Job Board

Date

Job Title

Company

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
6/11/14 Remote Medical Coder Amazon Coding

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


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.