicating with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues
  • Adhering to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience coding or auditing
  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC or CCS-P credentials
  • Recent experience in academic/level 1 trauma centers
  • Experience coding or auditing inpatient records for various facilities
  • Track record of acceptable productivity standards
  • Maintain 95% accuracy rate for DRG assignment and 95% productivity rate
  • Experience with various software including EMR, Encoder and Auditing software

Compensation/Benefits:

We offer excellent benefits including:

  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Free ICD-10 Training and Education
  • Free CE credits – Minimum of 12 per year
  • 144 hours PTO, plus two holiday floating PTO days
  • 16 hours of education annually
  • Six Paid Holidays
  • Referral bonus for coding experts
  • Monthly incentives to win iPads and other awards
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Personal Computer with dual monitors

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To apply email your resume to codingjobs@iodincorporated.com.


Remote Auditing Specialist
IOD Incorporated

Introduction:

With more than 30 years of experience and 1,800 locations nationwide, IOD is the leader in full suite HIM services solutions that help hospitals, health systems, and clinics streamline and simplify HIM workflow. With comprehensive solutions including document conversion, release of information (ROI), coding, auditing, abstracting, ICD-10 transition services, RAC services, along with complete training and HIM consulting, IOD empowers healthcare organizations to overcome workflow challenges and focus on their most mission-critical initiatives. The result is improved patient/physician satisfaction, increased HIM efficiencies and a stronger bottom line. For more information, visit www.IODincorporated.com.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  • Thoroughly reviews medical records to determine correct usage of ICD-9 CM diagnostic and procedure codes for appropriate DRG assignment
  • Facilitates documentation review of the medical record to achieve accurate inpatient coding and DRG assignments to ensure the principal diagnosis, co-morbidities and principal procedure are appropriate and supported for reimbursement
  • Reviews non-CC/MCC records to determine if record was properly coded or if additional documentation is needed
  • Participates in settlement of audit findings
  • Organizes and prioritizes multiple cases concurrently to ensure departmental workflow and case resolution
  • Shows versatility and exemplary work including a wide range of services coded
  • Meets with client facility representatives to discuss issues and trends identified in audit
  • Develops and implements education for physician, nursing, and other clinical staff to improve documentation
  • Works effectively with the coding manager to improve coding services provided by the coding staff
  • Maintains 98% accuracy rate for DRG assignment and 98% productivity rate
  • Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials
  • Attend IOD sponsored education meetings/in-services
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgment in performance of job responsibilities
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues
  • Function in a professional, efficient and positive manner
  • Adhere to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics
  • Must be customer-service focused and exhibit professionalism, flexibility, dependability, desire to learn, commitment to excellence and commitment to profession
  • Audits both internal and external coding staff as needed and provides reports to manager as directed
  • High complexity of work function and decision making
  • Strong organizational, teamwork, and leadership skills

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience coding or auditing
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited, AHIMA approved HIT/HIM program or Nursing Program
  • CCS credentials and RHIA/RHIT preferred
  • Recent experience in academic/level 1 trauma centers
  • Experience coding or auditing inpatient records for various facilities
  • Track record of acceptable productivity standards
  • Maintain 95% accuracy rate for DRG assignment and 95% productivity rate
  • Experience with various software including EMR, Encoder and Auditing software

Compensation/Benefits:

We offer excellent benefits including:

  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Free ICD-10 Training and Education
  • Free CE credits – Minimum of 12 per year
  • 144 hours PTO, plus two holiday floating PTO days
  • 16 hours of education annually
  • Six Paid Holidays
  • Referral bonus for coding experts
  • Monthly incentives to win iPads and other awards
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Personal Computer with dual monitors

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To apply email your resume to codingjobs@iodincorporated.com.


Remote Outpatient Coding Consultant
IOD Incorporated

Introduction:

IOD’s people, process and technology give healthcare organizations an HIM edge. If you share our commitment to providing service that is second-to-none, we invite you to join our team of more than 1,600 HIM specialists, healthcare veterans and thought-leaders nationwide. If you are passionate about what you do, then you belong with the leading provider of full suite HIM solutions. IOD’s Coding/HIM Consulting/EMR Abstraction Division is looking for HIM professionals to join our rapidly growing team! We are currently hiring Remote Outpatient coders for full-time employment opportunities.

Company Description: With more than 30 years of experience and 1,900 locations nationwide, IOD is the leader in full suite HIM services solutions that help hospitals, health systems, and clinics streamline and simplify HIM workflow. With comprehensive solutions including document conversion, release of information (ROI), coding, auditing, abstracting, ICD-10 transition services, RAC services, along with complete training and HIM consulting, IOD empowers healthcare organizations to overcome workflow challenges and focus on their most mission-critical initiatives. The result is improved patient/physician satisfaction, increased HIM efficiencies and a stronger bottom line. For more information, visit www.IODincorporated.com.

Job Description:

Job Function: Assigns diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, E/M and CPT codes.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation
  • Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition
  • Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements
  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution
  • Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for APC assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards
  • Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials
  • Attend IOD sponsored education meetings/in-services
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgment in performance of job responsibilities
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues
  • Function in a professional, efficient and positive manner
  • Adhere to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics
  • Must be customer-service focused and exhibit professionalism, flexibility, dependability and desire to learn
  • High complexity of work function and decision making
  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills
  • Willing and able to travel when necessary if applicable
  • Must have excellent communications skills- email and verbal
  • Reports to work as scheduled
  • Complies with all HIM Division Policies
  • Expected to frequently use the following equipment: Desktop PC or thin client, phone (with voice mail), fax machine, and other general office equipment

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’ degree from AHIMA certified HIM Program or Nursing Program or completion of certificate program with CCS, CPC or CCS-P
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in the English language
  • One to five years of coding experience in a hospital and/or coding consulting role
  • Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software
  • Passing annual Introductory HIPAA examination and other assigned testing to be given annually in accordance with employee review

Compensation/Benefits:

We offer excellent benefits including:

  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Free ICD-10 Training and Education
  • Free CE credits – Minimum of 12 per year
  • 144 hours PTO, plus two holiday floating PTO days
  • 16 hours of education annually
  • Six Paid Holidays
  • Referral bonus for coding experts
  • Monthly incentives to win iPads and other awards
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Personal Computer with dual monitors

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To apply email your resume to codingjobs@iodincorporated.com.


Remote Medical Coder
Amazon Coding

Introduction:

Amazon Coding is pleased to be offering Remote Coding positions for all chart types. These positions include full time salary as well as flexible part time…all while working from home or the location of your choice. Amazon Coding is a highly experienced and growing remote coding service provider with clients from coast to coast. Join this exciting, growing team and improve your family’s lifestyle.

Job Description:

We are looking for part and full time Remote Medical Coders for the following chart types.

IP CODER–Responsible for reviewing and analyzing documentation present in the medical record for inpatient, skilled unit, and rehabilitation services to assign ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnoses/procedure codes as described by the physician(s) of record. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines.

SDS CODER–Responsible for assigning ICD-9, ICD-10 diagnosis codes as well as CPT procedure codes to Ambulatory Surgery charts.

OBS CODER–Responsible for assigning ICD-9, ICD-10 diagnosis codes as well as CPT codes for injections, infusions and procedures to Observation charts. OBS coders are also expected to assign codes for hours spent on the observation unit.

ER CODER–Responsible for assigning ICD-9, ICD-10, diagnosis codes as well as CPT codes for injections, infusions and procedures to Emergency charts. ER coders are also expected to assign Evaluation and Managment codes for both the facility side as well as the professional side.
For more information regarding Amazon Coding and available positions please visit our website: AmazonCoding.com

Preferred Qualifications:

5 Years’ Experience

Required Qualifications:

All candidates MUST hold a current AHIMA or AAPC Credential and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience coding in a hospital setting of no less than 100 beds. The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated and computer literate. A stable high speed internet connection is required. All candidates will be required to take Amazon Coding’s coding test, and must score 90% or above to be considered for an interview.

Education Qualifications:

5 Years’ Experience

Compensation/Benefits:

Excellent salary
Flexible hours/work days
ICD-10 training provided
Yearly Credential Reimbursement
3 Paid days for education
Quarterly bonus opportunity
2 Week vacation
Holidays
Desktop PC provided
Internet Reimbursement
Direct Deposit
Bi-monthly pay

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Email your resume to careers@amazoncoding.com


ROI Supervisor
Iron Mountain

Introduction:

Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a trusted records management leader since 1951.

Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

Job Description:

Responsible for assisting the General Manager or ROI Manager in leading and managing all aspects of the release of information function, including resources, policy and procedure maintenance, customer service and support, productivity measures and collection of revenues. Meets or exceeds service level expectations of customers at on-site facilities and Iron Mountain Record Centers. Maintains a working knowledge of and complies with state and federal regulations (HIPAA) surrounding the release of protected health information. Routinely communicates with the Corporate Services Release of Information team members regarding industry updates, workflow efficiencies and program changes. Attends monthly release of information meetings with other districts and communicates status of activities. Reports performance and financial metrics that contribute to operational excellence initiatives within the entire organization and overall for the release of information service offerings. Periodically attends meetings for maintenance of credentials and educational sessions that support the release of information functions.

  • Manage and monitor release of information workflow and adherence to policy and procedures to safeguard and protect patient privacy and protected health information.
  • Analyze and maintain departmental service quality, including adherence to customer service level agreements, and compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Develop written goals and objectives, training, performance management and career development plans for ROI resources. Assess and define department training needs and participate in cross training, on-the-job training and new hire training. Administer HR policies including disciplinary action. Develop and monitor individual performance plans. Conduct annual performance appraisals.
  • Compile department financial data and ROI metrics and communicate results. Investigate and solve questionable data/reporting. Recommend solutions and changes for improving district(s) financial performance. Work with Direct Supervisor on managing budget and expenses.
  • Build internal (Operations, Customer Service, Sales and Account Management) and external (customer) relationships through exceptional problem solving, ownership, and follow-through.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding patient information.
  • Prior experience in the release of information process and regulatory guidelines for the release of protected health information. HIPAA knowledge preferred.
  • Proficiency with computer programs and software.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and the ability to multitask.
  • Solid oral and written communication skills.
  • Prior healthcare management expertise in a healthcare setting or non-traditional setting.
  • Experience with managing human resources; developing and administering budgets; developing and administering processes; familiarity with electronic medical records and other automated systems within HIM; customer service oriented.
  • Effective problem solver.
  • Familiarity with complex organizations and matrix management.
  • Interview, select and maintain a highly efficient and effective team.
  • Develop team members by acting as both a coach and mentor. Reward and recognize exemplary performance.
  • Ensure that team members have the necessary tools for the performance of tasks.
  • Meet with team regularly to review service levels/performance and obtain feedback.
  • Assess and define department training needs and participate in cross training, on-the-job training and new hire training.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws, as well as Iron Mountain policies and procedures.
  • Measure productivity and report results regularly.
  • Manage computer systems utilization (varied hospital software), release of information accuracy and procedural consistency.
  • Manage special projects.
  • Develop strong internal and external business partnerships.
  • Represent Iron Mountain at local/regional health information management functions.
  • Must be able to interpret Iron Mountain Release of Information Guidelines for validation of all ROI requests received.
  • Must be able to identify problem ROI requests and escalate to manager for direction.
  • Must facilitate partnership between Iron Mountain and customer regarding ROI processes, resources and service level agreement and issues that arise.
  • Must be able to identify issues impacting ability to perform duties as assigned.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Develops working relationships with a wide variety of internal departments including DMS ROI Operations, Records Management, Customer Service, Sales and Account Management.
  • Develops and maintains pro-active customer relationships to ensure the quality of service provided.
  • Contacts customers when problems arise, as appropriate and in accordance with Iron Mountain policy.
  • Interfaces with other staff members relative to workflow, customer problems/concerns and resources.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Total travel 10%, based on contract with customer and whether work is performed at a record center or on-site at a medical facility
  • Local travel 10 – 15% (Depending on District), based on contract with customer and whether work is performed at a record center or on-site at a medical facility
  • Overnight travel 5 – 10% may be required for training purposes or ROI related regional meetings
  • Licenses & Certifications Required: Credentialed resources (e.g. Registered Health Information Technician (R.H.I.T.)) must maintain continuing education requirements to retain credentials
  • Education/Experience: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required, R.H.I.T. credentials preferred / A minimum of 3-5 years of health information management, service industry or healthcare experience required, a minimum of 1-2 years supervisory experience required

Compensation/Benefits:

Requisition # 2014-7590
Job Location(s) US-TX-Houston
Category Operations
Type Full-Time
Work From Home (Virtual) No

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply online by going to the site: www.ironmountain.com; Hover over the “Company” tab from the ribbon at the top of the screen and select “Search Current Openings” Search for Requisition # 2014-7590. In addition, please send your resume to corey.adams@ironmountain.com.


Extraordinary Remote IP Coder! $5K Sign on Bonus Possible!
Reimbursement Management Consultants

Introduction:

AT RMC we LOVE our staff! RMC is committed to providing superior services to our clients, and therefore we are big on continually educating our staff. RMC pays all of our staff’s annual AHIMA dues, provides an education fund, and will also provide our customized comprehensive ICD-10 training program for all of our staff. We offer a great opportunity for the right person. Work from home!

Job Description:

We currently are looking for exceptional, senior level, remote inpatient coders to join our team. Must have a minimum of 10 years HOSPITAL coding experience, preferably 15-20. Significant experience in a university setting and/or at a level 1 or 2 trauma center strongly preferred. Must have current AHIMA credentials. We do provide orientation, as well as a company Laptop. Accuracy rate of 95% is required. $5000 sign on bonus offered to those who qualify.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum 10 years Hospital coding experience; 15-20 years preferred. AHIMA credentialed. High speed internet. Will be required to take RMC’s coding test. Must be professional, computer savvy, and NICE!

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a university setting and/or at a level 1 or 2 trauma center strongly preferred.

Education Qualifications:

RHIT, RHIA, and/or CCS

Compensation/Benefits:

Benefits include medical/dental, generous PTO, an education fund, reimbursement for AHIMA dues, a wellness program, and more!

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please email resume to Kacy Ochoa at kklugh@rmcinc.org or visit rmcinc.org for more information.


Healthcare Information Privacy Specialist
Kinetic Concepts Inc. (KCI) – an Acelity Company

Introduction:

Acelity is a global wound care and regenerative medicine company created by uniting the strengths of three companies, Kinetic Concepts, Inc., LifeCell Corporation and Systagenix Wound Management, Limited. We are committed to advancing the science of healing and restoring people’s lives. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Acelity employs more than 5,500 people around the world. We believe in enabling better futures for everyone. The Healthcare Information Privacy Specialist position shall operate under the general supervision of the Compliance Director and oversee ongoing activities relating to KCI’s HIPAA/HITECH privacy and security program. The position will exercise personal judgment and decision-making skill regarding applicable federal and state privacy laws.

Job Description:

The Healthcare Information Privacy Specialist position will operate under the general supervision of the Compliance Director and oversee ongoing activities relating to KCI’s HIPAA/HITECH privacy and security program. The position will exercise personal judgment and decision-making skill regarding applicable federal and state privacy laws.

  • Apply and maintain a strong working knowledge of applicable federal and state privacy laws.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key process personnel across KCI’s US presence.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of KCI’s HIPAA/HITECH privacy & security policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that KCI has implemented the necessary components of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules as they relate to our patients, employees and business associates.
  • Assist operational units in properly integrating HIPAA/HITECH controls into daily workflow. Periodically review workflow to validate controls.
  • Conduct and or facilitate annual Privacy and Security Risk Analysis reviews.
  • Investigate, document and mitigate non-routine disclosures of protected health information made by KCI personnel or its Business Associates.
  • Execute, collect, and store Business Associate Agreements for all necessary KCI relationships. Evaluate Business Associate’s ability to comply with the HIPAA Security standards.
  • Serve as primary sponsor for KCI’s privacy and security committee and provides routine updates on compliance efforts.
  • Provide/support training efforts related to federal and state privacy laws for KCI business units.
  • Assist with the investigation and response to any compliance reviews or investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Civil Rights or other regulatory bodies, Business Associates and Covered Entities.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years experience coordinating compliance efforts, including privacy and/or security and/or HIM
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Demonstrated organization, facilitation, communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior responsibility as a Privacy Officer for a healthcare organization
  • Healthcare Privacy Certification or equivalent

Education Qualifications:

  • College degree (Healthcare Administration, Business, or HIM preferred)

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Annual Incentive Bonus eligibility
  • Medical, vision, dental insurance available

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply online at: http://www.kci1.com/KCI1/kcicareers


Director of HIM/Medical Records
Forest Park Medical Center at Frisco

Introduction:

Forest Park Frisco is a different kind of hospital. We were built on the principle that healthcare doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. Our hospitals are warm and inviting. Our technology pushes the boundaries of what is possible in medical care. Our surgeons and staff are as exceptional as our services. As a full-service, acute-care hospital, Forest Park Frisco focuses on providing high quality outcomes to each and every patient who comes through our doors.

Job Description:

The Director of HIM is responsible for directing the programs and staff of the Health Information Management department; ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and standards related to health information and coding principles; developing policies and procedures; providing health information related education and training to facility employees; working with medical and facility staff on committees and serving as an internal consultant in areas such as documentation, privacy, security and other areas of health information practice. Works collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Required Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a Health Information Management Department
  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, CPT and DRG’s
  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • Responsible for coordinating Coding and Billing Integrity Audits with Revenue Cycle and Compliance
  • Knowledge of AOA, CMS and State regulations
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and customer service skills
  • Organizational and prioritizing skills are essential

Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Health Information Management Administration

Licenses/Certificates:

  • RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) certification required

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in a health-related field desirable

Compensation/Benefits:

Become part of our success story when you join the team! Forest Park Medical Center employees enjoy competitive salaries, a generous PTO package, healthcare benefits, 401k matching, tuition reimbursement and many other additional employee perks!

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply online for the Director of HIM/Medical Records on our careers page: www.forestparkfrisco.com/careers.


Health Information Management Director-San Antonio, Austin Tx
Parallon/HCA

Introduction:

Parallon pioneered the modern-day concept of healthcare shared services more than 12 years ago, perfecting revenue cycle management best practices and customizable technologies for the industry’s largest healthcare provider in 700+ facilities and 1000+ physician practices. Today, our team of more than 13,000 revenue cycle professionals applies unmatched expertise, scale and proven processes daily to improve financial performance and long-term sustainability at facilities nationwide.

Job Description:

Job Summary – Under the direction of the Regional HIM Director, the HIM “Leader” is responsible for managing, coordinating, and performing the day-to-day operations and workflow of the facility based HIM operations. Assists the Regional HIM Director with the oversight and implementation of facility related HIM Service Center (HSC) operational planning, service level agreements, budgets, workflow processes, and internal controls. The HIM Leader actively participates in the facility based unbilled management process and resolution of issues contributing to unbilled accounts. This person serves as a promoter of the HSC and is the on-site “face” of the HSC.

Supervises – Facility HIM Clerk, Facility HIM Coordinator, Facility Birth Certificate Clerk(s) and Facility Tumor Registrar(s) as applicable

Required Qualifications:

A minimum of three or more years in HIM department

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year healthcare management experience is strongly preferred
  • RHIA, RHIT, Coding Certifications strongly preferred

Education Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree required, strongly prefer a Health Information Management degree

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Quarterly Incentive Bonus eligibility
  • Medical, vision, dental insurance available

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Submit resumes to: vanessa.njoku-ani@parallon.com or apply online to: www.parallon.com/careers job number 25497-94157 (Austin), 25497-95928 (San Antonio)


Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
Longview Regional Medical Center

Introduction:

Company Overview: At Longview Regional Medical Center, we count our blessings every day. Each morning, we wake up to a beautiful community that’s home to more than a dozen lakes and lush greenery. With affordable living and a close-knit community inside and outside of our hospital doors, we love calling Longview home.

Come discover the rolling hills, lakes and piney woods of East Texas in Longview! As one of the major regional medical centers in the area, we are dedicated to our patients and our employees. Now is the best time to consider a career with Longview Regional—our recent multi-million dollar expansion has nearly doubled the size of our facility!

Equal Opportunity Employer, AAE, M/F/D/V

Job Description:

Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
Relocation assistance available!

Longview Regional Medical Center has an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist. This position provides clinically based concurrent and retrospective reviews of inpatient medical records to evaluate the documentation and utilization of acute care services. This includes physician education to ensure appropriate documentation of care that accurately reflects patient severity of illness and risk of mortality. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist plays a significant role in obtaining accurate and compliant reimbursement for acute care services and in reporting quality of care outcomes.

Required Qualifications:

Position Requirements:

  • Requires RHIA, RHIT or RN with at least 2 years experience with clinical documentation improvement, ICD-9-CM and DRGs
  • Must have 1 year of auditing experience
  • Prefer 2 years experience providing physician and coder education in an acute care setting

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply online today! www.longviewregional.com


Client Development Specialist
T-System, Inc.

Introduction:

At T-System, we know emergency medicine. T-System provides solutions to solve clinical, financial, operational and regulatory challenges for hospitals and urgent care clinics. About 40 percent of the nation’s emergency departments – more than 1,900 facilities – rely on T-System solutions

Job Description:

  • Conduct assessments of emergency department documentation, charging and coding
  • Compile, analyze and present assessment findings to hospital executives
  • Communicate value proposition for potential clients through identification of revenue opportunities and/or compliance concerns, software demonstrations and discussion. Work with internal project teams both pre and post sales to assure optimal results are achieved by client
  • Remain current on all regulatory requirements that affect outpatient billing and coding guidelines

JOB DUTIES: In addition to the essential functions listed above, the Client Development Specialist will also:

  • Provide summary update regarding key findings from the assessment to account management; quality management and information management
  • Assist and/or coordinate implementation projects for new clients
  • Participation in enhancing all programs related to T-System products and service lines
  • Complete special projects for current clients which may include production coding, QA review, data analysis or other as requested by T-System leadership. Position may be located remotely

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of medical coding experience. Three years should have been dedicated to the Emergency Department facility coding and charge capture function.
  • Professional fee coding experience for the Emergency Department is strongly preferred
  • Must be certified by AHIMA or AAPC
  • Experience in hospital finance or revenue cycle functions is preferred
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills for presenting to and interacting with hospital executive level staff
  • Strong ability to identify issues and solution sell from the entire T-System family of products
  • Ability to manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • Experience with multiple EMR vendors preferred
  • Previous consulting experience is helpful
  • Must be able to travel 30-40% of the time and be located within 30 minutes of a major metropolitan airport
  • Must have access to high speed internet if working

Compensation/Benefits:

Negotiable based on experience

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply online at the following address: http://www.tsystem.com/pages/corporate/careers.php


HIM Manager
Parallon

Introduction:

Parallon believes that organizations that continuously learn and improve will thrive. That’s why after more than a decade Parallon remains dedicated to helping hospitals and hospital systems operate knowledgeably, intelligently, effectively and efficiently in the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace, today and in the future. As one of the healthcare industry’s leading providers of business and operational services, Parallon is uniquely equipped to provide a broad spectrum of customized services in the areas of revenue cycle, purchasing, supply chain, technology, workforce management and consulting. We offer unmatched scale, infrastructure and access with more than 30 domestic and international facilities in the United States, the U.K., Mexico and China.

Job Description:

Job Summary –Under the direction of the Regional HIM Director, the HIM “Leader” is responsible for managing, coordinating, and performing the day-to-day operations and workflow of the facility based HIM operations. Assists the Regional HIM Director with the oversight and implementation of facility related HIM Service Center (HSC) operational planning, service level agreements, budgets, workflow processes, and internal controls. The HIM Leader actively participates in the facility based unbilled management process and resolution of issues contributing to unbilled accounts. This person serves as a promoter of the HSC and is the on-site “face” of the HSC.

  • Assists with the Horizon Patient Folder (HPF) and HIM Shared Services pre-migration/implementation activities leading up to HSC start-up, including but not limited to: FTE baselining and management, forms management, interface workbook, operational assessment, action planning, productivity monitoring, release of information management, record storage and destruction management, staff education, and HIM operations clean up
  • Participates in communication efforts with HIM personnel, facility departments, facility department and unit leadership, facility leadership, and medical staff, including serving as a key HIM contact for facility implementation activities and project core team meetings

Operational Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for managing facility based HIM operations and staff including, but not limited to, record pick up and reconciliation, release of information request processing, hardcopy retrieval of medical records, tumor and/or trauma registry, and processing of birth certificate/paternity papers as applicable
  • Routinely assists in the performance of facility based HIM operations including, but not limited to, ad hoc record pick up and reconciliation, release of information request processing, and hardcopy retrieval of medical records as needed
  • Performs facility unbilled activities including physician query follow up, physician incomplete record follow up, collaboration with facility department leaders monitoring and working unbilled reports, working the applicable HPF queues, working the applicable unbilled management reports and queues, (e.g., DET/eRequest, Bill 49) and management of HIM operations unbilled processes
  • Works all facility HIM responsible HPF workflow queues (includes, but is not limited to, the Facility HIM Department Queue, all Coding Pend for Queues, Review Queues, Unknown Document Queue, Cancelled Accounts Queue and all Wait for Queues) according to established workflow guidelines and schedules
  • Works collaboratively with Medical Staff and Facility Leadership to comply with standards and guidelines enforced through the Medical Staff Bylaws/Rules and Regulations (e.g., suspension of privileges) and is responsible for facilitation and execution of physician notification processes regarding medical record documentation deficiency, delinquency, and physician suspension
  • Provides HPF record completion and medical record viewing training and education to medical staff members
  • Provides medical record viewing training and education to other clinical and ancillary personnel
  • Primary facility contact for external agencies requiring on-site viewing of medical records
  • Proactively manages, including corresponding communications and escalation paths, significant issues in HIM operations (e.g., backlogs, turnover), status of projects, barriers and successes
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with ancillary departments and unit managers to ensure optimal record management including thinned record processes, quick record prep and loose reports, record pick up and discharge record reconciliation
  • In conjunction with, and under the leadership of, the Regional HIM Director, serves as a liaison between the HSC and Facility Leadership, including the Medical Staff Leadership, building and maintaining strategic working relationships with the facility and department leadership (working through specific issues, committee meetings, monthly updates, etc.)
  • Active participant, at times with the assistance of the Regional HIM Director, in preparing for or assisting with external agency (e.g., The Joint Commission, Board of Health) reviews of the facility
  • May serve as the Facility Privacy Official, Records Management Coordinator, and/or perform state reporting duties
  • May serve, or serve in conjunction with the Regional HIM Director, on facility committees
  • May serve, or serve in conjunction with the Regional HIM Director, as the Medical Record Custodian including making court appearances as applicable
  • Coaches and helps develop team members; disciplines and counsels staff as necessary
  • Performs productivity and quality monitoring and provides timely and consistent feedback to facility-based HSC employees
  • Responsible for ensuring facility-based HSC staff schedules adequately support operational requirements established by the HSC Leadership team and executed Service Level Agreements (SLA) Monitors facility HIM operations performance as outlined in HSC policy and SLA
  • Provides assistance to the HSC Document Imaging Manager as it relates to facility housed HSC document imaging staff
  • Assists the Regional HIM Director in the development of strategy, specific goals, objectives, budgets, and performance standards relative to the facility HIM operations
  • Assists in identifying and implementing process improvements to lower costs and improve service to facility and SSC customers
  • Coordinates training and education of facility based HSC staff
  • Responsible for implementation of standardized policies and procedures, tools, resources, and educational materials
  • Practices and adheres to the Company’s “Code of Conduct” philosophy and’ “Mission and Value Statement”
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Technical Skills – thorough knowledge of federal and state release of medical information regulations and medical record keeping requirements, knowledge in the areas of Medicare Conditions of Participation, compliance, government and state rules and regulations, and The Joint Commission
  • Initiative – independently takes prompt proactive steps towards problem resolution
  • Managing conflict – dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people
  • Energy – consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary; operates with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time
  • Organization – proactively prioritizes initiatives, effectively manages resources and keen ability to multi-task
  • Communication – communicates clearly, proactively and concisely with all key stakeholders
  • Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Policies & Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
  • PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Project Management – assesses work activities, upholds and meets deadlines, and allocates resources appropriately
  • Coach, Mentor and Educate – provides timely guidance and feedback to help strengthen the knowledge/skill set of others to accomplish a task or solve a problem
  • Work Independently – is self-supporting; not needing to rely on others to complete a job
  • Leadership – leads individuals and groups toward identified outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering quality services
  • Building Trust – interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization
  • Adaptability – maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; able to adapt to change in environment and/or circumstances with a positive outlook; and adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures

Preferred Qualifications:

A 4-year or Bachelor’s degree and RHIA certification

Education Qualifications:

A 2-year or Associate’s degree in a HIT/HIM field and RHIT certification

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please to go to our website to apply: https://hca.taleo.net/careersection/newparallonkeywordssvcscorp/jobdetail.ftl


Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Introduction:

Driscoll Children’s Hospital, located in beautiful Corpus Christi, Texas is actively seeking an experienced candidate to join our progressive and growing team.

Job Description:

Facilitates complete and accurate documentation of medical records on a concurrent basis by serving as a resource for physicians regarding proper documentation practices, the link to ICD9 (10) codes, and APR-DRG assignments. Exhibits a sufficient knowledge of clinical documentation requirements, APR-DRG assignment, and clinical conditions or procedures impacting SOI/ROM. Educates providers of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines. Also responsible to educate members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines, including attending physicians, allied health practitioners, nursing and case management.

Required Qualifications:

Associates or Bachelors Degree in related field preferably inpatient pediatric coding or RN with related pediatric patient experience. Must have excellent computer, customer service and communication (both written and oral) skills.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please visit our website to complete the on-line application. You can attach your resume to application or send directly to: Linda.Elliott@dchstx.org


Inpatient Hospital Coding Specialist
First Choice Emergency Room

Introduction:

First Choice Emergency Room (FCER.com) is the nation’s leading network of independent freestanding emergency rooms; it is both the largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies by offering patients convenient, neighborhood access to emergency medical care. First Choice Emergency Room facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology (CT scanner, Ultrasound, and Digital X-ray) and on-site laboratory. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice Emergency Room has Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Colorado Springs and Denver. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey Associates Inc., First Choice Emergency Room provides the highest quality emergency medical care and received the 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence for exceeding the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction nationwide. First Choice Emergency Room is an Adeptus Health company.

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Revenue Cycle, the Inpatient Hospital Coding Specialist is responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of ensuring that all charges are coded and posted appropriately and submitted correctly to the individual insurance carriers. Obtains medical information from Facility when required to code and post the claim(s).

This is a full time, 40 hour a week position.

  • Responsible for coding all superbills
  • Audit charge postings of coded superbills
  • Identify and research claim rejection trends to identify impact on timely filing
  • Assist your team members as needed
  • Performs all other tasks as assigned by Director, Revenue Cycle

Account/Claim Responsibility:

  • Coordinates and participates in the coding of pertinent medical information from a variety of complex records and billing edits to include diagnosis, treatment of illness and procedure performed while ensuring accuracy of work adherence to established coding procedure of ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT-4 (Current Procedural Terminology)
  • Submits/receives claims status through the Centricity system, researching and correcting denial claims needing further attention to resubmit as an acceptable by the insurance carriers

Customer Service Responsibilities:

  • Ensures each patient is given the highest level of customer service and every staff member is treated with the utmost respect
  • Communicates effectively, courteous and demonstrates a caring attitude with patients, families, team members and insurance carrier representatives at all times
  • Provides courteous, knowledgeable and timely service to co-workers
  • Updates Centricity with new insurance and/or demographic information as needed
  • Researches and answer co-worker and/or patient questions and provide follow-up communication within a timely manner
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA regulations and company policy
  • Any patient private health information must not be divulged on any account except to the Patient/Guarantor’s insurance carrier that needs the information in order to process the claim for payment
  • Presents a positive, professional appearance and conveys a professional demeanor in the performance of assigned duties
  • Embodies the principles of the company Mission Statement and Philosophy at all times
  • Represents the company in a positive fashion and makes all individuals feel as comfortable as possible
  • Conducts all business in a professional manner maintaining respect for individuals at all times
  • Complies with departmental and company-wide policies and procedures
  • Maintains constant awareness of potential safety hazards insuring necessary safety precautions
  • Reads and complies with established policies and procedures including Patient Account policies containing the company designations

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of Inpatient hospital coding required
  • Medicaid/Medicare experience required
  • CPC, CPC-H, CPC-A or CPC-H-A certified preferred, if not certified must obtain certification within 12 months of employment
  • Ability to abstract ICD-9-CM and CPTs from medical records required
  • Knowledge in anatomy and medical terminology required
  • Ability to meet and maintain 2.5 minutes per chart with an accuracy of 90% or greater
  • Must incorporate excellent customer service skills in dealing with personnel, physicians, peers and clients. Must express information in a clear, concise and organized manner
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Must use problem solving process in making business and personnel decisions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please email your resume to hr@fcer.com.