CODING EDUCATOR

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Dec 12, 2016
Closes
Apr 05, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Healthcare is recruiting for a full-time Coding Educator. This position is based out of our HIS-Landstown Virginia Beach location.

Responsible for coordinating coding staff development in collaboration with HIM leadership. Orients new staff to all systems and software required for coding. Works with newly hired coding staff to develop coding quality and productivity competence and ensure accurate, thorough and ethical coding. Reviews coding audit results to ensure consistency of feedback and identify areas in coding and documentation that need further education. This role also serves as a coding resource for team members by providing feedback to coding questions.

Education Level
Associate's Level Degree - HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT - Experience in lieu of education: Yes

Experience
Required: Acute Care - 4 years, Coding - 4 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Cert Coding Specialist, Cert Professional Coder

Preferred: Reg Health Information Admin, Reg Health Information Tech

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Associates degree required or 4 years coding experience required in lieu of degree. Minimum 4 years experience coding complex cases of inpatients in an acute care setting and /or outpatients associated with an acute care hospital. CPC or CCS required. RHIA or RHIT preferred