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Date

Job Title

Company

9/11/14 Revenue Compliance Auditor St. David’s HealthCare
8/20/14 Instructor of Health Information Technology Program Wharton County Junior College
8/11/14 Inpatient Coding Mentor OS2 Healthcare Solutions
8/8/14 Inpatient Coding Document Educator Supplemental Health Care
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

Revenue Compliance Auditor
St. David’s HealthCare

Introduction:

Educates and provides support to departments for process development in regards to charging or coding discrepancies. Responsible for trending revenue/coding compliance to identify education opportunities. The Revenue Compliance Auditor must have an expert level of competency in hospital out patient CVIR coding and billing practices. This position researches billing and coding regulations to develop CVIR (Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology) and other focus areas to ensure charging and documentation practices comply with regulations. Consults with IT&S and Chargemaster (CDM) Department to ensure appropriate CDM set up and ties to clinical modules. Consults with CWT Division Senior Leadership, department leadership, physicians and/or staff on medical necessity documentation practices, charge practices and educational opportunities.

Job Description:

  1. Revenue Compliance Audit Functions
    • Performs audits on CVIR and other high risk areas for coding and charging compliance
    • A trend audit results and provides clear concise reporting to leadership (Revenue Compliance Director, Clinical Department Directors and Administration
    • Consults with departments on charge practices
    • Consults with the Chargemaster Department and IT&S on the integrity of the CDM and ties to the clinical modules
    • Provides general education and focused education to Clinical Departments, SSC Revenue Integrity, Physicians and Coding as needed
  2. LCD/NCD Review
    • Consult on LCD/NCD research and root cause analysis
    • Consult on processes to support LCD/NCD policies with in the facility departments
  3. Responsible for maintaining required knowledge and education
    • Completes all required HCA billing and coding education
    • Maintains working knowledge of all government and non-government billing practices and regulations
    • Maintains working knowledge of all resources available and uses these resources to resolve edits
  4. Practice and adhere to ‘Code of Conduct.’
    • Completes all necessary yearly training
    • Adheres to all guidelines
  5. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

EDUCATION: RHIA, RHIT and/or CCS or equivalent experience required.

EXPERIENCE. This position requires extensive knowledge of CPT and HCPCS coding, experience with opt hospital coding with CVIR accts, cath lab, and interventional radiology, government/non-government billing practices, Medicare and CCI edits (CCS preferred); 3+ years’ experience in Medicare chart auditing, billing, and chargemaster review; and a total of 5 years’ experience in outpatient hospital coding with focus in CVIR coding.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires extensive knowledge of CPT and HCPCS coding and requires extensive knowledge of government and non-government billing practices. Must have analytical skills and must have good written and verbal communication skills. Works with confidential patient and company information. Must be proficient in Excel.

  • Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

This position requires extensive knowledge of CPT and HCPCS coding experience with opt hospital coding with CVIR accts, cath lab and interventional radiology, government/non-government billing practices, Medicare and CCI edits (CCS preferred); 3+ years’ experience in Medicare chart auditing, billing, and chargemaster review; and a total of 5 years’ experience in outpatient hospital coding with focus in CVIR coding.

Education Qualifications:

RHIA, RHIT and/or CCS or equivalent experience required.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit resume and cover letter to randy.stone@stdavids.com.


Instructor of Health Information Technology Program
Wharton County Junior College

Job Description:

Pay for this position is based on a nine month contract.

Under the direction of the Health Information Technology Program Director, the Instructor of Health Information Technology is responsible for providing the most effective instruction possible in Health Information Technology by preparing and delivering instruction, coordinating and supervising clinical practice, and evaluating student clinical and academic performance. The instructor must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide modern and efficient health information management in various types of health care settings and to transfer those skills to students.

Required Qualifications:

This position requires a copy of Transcript(s) (showing degrees conferred), Resume, Letter of Interest (Cover Letter), copies of Licenses/Certifications (if applicable), and Teaching Philosophy be attached to my online application to be deemed qualified for this position.

This position requires an associate’s degree from a health information management program. This position requires a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the Health Information Management field. The person in this position must be competent with principles and practices of health information management and able to integrate them into the art of teaching. The person in this position must be able to communicate effectively in a teaching environment (face – to-face and online) with both groups and individuals. A criminal background check is required.

Compensation/Benefits:

Pay for this position is on a 9 month contract working in the fall and spring semesters. $42,050.00 – $53,550.00.

Annually Excellent Benefits Available!

Instructions for Resume Submission:

You can now apply online (Web Site Address http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcjc/default.cfm) by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the “Apply” link! If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. Wharton County Junior College will no longer accept paper applications as of 08/01/11.

Wharton County Junior College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the institution’s policy, in compliance with Title IX as implemented, to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or disability. Questions regarding employment practices may be directed to the Director of Human Resources Department, WCJC, 911 Boling Highway, Wharton, TX 77488


Inpatient Coding Mentor
OS2 Healthcare Solutions

Introduction:

To successfully build upon the basic coding knowledge and skills for which the Coder Mentee has obtained through an AHIMA/AAPC approved coding certificate program. To refine and develop these coding skills under the direct tutelage of the Coding Mentor over a designated time period. Through the use of real medical records and classroom instruction, the Coder Mentee shall become proficient in all aspects of hospital coding at the conclusion of the training program to confidently sit for coding certification and the experience to obtain employment as a Coding Specialist.

Job Description:

Perform technically complex medical record coding for inpatient medical conditions. Will assign correct ICD-9/10-CM/PCS codes for diagnoses, acuity of care, operations and procedures for a wide range of inpatient medical specialties to include coding of complicated cases identified as difficult to classify such as burn injuries, combat related injuries, orthopedic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, interventional radiology, new diseases, new and experimental treatments or therapies and infections, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have attended an AHIMA/AAPC approved coding program
    requisite courses:  Anatomy & Physiology; Medical Terminology; 9, CPT, HCPCS coding; Introduction to ICD 10 CM & PCS; Pharmacology
  • Able to communicate effectively in oral an written format
  • Basic computer skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and MS office
  • Attention to detail
  • Sign a 2 year commitment
  • Able to pass background and drug screen
  • Must live in the San Antonio or Killeen area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Health Information Technology
  • 1 yr of experience
  • Certified with AHIMA or AAPC

Compensation/Benefits:

  • $8-20/hr
  • Pay scale for the 1st year is based on production and quality alone $8-$14/hr
  • Second year it is expected the coder becomes certified and pay range is $15-20/hr

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please email resumes to melissa.freeman@thecodingguru.com



Inpatient Coding Document Educator
Supplemental Health Care

Introduction:

A Dallas based hospital system seeks a full-time HIM professional to educate staff and physicians in the Customer Data Integration (CDI) Program. This role will serve as the HIM and clinical documentation subject matter expert, ensuring accurate representation of the severity of illness in the medical record and compliance with all regulatory requirements, coding ethics and revenue cycle requirements. Educator will schedule departmental trainings and prepare curriculum.

Job Description:

A Dallas based hospital system seeks a full-time HIM professional to educate staff and physicians in the Customer Data Integration (CDI) Program. This role will serve as the HIM and clinical documentation subject matter expert, ensuring accurate representation of the severity of illness in the medical record and compliance with all regulatory requirements, coding ethics and revenue cycle requirements. Educator will schedule departmental trainings and prepare curriculum.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to demonstrate time management, organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding procedures
  • Must possess strong knowledge and practice of specific laws and regulations related to coding and billing imposed on healthcare systems by various agencies
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Official Coding Guidelines, AHA Coding Clinic and AMA CPT Assistant
  • Must be able to proactively prioritize educational activities and provide coding training services to new coding staff, clinical documenters and external customers
  • Prefer knowledge of EPIC software

Education Qualifications:

Must be certified through the American Health Information Management Association as one of the following:

  • Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT)
  • Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P)
  • AHIMA Approved ICD 10 Trainer (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire)

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Top benefits including domestic partner, with Medical starting Day 1
  • Phenomenal Retirement Income Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Top rated cafeteria

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To apply, please email your resume to:

HIM Recruiting Manager – permjobs@supplementalhealthcare.com

Online at www.SupplementalHealthCare.com or phone: (888) 742-3631


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