Job Board

Date

Job Title

Company

6/24/15 Coding, Assistant Director Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
6/19/15 Coders/Coding Quality Specialists JTS Health Partners
6/12/15 Remote Inpatient Auditing Specialist IOD Incorporated
6/12/15 Remote Inpatient Coding Consultant IOD Incorporated
6/11/15 HIM Coder Analyst III Cook Children’s
6/9/15 Senior Consultant – Coding Compliance BKD, LLP – Dallas Location
6/9/15 Coding, Assistant Director Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
6/8/15 IP Coder Health Information Alliance
6/2/15 Remote Coding or Auditing – $5,000 Sign on Bonus Available SourceHOV Lexicode Corporation
6/2/15 Coding Compliance Specialist CHRISTUS Physician Group
6/1/15 Director of Coding & Reimbursement – Texas Health Physician Group Texas Health Resources
6/1/15 Program Director of Revenue Integrity – Texas Health Physician Group Texas Health Resources
5/15/15 Health Information Coder “RHIT” Kindred Rehabilitation Hospital
5/12/15 Remote Acute Care Coder II Wise Regional Health System
5/12/15 Remote Acute Care Coder I Wise Regional Health System
5/6/15 Manager or Director of Coding and Review Services Reimbursement Management Consultants
4/24/15 Instructor – Health Information and Medical Records Technology/Technician Tarrant County College District
4/20/15 Remote Coding Specialist Reimbursement Management Consultants
4/9/15 Remote Coder United Audit Systems, Inc.
4/7/15 Full-time Remote Inpatient Coder – Work Remotely from Home Healthcare Coding and Consulting Services
4/7/15 Remote Outpatient Facility Coding Consultants – with Large Hospital Same Day Surgery Coding Experience Care Communications, Inc.
4/6/15 Outpatient Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant Care Communications, Inc.
4/6/15 Outpatient Facility and Professional Fee Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant Care Communications, Inc.
4/6/15 Inpatient Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant Care Communications, Inc.
4/6/15 Coding Manger Senior HIM Consultant Care Communications, Inc.
4/2/15 Auditor-Coding Quality / Virtual Ascension Health
4/2/15 Coding and Documentation Specialist IPC Healthcare

Coding, Assistant Director
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Introduction:

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia.

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Coding supervises staff and daily operations of the clinical coding and compliance areas, including inpatient/outpatient coding for the facility and professional services, clinical data abstraction, report writer, and HIPAA compliance.

Required Qualifications:

Associates degree in Health Information Management or related field required with a minimum of five years experience in an acute hospital coding environment to include experience with professional services, outpatient and inpatient coding. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must be certified through AHIMA in one of the following areas: Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT) and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). Experience using 3M coding and abstracting software is strongly desired.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply at www.tsrhc.org or submit resumes to tsrhhr@tsrh.org.

2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
214-559-7590


Coders/Coding Quality Specialists
JTS Health Partners

Introduction:

JTS Health Partners is a national healthcare consulting and staff augmentation firm providing HIM, Revenue Cycle, and IT services.

Job Description:

Because no two JTS clients are the same, JTS needs a variety of coders including full and part time, remote and onsite, and coding abilities that range from the easiest outpatient coding to the most challenging inpatient coding.

Those coders who wish can settle into a particular type of coding they enjoy.

Others can enhance their existing skill set with new encounter types and clients, and new roles and responsibilities. Some coders may become engagement or project leads or coding quality specialists, for example.

Those willing to travel may have even more opportunity for personal and professional growth. Such growth opportunities may extend beyond coding, and will likely provide the coder with an opportunity to see the country at the employer or client’s expense.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current coding credentials

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coding
  • Substantial ICD 10 training
  • Ability to travel
  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree

Compensation/Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits package. In some cases, a sign on bonus is available.

Right now, there’s an opportunity to code particularly challenging inpatient and same day surgery cases onsite for a client in the South, rotating two weeks on, followed by a third week at home or in ocean side housing provided by JTS.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

If you would like to learn more or apply, call Gwen Hughes at 406 587-5361 or send your resume to ghughes@jtshealthpartners.com.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Remote Inpatient Auditing Specialist
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 1,800 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 a Remote Auditing Specialist for full-time employment

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

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:

  • $5000.00 Sign on bonus for Inpatient Coding Consultants and Inpatient Auditing Specialists who are placed level 3 accounts
  • $3000.00 Sign on bonus for Inpatient Coding Consultants who are placed on level 2 accounts
  • $5000.00 Internal referral bonus for coding experts who are placed on level 3 accounts
  • $2500.00 Internal referral bonus for coding experts who are placed on level 2 accounts
  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Free ICD-10 Training and Education
  • Free CE credits – Minimum of 12 per year
  • 144 hours of paid time off in addition to 6 paid holidays and 2 extra floating holidays
  • 4 hours of Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
  • 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:

Email your resume to codingjobs@iodincorporated.com.


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 1,500 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.

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:

  • SIGN ON BONUS – UP TO $5,000
  • 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:

Email your resume to codingjobs@iodincorporated.com.


HIM Coder Analyst III
Cook Children’s

Job Description:

Requires superior knowledge of and skill in applying International Classification of Diseases and Procedures (ICD), and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code sets and associated Medicare/Medicaid rules and guidelines. Reviews and interprets patient medical record documentation to identify pertinent diagnoses and procedures and assigns ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT 4 codes accurately and timely to the highest level of specificity based upon physician documentation for inpatient, observation and outpatient ambulatory procedures/treatment room records. Validates the coded data to one or more Diagnosis Related Groupers (DRG) validates the Present on Admission (POA) indicators for accuracy and identifies and reports hospital acquired conditions (HACs). Primarily codes more complex and difficult inpatient medical records. Identifies and abstracts specified information from the patient medical record and enters data into the medical record abstract data base system for billing and use in all types of CCHCS reporting. Performs extended length of stay coding for interim cycle billing. May perform and facilitate concurrent inpatient coding in order to establish a working DRG and reviews for documentation opportunities and queries with CDIS to clarify confusing, incomplete or conflicting information and obtain any needed additional documentation in real time. Assists with coding outpatient surgery, observation outpatient ancillary clinic, specialty clinic and emergency room record visits as necessary. Minimum expected accuracy rate for all coding & DRG assignments is 95% or above. Communicates with physicians and other providers regarding documentation requirements and collaborates with Clinical Documentation Specialists on patient cases regarding documentation needs and requirements, and coding and DRG assignment accuracy. Maintains current knowledge of coding, DRG and documentation changes, rules and guidelines.

Required Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS with two (2) year minimum current full-time current and continuous ICD-9-CM hospital inpatient medical record prospective payment, observation and outpatient surgery coding experience with DRG assignment and CPT-4 outpatient coding and abstracting experience required.
  • Pediatric coding experience highly desired.
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS training completed and proficient by July 1, 2014 required.
  • Technically competent and fluent knowledge in navigation of electronic medical record applications, automated encoders, and other software applications and hardware required for job role required.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Excel and Word highly desired.
  • Ability to work well independently and productively with minimal guidance and without direct supervision.
  • Must be highly detail oriented, have the ability to remain focused with good organization, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Goal oriented, flexible and energetic.
  • Demonstrates superior coding skills, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to solve problems appropriately using job knowledge and current policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated coding knowledge and proficiency is required through on-site evaluation prior to hire.
  • Required to provide current American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) continuing education certification records.

*Remote opportunities available within the state of Texas

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply online at www.cookchildrens.org and navigate to the Careers Page. Please search for the “HIM Coder Analyst III” position and apply from there.


Senior Consultant – Coding Compliance
BKD, LLP – Dallas Location

Introduction:

Take your career to the next level at a national CPA and advisory firm. At BKD, we offer the resources you need to go as far as your talent will take you. Build your skills focusing on specific industries and service areas while delivering unmatched client service to high-profile companies and hospital organizations. Take a closer look at BKD, a stable, growing firm that offers you competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.

Experience the BKD difference for yourself. Work with great people and experience rewarding career opportunities. Our approximately 2,250 CPAs, advisors and dedicated staff are based in 34 offices that serve clients in 50 states and internationally.

Job Description:

The Senior Consultant is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the financial and clinical documentation processes associated with the revenue cycle within the hospital setting. The Senior Consultant will perform audits for clients to ensure compliant billing, identify lost charges for Medicare and third-party payer compliance. The position assists clients in reimbursement and analysis for financial outcomes affecting all areas of hospital charge capture. Performs coding and billing audits using specific guidelines and Federal Standards based on financial and clinical documentation.

  • Communicates and educates clients on coding and billing compliance, regulatory updates as well as specific documentation requirements
  • Prepares Power Point presentations and/or training materials for client presentations and education as needed
  • Conducts concurrent charge capture audits on a sample basis for all revenue producing departments
  • Maintains technical proficiency and remains current with the advancements and trends in billing and coding compliance
  • Interprets Medicare billing edits
  • Performs hospital charge description master (CDM) reviews
  • Compiles audit review elements into a working spreadsheet and or written narrative for client leadership

Required Qualifications:

Health Information Management degree with current registration from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), such as RHIA or RHIT. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS training required. Registered Nurse with current Texas licensure and AHIMA CCS credential would be considered.

  • Knowledge of computer applications in health care, including EMR and order entry systems
  • Experience and knowledge of all aspects of diagnostic and procedure coding and Medicare reimbursement including ICD-9-CM and CPT
    coding, APCs, MS-DRGs and APR-DRGs encoding and grouping methodologies
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in health care revenue cycle across the continuum of care
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • MS and Excel Office skills
  • Ability to travel approximately 35% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

CCS, preferred. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS training certification preferred. Physician-based auditing and billing experience a plus.

Education Qualifications:

Health Information Management degree with current registration from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), such as RHIA or RHIT. Registered Nurse with current Texas licensure and AHIMA CCS credential would be considered

Compensation/Benefits:

BKD offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. No agencies please. Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity employer with policies designed to ensure equal opportunities in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, training and development without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion or creed, disability, national origin or any other protected status.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Submit resumes to Tiffanie Strom at tstrom@bkd.com.


Coding, Assistant Director
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Introduction:

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia.

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Coding supervises staff and daily operations of the clinical coding and compliance areas, including inpatient/outpatient coding for the facility and professional services, clinical data abstraction, report writer, and HIPAA compliance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Health Information Management or related field required with a minimum of five years experience in an acute hospital coding environment to include experience with professional services, outpatient and inpatient coding
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be certified through AHIMA in one of the following areas: Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT) and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • Experience using 3M coding and abstracting software is strongly desired

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply at www.tsrhc.org or submit resumes to tsrhhr@tsrh.org.

2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219


IP Coder
Health Information Alliance

Introduction:

Health Information Alliance has become one of the most successful and leading health care companies in the world of HIM for 20+ years. As the company keeps growing, Health Information Alliance is always looking to hire new staff especially in the field of coding.

If you are looking to work remotely as an acute care IP coder please feel free to submit your resume. Competitive Reimbursement & Flex Schedules & yes you can work PRN if you like!!

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of IP coding experience
  • Must have a CCS Accredited by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Must be able to complete and pass the company coding exam by at least 95%
  • Equipped to work remotely
  • Detailed orientated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please send resumes to John.Hamm@HIA-Corp.com.

www.HIA-Corp.com

 


Remote Coding or Auditing – $5,000 Sign on Bonus Available
SourceHOV Lexicode Corporation

Job Description:

LexiCode has several full-time coding and auditing positions working from home.

Many record type specialty positions open!

Inpatient
Outpatient Surgery
ED / Physician E&M
Ancillary
DRG Auditor
ICD-10 Auditor

Required Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, or CPC-H credential and a minimum of 1 -5 years of experience is required, depending on the position.

Compensation/Benefits:

LexiCode Offers:

  • Excellent compensation
  • Generous productivity incentive plan for remote coders
  • Flexible schedules
  • Computer with dual monitors
  • 3M Encoder with full coding and CDI references, and coding books
  • Referral bonuses
  • Full-time work guarantee
  • Multiple clients available
  • No downtime
  • Continuing education, including ICD-10
  • Insurance benefits include; health, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • 15 PTO days and 8 paid holidays
  • Free CE’s and CE reimbursement
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Healthcare spending and dependent daycare accounts

Instructions for Resume Submission:

APPLY TODAY! Submit your resume to: www.LexiCode.jobs


Coding Compliance Specialist
CHRISTUS Physician Group

Introduction:

An exciting opportunity to work for CHRISTUS Physician Group as a Coding Compliance Specialist for Lousiana/ Beaumont Region is available for a motivated and experienced coder/coding auditor. Qualified candidates living in Beaumont, Tyler, or Texarkana are encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

Coding Compliance Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing ongoing coding training and auditing of medical records to ensure compliance with CMS’s coding and documentation guidelines; providing education and auditing related to the coding and documentation of medical records within the physician practice; providing assessment and tracking of documentation compliance and improvement and monitoring the need for process enhancements or changes. Must also have a focus on regulatory and billing requirements. Should be able to perform audits independently and participate in performance improvement. May be assigned to variable work areas throughout the system.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist physicians and other members of the medical and clinical staff by providing information and direction; regarding compliant coding (CPT, HCPCS AND ICD-9/ICD-10), documentation and other reimbursement issues
  • Applies knowledge of ethical coding principles and rules (CPT, ICD-9/ICD-10, HCPCS, government payer), meaningful use, and revenue cycle activities to evaluate coding compliance through coding reviews of professional services.Analyze patient records through periodic audits as outlined in the CPN compliance plan, to assure compliance with regulatory requirements and standards
  • Review and analyze audit findings and develop audit reports to providers, Managers and Compliance Director.
  • Prepares statistical and/or annual coding accuracy reports
  • Facilitates with departments and providers the development of corrective action plans involving coding topics when areas of opportunity are identified
  • Tracks and reports on billing compliance audits and compliance educational activities
  • Schedule one on one time with medical staff
  • Provides consultation and develops methods, training material and strategies to engage provides and staff that leads to positive improvements in compliant billing, documentation, and ethical behaviors
  • Meet with providers and staff to provide documentation and coding information, instruction and feedback related to audit results
  • Provide annual and on-going billing compliance education to providers and staff.practices as assigned
  • Responsible for being the billing compliance point of contact for assigned CPG Regions
  • Accurately conduct risk based audits and/or investigations as assigned by Supervisor and provide timely and accurate reports of findings
  • Compare internal audit results with benchmarks, assuring documentation and coding meet or exceed requirements
  • Receives, develops, coordinates and/or oversees government audit activity (e.g., MAC, MIC, RAC, CERT)
  • Keep abreast of CMS and Medicaid (applicable state) coding and documentation guideline/requirement updates and provides education to medical, clinical and revenue staff as needed
  • Create a formal communication process with medical, clinical and revenue staff regarding identified coding inaccuracy
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of practice policies and procedures related to, but not limited to, billing coding standards
  • Maintain certification through appropriate organization(s)
  • Maintain appropriate level of knowledge of revenue cycle process as well as the practice management software and electronic medical record by continuous training and education
  • Retrieves and compiles data for reports as directed
  • Supports the flexible needs of the department
  • Supports the department in achieving established performance targets and completes required training as needed
  • Maintains the team discipline of following all elements of established standard processes (work management, tools, SOPs) and works to maintain an efficient clean and orderly workplace
  • Provides billing compliance training and mentoring to new employees as needed
  • Follows the CHRISTUS Health guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission
  • Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Provider Network’s cultural diversity objectives
  • Supports and adheres to CPN Service Guarantee
  • Performs other related work as required

Required Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum of three years experience in CPT, HCPCS and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding required
  • Prefer coding audit experience in a multi-specialty physician office setting

Education Qualifications:

Education/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information or related field preferred or equivalent education and experience

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

  • Certification in coding through a recognized coding organization, i.e., the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or the American Academy of Professional Coders

* ICD-10 proficiency earned or must be obtained within one year of hire.

Compensation/Benefits:

Negotiable

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit application via www.christusjobs.org or email resumes directly to amy.langner@christushealth.org.


Director of Coding & Reimbursement – Texas Health Physician Group
Texas Health Resources

Introduction:

Texas Health Organization for Physicians (THOP) is Texas Health Resources’ 501(a) not-for-profit health corporation offering employment opportunities for administration staff that service providers of Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG). THOP provides services for member physicians that help them get back to what they do best — practice medicine. From an affordable electronic medical record to comprehensive practice support services and group purchasing power, physicians and their patients benefit from being a part of THPG.

Job Description:

THPG’s primary care and specialist network represents 59 medical specialties, in addition to offering sleep lab services, infusion services and diagnostic imaging. Our nearly 300 locations cover 6,429 square miles in 11 North Texas counties. Patients benefit from improved safety, better outcomes and increased efficiencies that can happen when all parts of the health care system work in close collaboration. THPG enhances Texas Health’s ability to serve patients throughout the lifetime of their changing medical needs and requirements. THPG aligns closely with all types of physicians to offer prevention and wellness programs, acute care, long-term and hospice care. It is an integral part of Texas Health’s strategy to become an integrated provider and coordinator of care and transform the delivery of health care in North Texas.

Texas Health Organization for Physicians, the operational arm of the Texas Health Physician’s Group, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Texas Health Resources is looking for a Director of Coding and Reimbursement Services. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the coding and reimbursement function for the physician group. They will have 3 managers that will report up to them in this function.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, organize and implement physician group-wide centralized coding and reimbursement function for efficient and effective operations of cost center
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and standards that direct coding and reimbursement operations
  • Develop and monitor coding and reimbursement service performance metrics through dashboards, productivity standards and benchmarking against peer organizations
  • Identify and utilize processes and resources that support optimal delivery of accurate data and information to leadership and staff
  • Oversee the effectiveness of coding recruitment and retention program, taking action as necessary to provide an adequate level of qualified staff
  • Promote professional growth, development and accountability in staff and colleagues
  • Track and evaluate staff performance and individual development, holding staff accountable for achieving performance expectations
  • Coach and mentor subordinate staff in order to improve performance and expand responsibilities
  • Develop and support shared decision-making to develop teamwork and team goal accomplishments
  • Direct and manage THPG coding and reimbursement staff leveraging coding expertise to benefit all THPG Entities in an environment that affords development and career advancement opportunities for coding staff.
  • Prepare annual operating and capital budgets for coding and reimbursement department
  • Manage approved budget and adjust strategies as needed to meet budgeting expectations
  • Advocate for appropriate fiscal and human resources to accomplish work/goals for the department and organization
  • Manage revenue cycle and denial management activities across THPG
  • Researches new industry technologies that improve efficiencies and provide cost savings
  • Develop and implement effective and efficient pre-bill process to address THPG quality initiatives such as high risk coding areas and reimbursement issues
  • Develop and implement quality coding and reimbursement metrics
  • Identify and develop key performance indicators for overall coding and charging accuracy and productivity across assigned employee base
  • Use benchmark data from external and internal sources to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate systems that improve organizational performance
  • Participate in the identification, design and implementation of revenue improvement initiatives across THPG
  • Effective collaboration with THPG VP and other Directors responsible for reimbursement functions to build a highly functioning team organization-wide
  • Leverages relationships and opportunities to work across the organization to maximize individual and organizational performance
  • Promote professional image in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behaviors
  • Promote understanding and effective use of organization management theories and research
  • Establish collegial relationships with key stakeholders
  • Engage in self-performance appraisal on regular basis, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional/practice development

Required Qualifications:

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related healthcare degree is required
  • Master’s degree is preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • At least 7 years of leadership experience in coding and reimbursement for large outpatient physician groups or healthcare system with a full range of services that includes outpatients and clinics is required
  • At least 5 years of experience in physician based coding (may be concurrent to above)
  • At least 4 years of managerial experience within a physician billing setting (may be concurrent to above)

CERTIFICATIONS

  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS is required

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/vp29xn6


Program Director of Revenue Integrity – Texas Health Physician Group
Texas Health Resources

Introduction:

Texas Health Organization for Physicians (THOP) is Texas Health Resources’ 501(a) not-for-profit health corporation offering employment opportunities for administration staff that service providers of Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG). THOP provides services for member physicians that help them get back to what they do best — practice medicine. From an affordable electronic medical record to comprehensive practice support services and group purchasing power, physicians and their patients benefit from being a part of THPG.

Job Description:

THPG’s primary care and specialist network represents 59 medical specialties, in addition to offering sleep lab services, infusion services and diagnostic imaging. Our nearly 300 locations cover 6,429 square miles in 11 North Texas counties. Patients benefit from improved safety, better outcomes and increased efficiencies that can happen when all parts of the health care system work in close collaboration. THPG enhances Texas Health’s ability to serve patients throughout the lifetime of their changing medical needs and requirements. THPG aligns closely with all types of physicians to offer prevention and wellness programs, acute care, long-term and hospice care. It is an integral part of Texas Health’s strategy to become an integrated provider and coordinator of care and transform the delivery of health care in North Texas.

Texas Health Organization for Physicians, the operational arm of the Texas Health Physician’s Group, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Texas Health Resources is looking for a Program Director over Revenue Integrity. This individual will be responsible for overseeing process improvement initiatives across the revenue cycle, including in billing, coding, and reimbursement.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate process improvement initiatives: utilize data and observations to implement initiatives across revenue cycle operations (charge, coding, denials, etc.) to improve performance and drive additional revenue
  • Coordinate, standardize and implement performance monitoring processes, systems and tools: implement/ revise processes, develop KPIs and monitoring mechanisms, and assess the need to integrate new tools/software to improve operations and capture new revenue
  • Oversee fee schedule maintenance and interact with contracting: manage fee schedule pricing and change management. Provide direction to assess professional charging, patient care documentation and conduct monthly audits to provide targeted education
  • Track and evaluate staff performance: ensure staff are performing at expected level and hold department accountable for achieving goals

Required Qualifications:

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and/or Finance is required
  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Healthcare Administration is preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • At least ten (10) years of experience in healthcare finance, revenue cycle management, and/or practice operations is required
  • At least five (5) years of experience in a leadership role is required. May be concurrent to above.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to review, analyze and interpret Revenue Cycle metrics, key performance indicators, billing guidelines, including state and federal regulations;
  • Solid understanding of multiple reimbursement systems including IPPS, OPPS, and fee schedule;
  • Working knowledge of multiple healthcare applications, including but not limited to Epic, GE Centricity (flowcast), Mosaiq, Allscripts, and Revenue Cycle bolt-on reporting tools;
  • Knowledgeable of accurate sources for updating all applicable code sets (CPT/HCPCS/ ICD-9, etc.) inclusive of associated edits such as NCCI;
  • Proven ability to manage revenue cycle and denial management activities;
  • Knowledgeable of coding and electronic medical record system workflow;
  • Knowledgeable of CMS and Joint Commission medical record documentation requirements including ICD-9/ICD-10, CPT and APC Coding guidelines;
  • Understanding of 3rd party payer requirements and federal and state guidelines and regulations pertaining to coding and billing practices;

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/948qypz


Health Information Coder “RHIT”
Kindred Rehabilitation Hospital

Introduction:

Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital is hiring a Health Information Coder “RHIT” Job #: 229783

Job Description:

Responsible for assisting the HIM Manger in coding, planning, developing and maintaining the Health Information Services department of the hospital in accordance with state and federal guidelines, accreditation standards as well as hospital policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • RHIT (or eligible) or RHIA (or eligible) or Coding Certification by nationally recognized organization
  • Prefer hospital HIM Department and coding experience

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To apply, please visit http://rehabcarejobs.com/ and search desired job number or contact Michelle Foster at (504) 762-5151 or michelle.foster@kindred.com.


Remote Acute Care Coder II
Wise Regional Health System

Introduction:

Full time Acute Care Remote Coder, credentialed, Texas resident, able to code inpatient and outpatient.

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Identifies, reviews, and assigns standard ICD-9-CM/ICD-10/CM codes, and abstracts clinical information all patient types for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulations and other agencies utilizing established coding principles and protocols.

Clarifies discrepancies in complex documentation and coding; Assures accuracy and timeliness of code assignments required to expedite the billing process and to facilitate data retrieval for physician access and ongoing patient care. Append codes using clinical notes, radiology repots, laboratory reports, specialty forms etc. Maintains knowledge and skills; reads current coding resources, clinical information, etc. Adhere to policies and procedures in relation to coding and abstracting. Meets or exceed productivity and quality standards and established department benchmarks. Other duties as assigned.

REPORT RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reports to the Coding Supervisor
  • Works with the Coding Auditor
  • Position is remote/onsite depending on geographical residence.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred
  • Current AHIMA or AAPC credential. CCS or RHIT preferred.
  • If Coder is working on obtaining credential, this will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Credential must be obtained within six (6) months from the date of hire.
  • Previous inpatient/coding experienced preferred.
  • ICD-10 education preferred

Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire.

Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Regional policy

Education Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred
  • Current AHIMA or AAPC credential. CCS or RHIT preferred.

Compensation/Benefits:

Full time benefit package available after application submission and hire.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply online: www.wiseregional.com/careers

No faxes or phone calls, please.

EOE


Remote Acute Care Coder I
Wise Regional Health System

Introduction:

Remote Acute Care Coder with previous inpatient/outpatient hospital coding experience.

AHIMA credentials preferred (CCS or RHIT)

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies, reviews, and assigns standard ICD-9-CM/ICD-10/CM codes, and abstracts clinical information all patient types for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulations and other agencies utilizing established coding principles and protocols.
  • Clarifies discrepancies in documentation and coding. Assures accuracy and timeliness of code assignments required to expedite the billing process and to facilitate data retrieval for physician access and ongoing patient care. Append codes using clinical notes, radiology repots, laboratory reports, specialty forms etc. Maintains knowledge and skills; reads current coding resources, clinical information, etc. Adhere to policies and procedures in relation to coding and abstracting. Meets or exceed productivity and quality standards and established department benchmarks. Other duties as assigned.

REPORT RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reports to the Coding Supervisor
  • Works with the Coding Auditor
  • Position is remote/onsite depending on geographical residence

Required Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred
  • Current AHIMA or AAPC credential. CCS or RHIT preferred
  • If Coder is working on obtaining credential, this will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Credential must be obtained within six (6) months from the date of hire.
  • Previous inpatient/coding experienced preferred
  • ICD-10 Training preferred

Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire.

Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Regional policy.

Education Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred
  • Current AHIMA or AAPC credential. CCS or RHIT preferred.

Compensation/Benefits:

Full time benefit package available on application submission and hire.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply online: www.wiseregional.com/careers

No faxes or phone calls, please. EOE


Manager or Director of Coding and Review Services
Reimbursement Management Consultants

Introduction:

RMC is seeking amazing people to join our Executive Team! We are looking for a dynamic Manager of Coding Services and a Director of Coding and Review Services.

Job Description:

The first position is the Manager of Coding Services and will supervise and oversees the activities of all associates at the assigned facility while maintaining client satisfaction.

The following and the key functions and responsibilities of Manager:

  • Interviewing of applicants
  • Coaching and counseling employees on assigned project to increase efficiency and accuracy
  • Evaluating staff quality/productivity
  • Performing client and staff audits as assigned
  • Scheduling for assigned project, etc.

Requirements:

  • Current AHIMA certification required – RHIT, RHIA, or CCS
  • Experience and education in ICD-10 preferred
  • Associate’s degree in Health Information Management is preferred and five years’ experience in coding is required
  • Both must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and general computer skills

The second position is for the Director of Coding Services. In this position, this individual will supervise and oversee activities of all hospital coding and review services, while maintaining client satisfaction.

Functions and responsibilities of Director:

  • Assuring overall quality and accuracy of all hospital coding support and review services
  • Communicating with clients regularly to assure satisfaction with RMC services
  • Assisting in business development as needed
  • Assisting in interviewing, hiring, and training new staff
  • Coaching staff to improve quality and efficiency
  • Performing staff and client audits as assigned; performing exit interviews and education with clients
  • ICD-10 readiness of staff is a key responsibility and individual must be proficient at ICD-10-CM/PCS
  • Contributing to RMC staff education, etc.

Requirements:

  • Current AHIMA certification required – RHIT, RHIA, with CCS desired as well
  • Experience in ICD-10 required
  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in HIM with Master’s degree desired. Additionally ten+ years’ experience in hospital coding and and HIM or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Train the Trainer certification, direct work experience in ICD-10, and expertise in presentation of coding education are required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and general computer skills
  • These positions are primarily remote but minimal travel is involved. Travel will be 1-3x/year for Managers, and slightly more for Directors. RMC does not require applicants to live in Oregon. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including PTO, bonuses, medical/dental, etc., and a friendly professional work environment!

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please send resume to Kacy Ochoa at kochoa@rmcinc.org, or visit rmcinc.org/opportunities for more information.


Instructor – Health Information and Medical Records Technology/Technician
Tarrant County College District

Job Description:

Tarrant County College District Instructor – Health Information and Medical Records Technology/Technician

Job Summary

To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of College as assigned by designated supervisor
  • Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area
  • Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
  • Prepares and delivers instruction to students
  • Actively pursues and participates in professional development activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and knowledge of learning
  • Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
  • Prepares assignments
  • May compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
  • Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
  • Maintains student attendance records
  • Evaluates student performance and learning
  • Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students
  • Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
  • Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
  • Participates in TCC’s institutional effectiveness program including the preparation and assessment of students
  • Accepts and participates in the necessary training to offer courses via varied delivery methods such as eLearning
  • Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses
  • Accepts and participates in the service mission of the college
  • May conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals
  • Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations
  • Serves on campus and District committees
  • Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as community outreach, support of student registration and student retention activities
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) LearnCenter and Faculty Academy
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

Required Qualifications:

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Associate’s degree or higher in a health care field with appropriate licensure, certification, or registration
  • RHIT and/or RHIA certification
  • 3 years non-teaching work experience

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/608867

Tarrant County College is an Equal Opportunity/equal access institution.

 


Remote Coding Specialist
Reimbursement Management Consultants

Introduction:

AT RMC we LOVE our staff! We offer a great opportunity for the right person. RMC is comitted 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.

Job Description:

We are looking for hospital coding specialists of all types (ER, ASU, IP). Additionally, we have one position open for an advanced IP coder, for which a sign on bonus may be offered.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of hospital coding experience; more preferred (8-10 required for sign on bonus)
  • Prior experience in a level 1 or 2 trauma center, teaching hospital, or similar preferred (Required for sign on bonus)
  • Current AHIMA credentials (CCS, RHIT, or RHIA)
  • Maintain 95% accuracy rate
  • Pass RMC’s coding test
  • Professional, computer savvy, and friendly!

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit resume to Kacy Ochoa at kochoa@rmcinc.org, or visit rmcinc.org for more information.


Remote Coder
United Audit Systems, Inc.

Introduction:

Elevate your expertise! Join UASI today and work with the top ICD-10 and HIM experts in the industry. The remote coding positions at UASI allow HIM professionals to have the best of both worlds: a challenging opportunity to utilize and enhance current coding skills and the convenience of working from home.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking experienced inpatient and outpatient coding specialists to perform accurate code assignments while working remotely from a home office. The ideal candidate will be flexible, detail-oriented, have the ability to work independently, quality conscious and be able to adapt well to change.

Required Qualifications:

Additional qualifications include:

  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS
  • A minimum of three years recent coding experience in an acute care setting
  • The ability to provide a secure work environment is a must

Compensation/Benefits:

UASI is dedicated to providing employees with the tools needed for professional growth and to ensure a successful transition to ICD-10. We also recognize that HIM professionals are our greatest asset and in return for your talents, we offer a dynamic work environment, career growth and development, strong leadership and competitive salaries.

Additional benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Short/long-term disability, PTO, 401(K), referral bonuses and flexible schedules
  • Training opportunities, yearly educational allowances and continuing education programs as well as our ICD-10 training program
  • UASI’s unique approach to employee appreciation which include: birthday recognition, holiday gift selections, years of service awards and quality bonus programs

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To find out how you can join our team of professionals, give us a call at 800.526.0594 or send an e-mail to HR@uasisolutions.com or visit: www.uasisolutions.com.

UASI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Full-time Remote Inpatient Coder – Work Remotely from Home
Healthcare Coding and Consulting Services

Introduction:

HCCS understands the day to day challenges a HIM department faces, from chart accuracy to timely billing and precise clinical documentation to supporting a steady revenue cycle. All of these challenges are difficult to overcome without the help of highly trained and experienced HIM professionals. That is why HCCS searches high and low to find the industry’s best HIM professionals to join our elite team. Having an experienced and well trained team allows HCCS the ability to offer our healthcare partners superior HIM consulting and unparalleled health information management (HIM) and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) services, all while fulfilling our highest mission of being a trusted, dependable and unified extension of our partners HIM teams.

HCCS – HIM Services, a subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, serves a wide variety of clients throughout the United States; from Critical Access Hospitals to the largest Level 1 Trauma Centers. Regardless of size HCCS has been partnering with healthcare providers since 2006. HCCS is headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida where all administrative responsibilities are housed. Our Coders and HIM Professionals are all AHIMA, AAPC, or CDI certified and have a minimum of 3 years industry experience; all Coders are US-based working remotely throughout the continental United States.

Job Description:

We currently have several openings for experienced, certified, and remote Inpatient Coders. A minimum of 3 years prior coding experience is required along with an industry coding certification from an accredited organization like AHIMA, AAPC, or CDI.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current coding certification
  • 3 years of experience in Inpatient Coding
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to work from home in a quiet space
  • Access to high speed internet
  • Successful completion of the HCCS online assessment test
  • Remote experience a plus

Compensation/Benefits:

We offer our professionals numerous benefits, below are just a few of the great benefits our people enjoy.

  • Competitive Salaried Pay
  • Health Benefits
  • 401K
  • PTO
  • CEUs and ICD-10 Training
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Computer equipment after 30 days

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Submit your current resume to jobs@hccscoding.com.


Remote Outpatient Facility Coding Consultants – with Large Hospital Same Day Surgery Coding Experience
Care Communications, Inc.

Introduction:

A nationally recognized health information and data management consulting company, Care Communications, Inc. has been recognized as one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in the country and a seven-time Elite Winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.

Visit us at the June TXHIMA Annual Meeting at Booth #131!

Job Description:

Care Communications, Inc. is looking for an Outpatient Facility Coder to add to our Coding Team! This full-time opportunity allows you to work as a remote coder from the comfort of your own home. Through CARE, you will be able to code same day surgery, ancillary, and emergency room charts for facilities all across the country. At Care Communications, we highly value work/life balance; you will be able to maintain a flexible schedule with this 100% remote position.

Required Qualifications:

  • AHIMA certified credentials (RHIA, RHIT or CCS)
  • A minimum of 3 years acute care experience using ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS
  • Must have experience with same day surgery, observation, ancillary, and emergency room coding
  • Must have large facility coding experience
  • Inpatient coding experience preferred
  • Knowledge of reimbursement system APC
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive earnings and benefits package
  • Variety of prestigious and diverse clients
  • State-of-the-art computer equipment provided by CARE, shipped to your home
  • Being part of the CARE family
  • Collegial support systems; internal mentoring and coaching
  • Flexible Schedules — a balance between work and home
  • CARE’s responsive Information Technology support team available to you days, evenings, and weekends
  • CARE partners with an educational software program that has the ability to meet all of your AHIMA and AAPC CE needs
  • A generous continuing education allowance
  • The opportunity to earn additional income through our Employee Referral and Client Referral Programs

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Qualified and like to learn more? Contact us!

Barbara Black
Care Communications, Inc.
205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL. 60606
Fax: 312-229-7277
Email: hr@care-communications.com

Visit our website: www.carecommunications.com

Please reference this ad with your resume. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Outpatient Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant
Care Communications, Inc.

Introduction:

A nationally recognized health information and data management consulting company, Care Communications has been recognized as one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in the country and a seven-time Elite Winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.

Visit us at the upcoming TXHIMA Annual Meeting in June – Booth #131!

Job Description:

Care Communications, Inc. is looking for an Outpatient Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant to add to our Data Quality and Coding Compliance Business Unit. As an Outpatient Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant, you will provide coding data quality reviews and training for outpatient services in a variety of hospitals and alternative care settings throughout the United States. These reviews may include professional fee, E/M, and ACS.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of coding experience using ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding systems
  • E/M Facility and professional fee experience, along with same day surgery (ASC) ICD-9-CM/CPT coding experience preferred
  • Knowledge of outpatient surgical reimbursement system APC
  • Minimum of 3-5 years outpatient auditing experience
  • Previous coding training experience
  • Educational background/experience required
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Management experience is a plus

Education Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS credentials

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive earnings and benefits package
  • Variety of prestigious and diverse client locations
  • State-of-the-art computer equipment provided by CARE, shipped to your home
  • Being part of the CARE family
  • Collegial support systems; internal mentoring and coaching
  • Flexible schedules — a balance between travel and home
  • CARE’s responsive Information Technology support team available to you days, evenings, and weekends
  • All travel arrangements are made for you by our Internal Scheduling Coordinator, saving you time and energy
  • CARE partners with an educational software program that has the ability to meet all of your AHIMA and AAPC CE needs
  • A generous continuing education allowance
  • The opportunity to earn additional income through our Employee Referral and Client Referral Programs
  • Air miles/Hotel points
  • Corporate credit card

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Qualified and like to learn more? Contact us!

Barbara Black
Care Communications, Inc.
205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL. 60606
Fax: 312-229-7277
Email: hr@care-communications.com

Visit our website: www.carecommunications.com

Please reference this ad with your resume. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Outpatient Facility and Professional Fee Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant
Care Communications, Inc.

Introduction:

A nationally recognized health information and data management consulting company, Care Communications has been recognized as one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in the country and a seven-time Elite Winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.

We’d love to meet you! Come visit our booth (#131) at the upcoming June TXHIMA Annual Meeting!

Job Description:

Care Communications, Inc. is looking for an Outpatient Facility and Professional Fee Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant to add to our Data Quality and Coding Compliance Business Unit. As a Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant, you will provide coding data quality reviews and training for outpatient services in a variety of hospitals and alternative care settings throughout the United States. All qualified applicants must have experience with both professional fee and outpatient facility coding and auditing.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of coding experience using ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding systems
  • E/M Facility and professional fee experience, along with same day surgery (ASC) ICD-9-CM/CPT coding experience preferred
  • Knowledge of outpatient surgical reimbursement system APC
  • Minimum of 3-5 years outpatient auditing experience
  • Previous coding training experience
  • Educational background/experience required
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Management experience is a plus

Education Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS credentials

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive earnings and benefits package
  • Variety of prestigious and diverse client locations
  • State-of-the-art computer equipment provided by CARE, shipped to your home
  • Collegial support systems; internal mentoring and coaching
  • Flexible schedules — a balance between travel and home
  • CARE’s responsive Information Technology support team available to you days, evenings, and weekends
  • All travel arrangements are made for you by our Internal Scheduling Coordinator, saving you time and energy
  • CARE partners with an educational software program that has the ability to meet all of your AHIMA and AAPC CE needs
  • A generous continuing education allowance
  • The opportunity to earn additional income through our Employee Referral and Client Referral Programs
  • Air miles/Hotel points
  • Corporate credit card

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Qualified and like to learn more? Contact us!

Barbara Black
Care Communications, Inc.
205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL. 60606
Fax: 312-229-7277
Email: hr@care-communications.com

Visit our website: www.carecommunications.com

Please reference this ad with your resume. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Inpatient Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant
Care Communications, Inc.

Introduction:

A nationally recognized health information and data management consulting company, Care Communications, Inc. has been recognized as one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in the country and a seven-time Elite Winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.

Meet us at the upcoming TXHIMA Annual Meeting – Booth #131.

Job Description:

Care Communications, Inc. is looking for an Inpatient Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant to add to our Data Quality and Coding Compliance business unit. As a Coding Quality Review and Education Consultant, you will provide coding data quality reviews and training in a variety of hospitals, including large university hospitals and other facilities.

Required Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS credentials
  • Minimum of 8 years inpatient coding experience at a university hospital
  • Knowledge of Reimbursement System MSDRG
  • Minimum of 3-5 year inpatient auditing experience at a university hospital
  • Previous coding training experience
  • Educational background/experience required
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Management experience is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Outpatient Surgical Coding and Reimbursement System APC, also a plus

Education Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS credentials

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive earnings and benefits package
  • Variety of prestigious and diverse client locations
  • State-of-the-art computer equipment provided by CARE, shipped to your home
  • Being part of the CARE family
  • Collegial support systems; internal mentoring and coaching
  • Flexible schedules — a balance between travel and home
  • CARE’s responsive Information Technology support team available to you days, evenings, and weekends
  • All travel arrangements are made for you by our Internal Scheduling Coordinator, saving you time and energy
  • CARE partners with an educational software program that has the ability to meet all of your AHIMA and AAPC CE needs
  • A generous continuing education allowance
  • The opportunity to earn additional income through our Employee Referral and Client Referral Programs
  • Travel pay
  • Air miles/Hotel points
  • Corporate credit card

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Qualified and like to learn more? Contact us!

Barbara Black
Care Communications, Inc.
205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL. 60606
Fax: 312-229-7277
Email: hr@care-communications.com

Visit our website: www.carecommunications.com

Please reference this ad with your resume. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Coding Manger Senior HIM Consultant
Care Communications, Inc.

Introduction:

A nationally recognized health information and data management consulting company, Care Communications has been recognized as one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in the country and a seven-time Elite Winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.

Visit us at the upcoming TXHIMA Annual Meeting in June, Booth # 131!

Job Description:

Care Communications, Inc. is looking for a Coding Manager Senior HIM Consultant to add to our Data Quality and Coding Compliance Services Business Unit. As a Senior HIM Consultant you will provide HIM support by managing projects that may include operational reviews, gap assessments, and implementation of new systems or by filling interim roles such as Coding Manager. Join the leaders in Change Management to help healthcare organizations meet or exceed industry standards!

Required Qualifications:

SKILLS, ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE:

  • Experience with day-to-day management of HIM coding operations, including best practices for HIM coding operational workflows
  • Previous inpatient and/or outpatient coding experience using ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding systems
  • Knowledge of Reimbursement Systems MSDRG and/or APC
  • Knowledge of or experience in project management
  • Previous consulting experience and/or workflow design expertise preferred
  • Practiced technical or business writing skills
  • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with computer technology and automated system designs for HIM. Computer knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated adaptability
  • Able to work independently addressing objectives without supervision
  • Able to handle and resolve issues/objections diplomatically and respectfully
  • Ability to travel

EXPERIENCE:

Eight (8) years of management experience including responsibilities related to management of health information management, coding, compliance, and revenue integrity, and/or documentation improvement.

Education Qualifications:

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • Health information management professional credentials through AHIMA: RHIA or RHIT, with CCS or CCS-P

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive earnings and benefits package
  • Variety of prestigious and diverse client locations
  • State-of-the-art computer equipment provided by CARE, shipped to your home
  • Being part of the CARE family
  • Collegial support systems; internal mentoring and coaching
  • Flexible schedules — a balance between travel and home
  • CARE’s responsive Information Technology support team available to you days, evenings, and weekends
  • CARE partners with an educational software program that has the ability to meet all of your AHIMA and AAPC CE needs
  • A generous continuing education allowance
  • The opportunity to earn additional income through our Employee Referral and Client Referral Programs
  • Air miles/Hotel points
  • Corporate credit card

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Qualified and like to learn more? Contact us!

Barbara Black
Care Communications, Inc.
205 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL. 60606
Fax: 312-229-7277
Email: hr@care-communications.com

Visit our website: www.carecommunications.com

Please reference this ad with your resume. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Auditor-Coding Quality / Virtual
Ascension Health

Introduction:

Ascension Health (www.ascension.org) is a Catholic healthcare organization dedicated to the transformation of healthcare through excellent clinical care throughout the continuum of care and through innovation. Ascension is the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system, providing the highest quality care to all with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Last year Ascension provided $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and community benefit programs. Its Mission-focused Health Ministries employ more than 150,000 associates serving in more than 1,900 sites of care in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Ascension’s direct subsidiaries provide services that include healthcare delivery, medical equipment management, treasury management, resource and supply management, venture capital investing, physician practice management, and risk management.

Job Description:

The Auditor – Coding Quality performs internal coding auditing and reporting of individual and system coder performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Audits specified number of records per coder as defined in the system coding audit plan.
  • Prepares and distributes audit results/reports for the system coding compliance program.
  • Identifies trends and educational opportunities. Prepares and presents educational programs related to coding.
  • Assists with other audits as requested.
  • Audits cases flagged by the coding quality software on a daily basis for multiple HMs, including validating the completeness of documentation, identifying diagnoses and procedures that have been missed, proposing physician queries, and ensuring the accuracy of diagnoses, procedures and DRG assignment.
  • Maintains both a high productivity rate and a high accuracy rate in audits.
  • Communicates audit findings with HM coders and supports HM in effectively and efficiently addressing and resolving local coding issues.
  • Utilizes results of the ongoing review of flagged cases to develop and present coding education to HM coding teams.
  • Works closely with the CDI Nurse Auditor to address and resolve documentation issues.
  • Compiles and reports coding quality performance statistics. Contributes to reduction of HM coding compliance risks. Contributes to Ascension Revenue Cycle revenue enhancement goals.
  • Serves as a coding expert/resource for the HM coding teams and for Ascension Departments including Revenue Cycle, Corporate Responsibility and Legal.
  • Follows industry coding and documentation guidelines to ensure and maintain system-wide coding consistency and compliance with governmental and other regulatory guidelines.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Health Information Technology with RHIT and CCS credentials
  • Associate or Bachelor degree and CCS
  • Five (5) years of hospital inpatient coding experience is required
  • Two (2) years of inpatient coding audit experience is required
  • One (1) year of experience in coding training, providing both written and verbal/speaker presentations, is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) years of hospital inpatient coding experience is preferred.
  • Experience in a large (> 500 beds) hospital or multi-hospital health system is preferred.
  • Training in hospital Clinical Documentation Improvement is preferred.
  • Experience as a Coding Consultant with a consulting firm is preferred

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits – Medical, prescription, dental, and vision care, plus flexible spending reimbursement accounts.
  • Wellness Programs – Health management programs that emphasize disease prevention and improving wellness in body, mind and spirit
  • Employee Discounts – Service and entertainment opportunities at discounted costs
  • Retirement Plans – Building retirement income based on earnings and years of service, including a company match
  • Time Away from Work – Holidays and paid time off
  • Educational Benefits – Tuition Assistance and professional development opportunities
  • Financial Security Benefits – Life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long term care, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and adoption assistance
  • Quality of Life, Quality of Work – Support and online resources to assist with life’s everyday challenges (employee assistance program, legal assistance, etc.)

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply online at www.ascensionhealth.org/careers for the Auditor-Coding Quality/Virtual position (job Code 50663) or submit your resume via email to suelane.vital@ascensionhealth.org.



Coding and Documentation Specialist
IPC Healthcare

Introduction:

IPC Healthcare INC. Is a publicly held leading national physician group practice company focused on the delivery of hospitalist medicine services. IPC’s physicians and affiliated providers manage the care of hospitalized patients in coordination with primary care physicians and specialists.

Job Description:

We are seeking a self-motivated professional with prior evaluation and management auditing experience. This position is responsible for providing coding and documentation education to physicians and practitioners in a variety of settings predominantly in acute and post-acute care settings. Education will encompass annual, periodic, or other focused medical record audits as requested to oversee the quality and accuracy of physician, inpatient and outpatient coding and documentation. This position requires effective communication and excellent organization skills to ensure timeliness and accuracy of response to requests for educational sessions, support assistance to our central billing office, as well as continual program development through training and process improvement. This role will work out of one of our regional offices. We are currently seeking a candidate for our New England Region located in Massachusetts or Connecticut OR our Texas Region located in San Antonio, Houston or the Dallas-Fort Worth Area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide and deliver educational material to clinicians in response to identified deficiencies within audit results, including recommendations for improvement to ensure clinical documentation is documented in accordance with the appropriate third party regulations and/or standards and follows the 1995/1997 documentation guidelines as directed by CMS.
  • Provide support for our central billing office with assistance to payer audits, down-coding, and denials.
  • Review and conduct evaluation and management (E/M) audits of medical documentation to ensure the documentation adequately supports and reflects the level of service reported, medical necessity for an encounter, and that documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Keep current on all Medicare Part B regulations, guidance documents and bulletins.
  • Participate in developing and maintaining documentation and coding compliance audit standards.
  • Conduct state-specific third party payer research when required.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at one time.
  • Develops documents and assists in implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with third-party requirements and to minimize corporate risk.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in healthcare developing and conducting audits in a healthcare or managed care environment, with emphasis on E/M reviews.
  • 2+ years of experience providing written and oral reports of audit observations and findings.
  • Advance knowledge of ICD-9-CM, HCPCs, and CPT classifications and reimbursement methodologies.
  • Certified at ICD-10-CM or prepared to shortly after hire.
  • Certified as a Coding Professional or Health Information Technician is required (CCS-P, CPC, RHIA, RHIT), Additional certifications of CHDA, CDIP, CEMC, CPMA is a plus but not required.
  • Licensed in a clinical discipline a plus but not required.
  • Data management experience for report writing and tracking.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Previous experience using computerized systems for health information storage and retrieval. Experience with paper, computerized and hybrid medical records.

Compensation/Benefits:

IPC provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching, employee stock purchase plan and paid time off.

For more information on IPC, please visit our website at www.hospitalist.com or at (NASDAQ: IPCM – News).

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply on our job site at http://www.hospitalist.com/jobs/coding-specialist.php?cat=business or apply to talent@ipcm.com.