CODING EDUCATOR

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Feb 03, 2017
Closes
Mar 28, 2017
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, a third time Magnet Hospital located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain community of Charlottesville, Virginia, is seeking a full time Coding Educator. The minimum candidate requirements are:

* 4 years of Coding experience required
* CPC or CCS required

Up to $5,000 Sign-On Bonus for qualifying candidates!

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
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: Coding, Communication, Instructing

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.