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Providence Health & Services Manager Coding PSJH *Telecommute* in Montana

Description:

Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Manager Coding PSJH to work remotely within our footprint states: AK, CA, MT, OR, TX and/or WA.

We are seeking a Manager Coding PSJH who will be accountable for the implementation, operations, and optimization of the ORC acute-care coding/abstracting services for the regions. This role includes working with key stakeholders across Providence; developing and executing strategic / tactical plans around acute-care coding/abstracting and clinical documentation (coding-related) improvement initiatives; participating in, leading, and partnering with others on ORC strategic and tactical integration efforts; ensuring a compliant, effective, and streamlined operational experience for business and patient constituent groups This leader, therefore, will need to have strong communication, technical, and leadership skills.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Management and oversight of acute-care coding staff within designated geographic locales.

  • Coordination of all coding-related Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) functions.

  • Provides acute-care coding expertise and direction to other departments, medical staff and other providers to improve clinical documentation as guided by official coding guidelines.

  • Development of standardized policies, procedures, and practices related to coding/abstracting.

  • Works closely with the HIM Coding QA, Education, and Training Team to ensure a high-level of coding accuracy, productivity, and compliance with official coding and regulatory guidelines.

  • Management of coding technology and use of common tools including encoders, groupers, and other systems related to coding /abstracting.

  • Monitors compliance to all coding-related KPI’s.

  • Operational responsibility of all departmental budgets within leadership scope including budget development, monitoring, cost approval, reconciliation of expenditures and discrepancies.

  • Develops and monitors performance related to metrics relevant to coding such as DNFB (Discharged Not Final Billing) and coding A/R days.

  • Develops and monitors metrics related to coding productivity and quality.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education/experience.

  • RHIT or RHIA.

  • ACA or similar certification.

  • 7 years overall experience in integrated healthcare system in any aspect of coding or related position (including 3 years of Acute Coding HIM experience).

  • 3 years Experience in management.

  • Extensive background in ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 coding and official hospital coding guidelines.

  • Oversight of acute-care coding operations and teams.

  • Standardizing complex and disparate processes and policies.

  • Successful interaction and communication with various organizational stakeholders and team members.

  • Proven history of proactively identifying, resolving and escalating issues that impact business outcomes.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in a healthcare related field or equivalent education/experience.

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).

About the department you will serve.

One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 330455

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