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MANAGER, CODING in San Diego, CA at Scripps Med Foundation Administration

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

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Job Description

Mgr, Coding
 
Change Lives, Starting with Yours 
 
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
 

As Coding Manager, you will be responsible for system wide coding education, monitoring, mentoring new coders and external audit review, preparations, and feedback related to quality and measures and reports productivity and quality monthly. You will develop workflow and coverage plans for coding volumes and staffing support system wide. Be responsible for overseeing coding staff and any and all vendor support required.
 
Additionally, you will develop coding policies and procedures to ensure standardization system wide. You will assist with coding related software application education as needed. 
 
Additionally, you will be responsible for reviewing providers who are on continued coding holds (aka Concurrent Coding Reviews).  Be responsible for assisting with the communication of annual coding updates to providers.  Play an integral role in evaluating patient related coding disputes. Be responsible for performance of assigned Patient Accounts department. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with policies/procedures and standards of care.  Work to resolve administrative and operational issues within department/Organization.  Initiate improvement efforts, workflow design and validation as well as drafting policies and procedures and manage department resources effectively.

Assume responsibility for ensuring Patient Account targets are met while maintaining quality and compliance requirements.  You will collaborate with management teams from across the organization to improve patient satisfaction, increase collections and reduce denials.  Participate in department strategic planning and contributes to its success through effectively communicating goals and expectations to staff.  Oversee and perform quality audits providing retraining or action plans as needed to improve accuracy and meet production/patient satisfaction targets.   Ensure effective use of system resources while meeting budgetary targets.  Generate and review reports to track department outcomes, performs root cause analysis to identify and drive performance improvement needs.  Oversee staffing assignments and time card compliance, possesses ability to hire and, conduct performance evaluations.  Keep abreast of current policies, practices and procedures and provide guidance to staff.  Assist in urgent situations requiring immediate decision making as needed. 

 
This is a Full Time, Salaried, Manager position located at 4S Ranch.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in health information or health related field.
  • Five years' experience in acute hospital inpatient and outpatient coding.
  • Knowledge of Federal/State/County and Commercial payers requirements and federal and state reimbursement regulations.

Required Certification:
  • Coding credential from AHIMA, CCS, RHIT, RHIA and/or CPC certifications.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Masters degree.
  • RN or LVN.
  • 2 years' leadership experience.
  • AHIMA credentialed highly preferred.

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based Company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

 
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.