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Date

Job Title

Company

7/21/14 HIM Acute Care Coder II Wise Regional Health System
7/11/14 HIM Technician Methodist Hospital for Surgery
7/8/14 Outpatient Coder Uvalde Memorial Hospital
6/12/14 Clinical Coder (Hospital) Wise Regional Health System
6/11/14 Remote Medical Coder Amazon Coding
5/27/14 HIM Manager & Privacy Officer DePelchin Children Center
5/20/14 Medical Records Supervisor JPS Health Network
5/14/14 DRG Auditor/Certified Coding Specialist OmniClaim, Inc.
5/12/14 Remote Inpatient Coder LexiCode
5/9/14 Release of Information Manager ScanSTAT Technolgies, LP
5/2/14 Lead Quality Education Coding Analyst (Inpatient Coding) Texas Health Resources
5/2/14 Coding Analyst (Reimbursements / Denials) Texas Health Resources
5/2/14 Coder/Coding Specialist – Remote Option (Texas) Texas Health Resources
5/2/14 Coding Analyst ~ Quality Education Texas Health Resources

HIM Acute Care Coder II
Wise Regional Health System

Introduction:

Wise Regional Health System is committed to leading the growth and development of health care services in our area by providing quality, specialized care. We are affiliated with Baylor Scott& White Health and have been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organizations has accredited our hospital since 1982.

Wise Regional provides inpatient and outpatient services to multiple locations, including hospitals, primary care and specialty clinics, physical therapy and rehabilitation centers, imaging centers and bariatric surgery program offices. With more than 1,300 employees and growing.

We have opened the new Parkway Surgical & Cardiovascular Hospital located along the Alliance Corridor in April 2014. The hospital will focus on minimally invasive spine, cardiac and vascular surgery – all services that currently are not available in the region.

Parkway Surgical & Cardiovascular Hospital is a modern and welcoming facility, equipped with the most advanced technologies. Compared to larger, full-service hospitals, Parkway offers flexible scheduling with a specialized nursing staff focused on personalized care.

As Wise Regional Health System continues to grow, so does our need for experienced, caring employees with a passion caring for patients. With expanding services and programs, we have numerous opportunities available for well-qualified individuals to work along side some of the best health care professionals in North Texas.

Welcome! Thank you for considering Wise Regional Health System as your future employer. We hope you take a minute to get to know us.

Are you looking for an opportunity with a growing hospital system that looks to its staff for leadership? Are you ready to help grow a program with innovative ideas? Then it’s time to take a look at Wise Regional. Our hospital is growing exponentially with outreach into the Metroplex and we’re looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who truly want to be part of a team environment that makes a difference in the region we serve and is committed to quality patient care.

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. Employee may work from a remote location and must meet employment and eligibility requirements of onsite employees.

REPORT RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reports to the Coding Supervisor
  • Works with the Coding Auditor

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
  • Previous inpatient/coding experienced preferred
  • ICD-10 education required 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

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply only online: http://www.wiseregional.catsone.com/careers/

EOE


HIM Technician
Methodist Hospital for Surgery

Introduction:

Responsible for updating and maintaining unit health record in accordance with current federal, state, and local regulations, standards and guidelines that govern medical records.

Job Description:

  1. Sends deficiency/delinquent letters regarding incomplete medical records of discharged patients to responsible physicians in accordance with the rules and regulations of the medical staff regulations.
  2. Communicating with physicians’ offices regarding medical record deficiencies and notifying them of up-coming suspension date.
  3. Maintains current working knowledge of HIM department applications and how those applications are used in department operations. Serves as a resource to HIM department, other internal departments, and physicians to resolve work flow issues.
  4. Work closely with imaging system administrator and other information staff in regards to the EHR (electronic health record) product. Identifies any system deficiencies and assist with corrective action.
  5. Ability to code using the latest coding rules and regulations and/or provide backup to coder and/or work with coding vendors.
  6. Ability to pull quality samples and analyze data.
  7. Completes other HIM duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree equivalent required
  • RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) preferred
  • Two years of experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Computer experience required in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Power Point, Word)

Education Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree equivalent required
  • RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) preferred

Instructions for Resume Submission:

http://mhfs.applicantstack.com/x/openings


Outpatient Coder
Uvalde Memorial Hospital

Job Description:

  • Accountable for conversion of diagnosis and treatment procedures into codes and international classification of diseases
  • Requires skills in the sequencing of diagnosis/procedures to optimize reimbursement
  • Ensures that in-patient and out-patient records are coded in an accurate and timely manner

Required Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Two or more years of previous hospital experience in outpatient coding required
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Process intermediate computer knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Procedure Coder (CPC), or certified Procedure Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) designation preferred
  • Additional languages preferred
  • Knowledge of 3M coding and Meditech 6.0 preferred

Education Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Health Insurance – Employees pay $15. per pay period for self-coverage and can elect dependent, spouse and family for an additional fee
  • Dental Insurance – Employees pay $2.78 per pay period for self-coverage and can elect dependent, spouse and family for an additional fee
  • Life Insurance – UMH provides all full time employees a basic life insurance policy equal to 2 times their annual salary
  • Voluntary Life Insurance – Additional term life insurance available. Spouse and dependent life options also available
  • Short Term Life Insurance – Coverage is available to full time employees. Short Term Disability coverage provides supplemental coverage in case of disability due to accident or illness
  • Medical Reimbursement – A pre-tax health reimbursement account can be used for a variety of out of pocket health care expenses. Contributions are made through payroll deduction
  • Retirement – Full time and part time employees are eligible to participate in the retirement program through Mass Mutual. In the 403(b) retirement plan, UMH will match 3% of the employee’s contributions after their first year of employment (based on gross wages)
  • Aflac and Allstate – A variety of plans/policies are available through payroll deduction
  • Eyetopia – A discount vision plan is available through payroll deduction
  • Discounts – All full time employees receive a 50% discount on out of pocket expenses incurred at UMH. Part time and PRN employees receive a 25% discount
  • AirLife Guardian Angel – All employees – This membership program covers out of pocket expenses for AirLife transport services. It covers co-insurance, excluding deductible. If uninsured, your AirLife bill will be discounted 50%
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – Paid time off can be used for vacation, holidays, doctor’s appointments, illness and personal business. Eligible PTO hours can be converted to cash every six months. Paid time off accrues: 0-5th year of service – 184 hours per year; 6-end-10th year of service – 224 hours per year; 11-end-15th year of service – 264 hours per year; Start of 16th year of service – 304 hours per year
  • Extended Sick Leave accrues 32 hours per year.

Questions? Call the UMH HR Department at 830-278-6251, ext. 1507

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply online at www.umhtx.org


Clinical Coder (Hospital)
Wise Regional Health System

Introduction:

Clinical Coder with previous inpatient/outpatient hospital coding experience. AHIMA credentials preferred (CCS or RHIT).

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Reviews medical records and uses medical billing systems to facilitate appropriate coding/reimbursement for services rendered. Enters codes and electronically transmits medical billing data via 3M Coding/Reimbursement to the MS4 system.
  2. Works assigned records from daily Billing Readiness Report and prioritizes work accordingly.
  3. Identifies and researches coding and charge issues and resolves within scope of authority.
  4. Reports any unresolved coding issues to Coding Auditor and/or Coding Supervisor.
  5. Coder works with internal and external customers to supply diagnosis/procedure codes as needed.
  6. Coder works closely with Physician Liaison to identify missing documentation needed for coding completion.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous outpatient/inpatient coding experienced preferred

Compensation/Benefits:

Full time benefit package available on application submission

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply online: www.wiseregional.com/careers

EOE


Remote Medical Coder
Amazon Coding

Introduction:

Amazon Coding is a remote coding company founded over seven years ago that offers a stream-lined, cost effective approach to remote coding services where customer service and client satisfaction are the primary goals. Amazon Coding has offices in the Houston and Denver areas with clients and employees in all areas of the USA. We deliver accurate, guaranteed, and immediate revenue recognition to our hospital and clinic customers. Amazon Coding has a full complement of many long term clients. As a result, Amazon Coding provides a guaranteed work schedule with no Coding Pool and no project based employment. Our employees benefit from a flexible work schedule, and they avoid the high cost and trouble of a commute with no traveling required. We are expanding our staff of highly experienced, AHIMA and AAPC credentialed remote coders

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 Management codes for both the facility side as well as the professional side.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

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:

MUST hold a current AHIMA or AAPC Credential.

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:

You can email your resume to Careers@AmazonCoding.com or on our website. Go To: www.amazoncoding.com and click on the apply now button.


HIM Manager & Privacy Officer
DePelchin Children Center

Introduction:

DePelchin Children’s Center is the leading center in Texas for children’s well-being, with a focus on a mental health, foster care and adoption services. For more than 120 years, DePelchin has been turning lives around with comprehensive care for children, including psychiatric services, counseling, programs for at-risk youths, parent education, residential treatment, foster care and adoption. DePelchin is a not-for-profit organization and gratefully receives its support from individuals, foundations and corporations; government grants and fees; and United Way agencies.

Job Description:

The Manager of Health Information Management manages the staff and operations of the Health Information Management (HIM) team as well as paper and electronic records for all DePelchin programs. This position works collaboratively with the lead for every clinical area in providing support for documentation and compliance as well as maintaining current knowledge of all governing body regulations relating to HIM, updating internal policies and procedures and providing in-service as appropriate. The Manager of HIM oversees all external communication regarding records, such as subpoena requests, release of information and client change requests. This position also serves as the HIPAA Privacy officer, conducting internal audits, taking the lead on responding to and mitigating breaches and providing ongoing HIPAA training.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years experience as a manager of a health information or medical records department, preferably with experience in an electronic health record. Each additional year of relevant experience may be substituted for a year of education requirement.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) or similar software environment.
  • Must have demonstrated work history in the past 3 years that include duties of developing and implementing policies and procedures; analyzing charts; providing useful reports and supervision of staff in a medical records environment.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge regarding HIPAA regulations; capable of serving as the Privacy Officer.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise a diverse group of staff performing similar but diverse functions toward achievement of departmental goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop work flow processes that improve efficiency and provide excellent customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in management of a department that has migrated from paper to electronic records preferred.

Education Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree from an approved college or university with a major study in Health Information Management is required. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Compensation/Benefits:

DePelchin offers the following benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 403(B) Savings Plan
  • Credit Union
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Extended Time Off
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • AFLAC Plans

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply to the following website: http://www.depelchin.org/careers-training/

DePelchin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Medical Records Supervisor
JPS Health Network

Introduction:

JPS Health Network continues to serve the needs of the families in Tarrant County, as the only public hospital serving all of Tarrant County.. John Peter Smith Hospital is a teaching hospital that is licensed for 567 beds with a Level I Trauma Center and with this comes opportunity and challenge to put all your skills and education to work for your community. Modern Healthcare magazine has recognized as one of the top 100 integrated health care networks in the country. This recognition is based on performance in areas including outpatient utilization, service access, and variety of services, inpatient utilization, financial stability and coordination of key functions throughout the organization. The facilities at 1500 South Main have grown to and now include a freestanding outpatient care center and a dedicated facility for psychiatric services. We are looking for individuals with a passion to translating their knowledge and training into practice by joining in our patient care mission to improve the quality of life for our patients.

Job Description:

This position exists to function as the sole Medical Records “authority” in the HIM department on the Second Shift and has full responsibility for the Health Information Management staff and functions on second shift of the: Permanent File Area, Release of Information, and processing of records in the electronic document management system, ChartMaxx.

Under the general direction of the Operations Manager of the Health Information Management department the second shift supervisor provides supervision, training, and leadership to employees, carries out department projects as requested, compiles data reports for employee and departmental statistics, serves on workgroups or committees as necessary, and attends professional meetings.

Typical Duties:

  1. *Supervises functions of the Health Information Management (HIM) Services Department related to record processing, analysis, record filing/pulling, data entry and loose information filing, release of information, chart reconciliation, prepping, scanning, quality review, and uploading of documents into the facility electronic document management system.
  2. *Responsible for setting, implementing, and enforcing productivity and accuracy standards for all areas supervised and for ensuring that functions supervised are performed with at least 95% accuracy.
  3. *Utilizes the electronic health record, health information systems, and healthcare applications and has a good working knowledge of information technology. Reviews and updates policies and procedures that are aligned and comply with hospital and department policies and procedures and regulatory agencies.
  4. Maintains a good working relationship with other hospital departments to achieve optimal service delivery.
  5. Assists the Manager HIM Operations with quality, service and budgetary initiatives.
  6. Monitors workflow by effectively managing and organizing staff to meet turnaround times and project deadlines.
  7. Cultivates a shared vision for the department that is consistent with the organization’s vision and strategic initiatives by communicating and implementing department plans.
  8. *Responsible for candidate/employee interviews, hires, conducts employee performance reviews, counsels and provides disciplinary action; and make recommendations for terminations all in conjunction with the Human Resources guidelines.
  9. *Responsible for developing and administering educational programs and section meetings for staff members and provides ongoing in-service training and education is provided to staff members for their professional development.
  10. *Adhere to JPS Standard of Behaviors.
  11. *Adhere to JPS Code of Conduct, Compliance and HIPAA policies/procedures.
  12. *Adhere to JPS policies/procedure.
  13. Performs other related job duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with an electronic document management system (EDMS) or Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is preferred
  • Experience with Release of Information

Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Associates Degree
  • Three years of experience in Health Information Management with at least one year of experience in a leadership role coordinating/supervising/managing staff and/or HIM processes

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit your resume to recruitm@jpshealth.org. Also we encourage you to visit our website at www.jpshealth.org and put an application in.


DRG Auditor/Certified Coding Specialist
OmniClaim, Inc.

Introduction:

A leader and innovator in healthcare cost containment, OmniClaim is a rapidly-growing company that provides a wide range of pre- and post-payment cost containment services designed to ensure that its insurance company clients are not overpaying on claims. As the industry leader in healthcare cost containment, the company’s disciplined approach, state of the art predictive analytics software, and fanatical focus on customer service are saving healthcare payers millions of dollars every month.

Job Description:

DRG Auditors (CCS) will review full medical records (electronic and hard copy) for DRG validation at hospitals across the country, comparing the Insurers Paid DRG to the final DRG determined by the auditor. The auditor oversees the well-documented process through which audit results, appeals and final determinations are made. The Auditor will work collaboratively as part of a cohesive team of our elite team of auditors, schedulers, office support and management, supporting and learning from each other.

Required Qualifications:

The right candidate will have a CCS certification, and ideally be an RN, CCDS, RHIA or RHIT. He or she should have several years’ experience coding in a tertiary inpatient hospital setting, and be familiar with “Coding Clinic.” Thorough understanding of 3M Encoder/grouper logic or similar billing software products is essential. Preferred is a working knowledge of outpatient CPT, HCPCS and APC assignment; experience defending insurance company appeals of DRG coding; coding auditing experience is a big plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

The right candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills and the ability to develop relationships at all levels. Must also be able to travel frequently to different client sites. He or she must enjoy working for a privately-held entrepreneurial organization that has very high standards, pays handsomely above the average salary of a CCS and rewards good performance with an annual bonus.

Compensation/Benefits:

Excellent compensation and annual bonus based on performance.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@omniclaim.com. Or find us on Linked In and apply to our posting there!


Remote Inpatient Coder
LexiCode

Introduction:

About LexiCode

Since 1981 LexiCode has provided quality HIM coding and consulting services to healthcare providers nationwide. Our consultants work to enhance operations in every type and size of healthcare provider environment. Today LexiCode, a SourceHOV company, remains the industry leader in coding compliance solutions. www.LexiCode.com

SourceHOV is a proud sponsor of the 100,000 jobs Mission to employ America’s veterans. We believe that hiring veterans is not only the right thing to do for veterans, but it’s a great thing to do for our business. Our Nation’s military veterans represent the best this country has to offer and they bring meaningful skills to the workplace. Additionally we are an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Description:

Job Summary/Objective:

LexiCode has several full-time Remote Coding job opportunities available for positive and energetic medical coding professionals coding Inpatient acute care records.

$3,000 Sign-on bonus available for top coding skills!

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide remote medical records coding and abstracting services to our clients nationwide; and
  • Work remotely from home

Required Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT, or CCS credential from AHIMA
  • 1 or more years coding experience in acute care Inpatient coding
  • Top coding skills
  • Ability to work from home using DSL or cable high speed internet

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with EMR, multiple encoders and abstracting systems

Compensation/Benefits:

LexiCode Offers:

  • Excellent hourly compensation plus productivity incentive plan
  • Computer with 3M encoder plus coding books provided
  • Full-time work guarantee
  • Multiple clients available, reducing downtime problems
  • Continuing education, including ICD-10 Training

Benefits:

  • Insurance benefits include; health, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Medical spending and dependent daycare accounts
  • Paid time off and Paid holidays
  • CEU reimbursement

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Online: www.lexicode.jobs


Release of Information Manager
ScanSTAT Technolgies, LP

Introduction:

ScanSTAT Technologies in Temple, Texas is searching for a District Manager for the Operations Department. This position reports to the VP of Client Services. This job is responsible for planning, leading, organizing and executing district operations in order to provide for quality customer services and high customer satisfaction, financial profitability, and a trained and satisfied workforce. This position focuses on customer service, growing, strengthening and retaining client relationships while providing guidance and leadership for regional associates. In addition, the District Manager is responsible to develop new business opportunities.

Job Description:

  • Set up and manage multiple full-service hospital & clinic accounts within the district
  • Visits customer site and meets with HIM Director (or his/her designee) per Company and Region standards and as needed, and checks in by telephone as needed, ensuring that their needs are met, if not exceeded
  • Reviews HIM Director’s assessment of account performance and employee performance
  • Responds to concerns in a timely and professional manner
  • Escalates customer issues/concerns/problems in a pro-active and timely manner presenting chain of command an opportunity to work with work with regional management & customer to retain an account
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of the meaningful financial metrics driving the Company business including revenue mix, revenue per business day, labor per payroll day, and labor productivity standards and utilizes this information to manage his/her book of business
  • Develops new business opportunities with new customers and existing customers and works with sales partners and others as appropriate to pursue and close these opportunities
  • Introduces and markets new products and services offered by the Company Assists in contract negotiations
  • Reviews sales proformas and contracts, evaluates for operational implementation and sign-off on profitable business with the guidelines established by their manager and the Company
  • Advises manager when renegotiations are needed and conducts contract renegotiations of existing accounts insuring that all accounts are profitable per Company standards
  • Recruits and hires competent, qualified staff commensurate with defined job responsibilities
  • Ensures that staff is oriented, trained and the competence of staff is assessed (including but not limited to ROI & HIPAA), maintained, demonstrated and improved continually
  • Understand and utilize company’s method of compensation for the representatives, administer payroll, continually review and update commission rates using CommSite
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and work with Help Desk to resolve all escalated matters
  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with company’s policies and procedures and applicable regulations, including HIPAA, state/federal regulations related to operations, and labor regulations
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times
  • Responsible for any other activity deemed necessary by the Vice President of Cleint Services

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years management experience in a healthcare environment
  • Professional office/customer service experience
  • Moderate computer knowledge
  • Must be a self starter
  • Must be proactive, a leader, and have a positive outlook/outgoing personality
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Typing skills (50 wpm)
  • Must be able to use fax, copier, microfilm machine
  • Must be willing to learn new equipment and new processes quickly
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must have excellent leadership and good decision making skills
  • Ability to travel

Education Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Medical Management
  • RHIA or RHIT

Compensation/Benefits:

$55,000-65,000 plus bonus potential

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Submit resume and brief introduction describing your interest in the position and your qualifications to resumes@scanstat.com. Please reference Job Code: TML


Lead Quality Education Coding Analyst (Inpatient Coding)
Texas Health Resources

Job Description:

Join a Healthcare System’s HIM Team that is voted a Best Places to Work in North Texas!

Texas Health Resources, a 2013 Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1) Best Places to Work, a 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence and recipient of the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. The Texas Health system includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist family of hospitals. We have a total of 4,100 licensed hospital beds, employ more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and count more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.

Texas Health is growing and is in search of a Lead Coding Analyst of Quality Education to join our health system’s centralized HIM Team.

Highlights:

  • Part of a centralized HIM team of our wholly- owned facilities in the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area
  • Great location in Arlington, TX at our corporate office which is easily accessible from Dallas, Ft. Worth and the mid-cities
  • Join an organization that is leading the way as we have a commitment to advancing electronic health records as our implementation of the Electronic Health Record throughout all of our facilities is an inherent extension of the Texas Health Resources mission to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Best Places to Work (ranked #5) organization

*** Attending the TXHIMA Annual Conference? Stop by and visit with us at Booth #115 ***

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Health Information Services or related field (Education requirement may be substituted with an Associate degree plus 5 years coding experience and demonstrated proficiency or 7 years of experience in lieu of degree)
  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS
  • Five (5) years of coding in an acute care setting

Schedule/Hours:

  • Full Time / 40 hours per week / Monday – Friday / 8:00am to 4:30pm

Requirements/Skills:

  • Evidence of progression in coding responsibilities
  • Ability to review coding of medical records and provide education and feedback on findings
  • Ability to code and review inpatient record types (ED, OP Dx, IVR, GI, Cardiac Cath)
  • Ability to prepare and present educational material to coding staff, clinical and physician offices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback to coders in a clear and concise manner and translate coding rules and concepts into a presentation understandable to physicians and other health care clinicians
  • Subject matter expert in both inpatient and outpatient coding
  • Extensive knowledge of CMS, state and Joint Commission documentation requirements
  • Ability to meet deadlines and respond effectively to changes in denial guidelines
  • Strong organizational skills. Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); Proficient in databases; Ability to analyze data and summarize findings verbally and in writing
  • Flexible, responsive and able to balance the needs of multiple priorities
  • Ability to project a positive professional image
  • Handles sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Conversant in ICD-10; Successfully completed AHIMA ICD-10 training; Certificate holder

View our Lead HIM opening and directly apply @ http://bit.ly/1iyu77c

***Texas Health requires an online application for each position of interest***

Questions? Email us @ HIMcareers@texashealth.org

Duties:

  • Collaborates with management team to develop educational goals and objectives for the year
  • Utilizes information obtained from IP, OP, and denial teams to identify topics requiring system-wide or individual education
  • Provides education on official coding updates and changes
  • Creates and provides verbal and written education; collaborates with management on development/revision of applicable policies and procedures
  • Determines appropriate venue for staff education, i.e., online meetings, face-to-face presentation, handouts, SharePoint, etc.; assures adequate preparation and materials for staff
  • Serves as trainers for all new software introduced into the coding section; coordinates with vendor and/or IT to develop necessary training materials
  • Administers competencies to assess the impact of education provided
  • Maintains documentation of required employee education
  • Assists management team in identifying and addressing issues associated with HARMS
  • Performs ongoing focused audits on IP and OP analysts in order to ensure accurate and consistent review of staff work and provides results to managers
  • Provides focused audits to assess the effectiveness of all education provided to staff
  • Provides feedback on yearly performance evaluation of analyst and/or coding employees
  • Develops orientation materials for new coders and conducts initial training
  • Administers appropriate competencies to validate the effectiveness of training
  • Provide training to students
  • Assists with evaluating productivity issues; provides focused education to assist with enhancing productivity without impacting quality
  • Assist with analyzing processes that impact productivity and quality of coding
  • Utilizes resources appropriately to assist management team in meeting budget targets
  • Assists management as requested with processes associated with the weekly WIP; to include coding as determined necessary by the management team
  • Pursues knowledge and participation in HFMA and AHIMA organizations
  • Maintains database of audit review results and provides individual and summary reports to management and staff as required
  • Provides monthly summary review activities and findings to manager
  • Develops and/or refines policies and procedures identified during the audit review process
  • Keeps abreast of all changes to payer coverage determination policies and regulatory documentation requirements
  • Collaborates with coding managers and CDMP staff to address opportunities to improve review and query processes
  • Collaborates with denials team on education opportunities for clinical departments
  • Assists the manager in forming and leading committees and cross functional teams as needed
  • Leads or facilitates special projects to enhance professional coding expertise; seeks opportunities for professional presentations and publications and helps other in their pursuits
  • Provides education to physicians and clinicians to improve documentation
  • Perform other duties as assigned

It’s not about finding a place to work. It’s about finding a place to grow, to be inspired, to be encouraged to do your best. And, above all, being rewarded for it. It’s about finding a health care system that believes in the principles of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence. This is what a career with Texas Health Resources offers.

View all of Texas Health Resources’ HIM openings in North Texas @ http://bit.ly/1iyoQMN

Why Texas Health Resources?

Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX. We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”. A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:

  • 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) from Quality Texas Foundation, being the only health care entity selected and the largest health system to be recognized in the award’s 20-year history
  • Selected as the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award Winner
  • In 2013, named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health care systems for the 13th time in 15 years
  • Designated by Computerworld magazine as one of the top 100 workplaces for information technology (IT) professionals (2013)
  • 2014 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1 for the 2nd consecutive year )
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work (ranked #5)
  • 2013 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles by the National Business Group on Health (marking the fourth year THR has received this award)

Texas Health provides an environment for optimal success and we pride ourselves on providing eligible employees with a variety of great benefits which include:

  • Matching 401 (K) plan, Flex Spending Accounts and a Credit Union
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness and Career Development Programs and Adoption Assistance
  • Competitive compensation packages / Relocation Coach
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees
  • Life, AD&D and Long Term Care Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • On-site Child Care and Fitness Centers (at select locations)

Join us on LinkedIn @ http://linkd.in/TXHealthResources

Like us on Facebook @ http://on.fb.me/TexasHealthCareers

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Here


Coding Analyst (Reimbursements / Denials)
Texas Health Resources

Job Description:

Texas Health Resources, a 2013 America’s Top 150 Workplaces by Workplace Dynamics, a 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence recipient and a recipient of the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. The Texas Health system includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist family of hospitals. We have a total of 4,100 licensed hospital beds, employ more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and count more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.

Texas Health Resources is in search of a Reimbursements and Denials Coding Specialist / Analyst to join our HIM Team.

Highlights:

  • Part of a centralized HIM team of our wholly- owned facilities in the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area
  • Great location in Arlington, TX at our corporate office which is easily accessible from Dallas, Ft. Worth and the mid-cities
  • Join an organization that is leading the way as we have a commitment to advancing electronic health records as our implementation of the Electronic Health Record throughout all of our facilities is an inherent extension of the Texas Health Resources mission to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Best Places to Work (ranked #5) organization

*** Attending the TXHIMA Annual Conference? Stop by and visit with us at Booth #115 ***

Schedule/Hours:

Full Time / Monday – Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Health Information Services or related field or 3 years coding experience
  • Three (3) years of coding experience in an acute care setting
  • Successful completion of ICD 10 training courses

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years performing billing and coding denials resolution strongly preferred

Requirements:

  • Must possess or be able to obtain CCS, CCA, RHIA, RHIT, CPC within 12 month after hire

Learn more about our HIM opening and directly apply @ http://bit.ly/1iyp9aG

***Texas Health requires an online application for each HIM position of interest***

Questions? Email us @ HIMcareers@texashealth.org

Skills:

  • Demonstrates the ability to locate, research, comprehend and appropriately apply 3rd party payer rules and regulations; analyze and resolve complex coding related claim denials in a manner that ensures accurate and optimal reimbursement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and billing software applications
  • Thorough understanding of ICD9-CM, DRG methodologies, CPT-4, Outpatient Code Editor and National Correct Coding Initiative policies
  • Demonstrates clear and concise oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong decision making and problem solving skills; Personal initiative to keep abreast of new developments in coding updates/technology/research/regulatory data; Detail oriented and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to adjust successfully to changing priorities and work load volume

It’s not about finding a place to work. It’s about finding a place to grow, to be inspired, to be encouraged to do your best. And, above all, being rewarded for it. It’s about finding a health care system that believes in the principles of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence. This is what a career with Texas Health Resources offers.

Duties:

  • Audits and confirms the coding of diagnoses and procedures relevant to the resolve the billing/coding edits
  • Reviews appropriate regulatory references to identify/substantiate diagnoses, procedures and modifiers that support services billed
  • Takes initiative to query the physician for documentation or clarification to justify services
  • Works in conjunction with Senior Analyst and the CBO for follow up, resolution and trending of coding related denials and appeals
  • Maintains required productivity standards
  • Tracks opportunities for documentation, reimbursement and coding improvement
  • Provides information and feedback on coding related software edits, denials issues, reimbursement trends, and billing and coding errors to HIS management, clinical departments and CBO
  • Assists manager with the processes associated with the weekly DNFB to consistently meet entity/system goals
  • Meets productivity standards for completion of denial review processes
  • Performs coding when necessary and requested by HIS coding management team
  • Perform other duties as assigned

View all of Texas Health Resources’ HIM openings in North Texas @ http://bit.ly/1iyoQMN

Why Texas Health Resources?

Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX. We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”. A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:

  • 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) from Quality Texas Foundation, being the only health care entity selected and the largest health system to be recognized in the award’s 20-year history
  • Selected as the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award Winner
  • In 2013, named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health care systems for the 13th time in 15 years
  • 2014 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1 for the 2nd consecutive year )
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work (ranked #5)
  • 2013 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles by the National Business Group on Health (marking the fourth year THR has received this award)

Texas Health provides an environment for optimal success and we pride ourselves on providing eligible employees with a variety of great benefits which include:

  • Matching 401 (K) plan, Flex Spending Accounts and a Credit Union
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness and Career Development Programs and Adoption Assistance
  • Competitive compensation packages / Relocation Coach
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees
  • Life, AD&D and Long Term Care Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • On-site Child Care and Fitness Centers (at select locations)

Join us on LinkedIn @ http://linkd.in/TXHealthResources

Like us on Facebook @ http://on.fb.me/TexasHealthCareers

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: “Coding Specialist”, “Reimbursements and Denials”, CCA, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC, ICD-10, Coder, Coding, “health information”, HIM, AHIMA, “Medical Records”, “coding denials”, “Coding Analyst”

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Here


Coder/Coding Specialist – Remote Option (Texas)
Texas Health Resources

Job Description:

Join a Healthcare System’s HIM Team that is voted a Best Places to Work in North Texas!

Texas Health Resources, a 2013 Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1) Best Places to Work, a 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence and recipient of the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. The Texas Health system includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist family of hospitals. We have a total of 4,100 licensed hospital beds, employ more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and count more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.

Texas Health is growing and is in search of Full Time and PRN Coders to join our health system’s centralized HIM Team.

Highlights:

  • Our Coders have the opportunity to work remote once productivity standards of the department have been met and must reside in the state of Texas (or be open to relocate to the North Texas area)
  • Be part of a centralized HIM team of our wholly- owned facilities in the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area
  • Great location in Arlington, TX at our corporate office which is easily accessible from Dallas, Ft. Worth and the mid-cities
  • Join an organization that is leading the way as we have a commitment to advancing electronic health records as our implementation of the Electronic Health Record throughout all of our facilities is an inherent extension of the Texas Health Resources mission to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve

*** Attending the TXHIMA Annual Conference? Stop by and visit with us at Booth #115 ***

Coder I:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent (Associate or Bachelor Degree preferred)
  • Successful completion of courses in ICD9-CM and CPT coding or equivalent experience
  • AHIMA cert: RHIA, RHIT or CCS preferred; Prefer One (1) year of coding experience in healthcare setting or intra department training or minimum education requirements are met
  • Other Requirements/Qualifications may be required and will be in the job posting

Coder II:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. (Associate or Bachelor Degree preferred)
  • Successful completion of courses in ICD9-CM and CPT coding or equivalent experience
  • One (1) year of coding experience in acute hospital setting required
  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS Preferred
  • Other Requirements/Qualifications may be required and will be in the job posting

Coder III:

  • Associate or Bachelor Degree in health related field or equivalent coding experience
  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS or CVIRCC
  • Three (3) years of Inpatient Coding experience in acute hospital setting required
  • Other Requirements/Qualifications may be required and will be in the job posting

Learn more about our Coder openings, join our Talent Network to stay in touch or directly apply @ http://bit.ly/1iyoB4p

****Texas Health requires online application for each position of interest****

Questions? Email us @ HIMcareers@TexasHealth.org

Duties:

  • Reviews and interprets health record documentation to identify pertinent diagnosis/procedures that require code assignment
  • Demonstrates appropriate utilization of coding software and coding reference material
  • Assigns/sequences ICD9-CM, CPT and DRG codes to selected medical records per Coding Guidelines, THR Coding Compliance Policies, CMS and other third party payers
  • Queries physicians to ensure appropriate documentation for accurate coding
  • Reviews level of care/status assignment orders and initiates reconciliation process
  • Abstracts pertinent information from patient medical records
  • Correctly identifies and abstracts all physicians, disposition codes and other vital abstract data
  • Keeps up-to-date on coding guidelines as published in Coding Clinic and CPT Assistant
  • Completion of all hospital required training and education
  • Completes appropriate continuing education credits as required for any credentials held and/or THR coding compliance requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned

It’s not about finding a place to work. It’s about finding a place to grow, to be inspired, to be encouraged to do your best. And, above all, being rewarded for it. It’s about finding a health care system that believes in the principles of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence. This is what a career with Texas Health Resources offers.

View all of Texas Health Resources’ HIM openings in North Texas @ http://bit.ly/1iyoQMN

Why Texas Health Resources?

Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX. We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”. A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:

  • 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) from Quality Texas Foundation, being the only health care entity selected and the largest health system to be recognized in the award’s 20-year history
  • Selected as the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award Winner
  • In 2013, named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health care systems for the 13th time in 15 years
  • Designated by Computerworld magazine as one of the top 100 workplaces for information technology (IT) professionals (2013)
  • 2014 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1 for the 2nd consecutive year )
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work (ranked #5)
    2013 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles by the National Business Group on Health (marking the fourth year THR has received this award)

Texas Health provides an environment for optimal success and we pride ourselves on providing eligible employees with a variety of great benefits which include:

  • Matching 401 (K) plan, Flex Spending Accounts and a Credit Union
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness and Career Development Programs and Adoption Assistance
  • Competitive compensation packages / Relocation Coach
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees
  • Life, AD&D and Long Term Care Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • On-site Child Care and Fitness Centers (at select locations)

Join us on LinkedIn @ http://linkd.in/TXHealthResources

Like us on Facebook @ http://on.fb.me/TexasHealthCareers

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Coder, “Coding Specialist”, Coding, HIM, “Health Information”, “Coding Professional”, “Coding Consultant”, “Medical Coder”, “Inpatient Coder”, “Acute Coding”, “Acute Care Coding”, “Remote Coding”, “Remote Coder”

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Here


Coding Analyst ~ Quality Education
Texas Health Resources

Job Description

Join a Healthcare System’s HIM Team that is voted a Best Places to Work in North Texas!

Texas Health Resources, a 2013 America’s Top 150 Workplaces by Workplace Dynamics, a 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence recipient and a recipient of the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States.  The Texas Health system includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist family of hospitals.  We have a total of 4,100 licensed hospital beds, employ more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and count more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.

Texas Health Resources is in search of a Quality Education Coding Analyst to join our HIM Team.

Highlights:

  • Part of a centralized HIM team of our wholly- owned facilities in the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area
  • Great location in Arlington, TX at our corporate office which is easily accessible from Dallas,  Ft. Worth and the mid-cities
  • Join an organization that is leading the way as we have a commitment to advancing electronic health records as our implementation of the Electronic Health Record throughout all of our facilities is an inherent extension of the Texas Health Resources mission to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Best Places to Work (ranked #5) organization

Hours/Schedule:

  • Full Time / 40 hours per week Monday – Friday  / 8:00am to 4:30pm

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Health Information Services or related field or 3 years coding experience
  • Three (3) years of coding experience in an acute care setting
  • Must possess or be able to obtain RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC within 12 months after hire

Preferred Requirements:

  • Two (2) years performing coding and documentation audits

Learn more about our HIM opening and directly apply @ http://bit.ly/1iyrxy3

** Texas Health requires an online application for each HIM position of interest **

*** Attending the TXHIMA Annual Conference? Stop by and visit with us at Booth #115 ***

Skills Required:

  • Proficient in software applications (Excel, word, 3M, SLH, Care Connect, Invision)
  • Thorough knowledge of ICD9-CM and CPT
  • Expert in coding convention/automated encoder (knowledge management of NCCI/OCE billing edits)
  • Knowledgeable in DRG methodologies and all regulatory/ payer requirements associated with coding
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to apply THR coding policies and procedures to record review process
  • Demonstrates time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates clear and concise oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong decision making and problem solving skills; Personal initiative to keep abreast of new developments in coding updates/technology/research/regulatory data
  • Successful completion of ICD 10-AHIMA Academy training: Certificate Holder

It’s not about finding a place to work. It’s about finding a place to grow, to be inspired, to be encouraged to do your best. And, above all, being rewarded for it. It’s about finding a health care system that believes in the principles of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence.  This is what a career with Texas Health Resources offers.

Duties:

  • Assesses accuracy of MSDRG, APRDRG and APC assignment Confirms appropriate identification, coding and sequencing of pertinent secondary diagnoses and procedures severity of illness, etc.
  • Confirms coding of all diagnoses required to validate medical necessity Validates the use or nonuse of the query tool
  • Responsible for entry into database for tracking and trending
  • Reviews audit with coder and coordinates with the CBO to re-bill of accounts as needed
  • Monitors for coder error trends in reviews and advises appropriate manger of identified trends/patterns
  • Identifies issues that relate to the clinical department and/or physician documentation and submits to denials management
  • Reviews records identified for HARMS; reconciles discrepancies with appropriate clinical department, Risk Management, Quality etc.
  • Provide coding review summary reports to management as required
  • Accuracy of reviews 95% standard (As validated by Senior Analyst audits)
  • Quantity of reviews performed meet established standards
  • Provides feedback to employee on identified issues found during record review with supportive documentation as needed
  • Responds timely to coder requests for assistance
  • Provides manager with quality and quantity performance data for use in performance reviews
  • Provides input into staff evaluations
  • Monitors for trends during review process and advises appropriate manager of identified trends/patterns reflecting need for individual action plan(s) or section education
  • Assists with the development of actions plans and implements with the oversight of the manager
  • Assists in the development and updating of procedures to maintain standards for correct coding
  • Participates in the coder interviews and administers coding skill test
  • Collaborates with the education coordinators in the training of new coding employees
  • Provides monthly summary to Senior Analyst of review activities and findings
  • Provides input in the development, refinement and implementation of methods and procedures used to complete review functions
  • Contributes to the development of educational/training opportunities for physicians and hospital clinical staff
  • Participates in committee work and cross functional teams as needed by department management
  • Assists manager with the processes associated with the weekly DNFB to consistently meet entity/system targets; provides back up coverage for coding staff as needed
  • Analyzes and adjusts workload responsibilities based on changes in staffing/volumes etc.
  • Monitors and resolves the Stockamp QUIC queues pertaining to DRG reviews according to schedule
  • Assists with requests to verify and review codes; charges on patient accounts and denials
  • Assists manager in monitoring and reporting coder productivity
  • Assists coding staff in resolving ITS issues impacting work efficiently; facilitates ticket submission
  • Perform other duties as assigned

View all of Texas Health Resources’ HIM openings in North Texas @ http://bit.ly/1iyoQMN

Why Texas Health Resources?

Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX.  We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits.  Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.  A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:

  • 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) from Quality Texas Foundation, being the only health care entity selected and the largest health system to be recognized in the award’s 20-year history
  • Selected as the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award Winner
  • In 2013, named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health care systems for the 13th time in 15 years
  • 2014 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1 for the 2nd consecutive year )
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work (ranked #5)
  • 2013 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles by the National Business Group on Health (marking the fourth year THR has received this award)

Texas Health provides an environment for optimal success and we pride ourselves on providing eligible employees with a variety of great benefits which include:

  • Matching 401 (K) plan, Flex Spending Accounts and a Credit Union
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness and Career Development Programs and Adoption Assistance
  • Competitive compensation packages / Relocation Coach
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees
  • Life, AD&D and Long Term Care Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • On-site Child Care and Fitness Centers (at select locations)

Join us on LinkedIn @ http://linkd.in/TXHealthResources

Like us on Facebook @ http://on.fb.me/TexasHealthCareers

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Online: http://www.Click2apply.net/jz74gtg