Job Board

Date

Job Title

Company

10/20/14 Client Development Specialist T-System, Inc.
10/16/14 HIM Manager Parallon
9/29/14 Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Driscoll Children’s Hospital
9/26/14 Inpatient Hospital Coding Specialist First Choice Emergency Room
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

Client Development Specialist
T-System, Inc.

Introduction:

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

Required Qualifications:

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

Compensation/Benefits:

Negotiable based on experience

Instructions for Resume Submission:

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


HIM Manager
Parallon

Introduction:

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

Job Description:

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

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

Operational Duties include but are not limited to:

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

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Education Qualifications:

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

Instructions for Resume Submission:

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


Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Introduction:

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

Job Description:

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

Required Qualifications:

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

Instructions for Resume Submission:

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


Inpatient Hospital Coding Specialist
First Choice Emergency Room

Introduction:

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

Account/Claim Responsibility:

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

Customer Service Responsibilities:

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

Required Qualifications:

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

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please email your resume to hr@fcer.com.


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