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Providence Lead Coding Quality Auditor *Remote* in Alaska

Description

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Providence is calling a Lead Coding Quality Auditor who will:

  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the audit department for Providence and multiple divisions

  • Assist with new employee training and ongoing department education

  • Assist with the identification, development and delivery of new and ongoing provider education and training related to coding and clinical documentation

  • Conduct independent and collaborative provider audits according to the compliance work plan and develops appropriate documentation to support audit work performed

  • Collaborate with various departments e.g., Physician Network Operations, Revenue Cycle, Compliance, Practice Operations, and other key stakeholders necessary to develop and implement training curriculum for prioritized opportunities in assigned departments

  • Lead provider training

  • Analyze and distribute key performance metrics

  • Develop action plans for improvement in collaboration with the provider leadership

  • Be responsible for additional duties as assigned by the Coding Integrity Supervisor

We welcome 100% remote work for residents who reside in one of the following States / Regions:

  • Alaska

  • Washington

  • Oregon

  • Montana

  • California

  • Texas

  • Tennessee

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 5+ years professional fee inpatient, surgical, outpatient coding, E/M, auditing and related work

  • 5+ years experience conducting medical coding provider audits and quality performance measures

  • 5+ years' experience preparing audit reports with recommendations

  • 5+ years' experience providing provider education and feedback to facilitate improvement in documentation and coding

  • Experience developing and conducting provider training/education sessions for diverse audiences in individual, group, classroom settings

  • Strong experience in Excel (e.g., pivot tables), database, e-mail, and Internet applications on a PC in a Windows environment

Licensure and Certifications:

You will be required to have one of the following licensures / certifications upon hire:

  • National Certification from American Academy of Professional Coders

  • National Certified Coding Associate - American Health Information Management Association

  • National Certified Coding Specialist - American Health Information Management Association

  • National Certified Coding Specialist - Physician - American Health Information Management Association

  • National Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner - American Health Information Management Association

  • National Certified Health Data Analyst - American Health Information Management Association

  • National Registered Health Information Administrator - American Health Information Management Association

  • National Registered Health Information Technician - American Health Information Management Association

  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner - American Health Information Management Association

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) - American Health Information Management Association

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree Preferably in Health Information or related field -OR- a combination of equivalent education and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Management, Health Information Technology, or another related field of study

  • Experience with project management

  • 5+ years experience in coding for multispecialty practice

  • 2+ years experience in professional fee billing methodologies

  • Encoder Pro and EPIC, MDAudit experience

  • IDX, Meditech, Allscripts, Advanced Web experience

Salary Range by Location:

AK: Anchorage:

  • Min: $37.10

  • Max: $58.73

AK: Kodiak, Seward, Valdez:

  • Min: $38.67

  • Max: $61.22

Washington: Western:

  • Min: $38.67

  • Max: $61.22

Washington: Southwest - Olympia, Centralia & Below:

  • Min: $37.10

  • Max: $58.73

Washington: Tukwila:

  • Min: $38.67

  • Max: $61.22

Washington: Eastern:

  • Min: $33.01

  • Max: $52.26

Washington: South Eastern:

  • Min: $34.58

  • Max: $54.75

Oregon: Portland Metro Region:

  • Min: $37.10

  • Max: $58.43

Oregon: All cities outside of Portland:

  • Min: $34.58

  • Max: $54.75

California: Northern California:

  • Min: $43.39

  • Max: $68.68

California: Humboldt:

  • Min: $38.67

  • Max: $61.22

California: Southern California:

  • Min: $38.67

  • Max: $61.22

California: Bakersfield:

  • Min: $37.10

  • Max: $58.73

Montana: All cities outside of Great Falls:

  • Min: $29.87

  • Max: $47.28

Montana: Great Falls:

  • Min: $28.30

  • Max: $44.79

Lubbock, Levelland, Plainview TX:

  • Min: $28.30

  • Max: $44.79

TX: Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio:

  • Min: $37.10

  • Max: $58.73

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence Shared Services is a service line within Providence that provides a variety of functional and system support services for our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 279930
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Coding
Job Function: Revenue Cycle
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift:
Career Track: Business Professional
Department: 4010 SS PE OPTIM
Address: WA Renton 1801 Lind Ave SW
Work Location: Providence Valley Office Park-Renton
Pay Range: $See posting - $See posting
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.