Facility Coding Education Specialist

Washington D.C.
Aug 17, 2017
Aug 21, 2017
Full Time
This opportunity is ideal for someone who has taught ICD Coding and would like to move into an interactive office environment.  Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as team lead for all payment transition activities
  • Develop and oversee the related code proposals and issues impacting OB/Gyns
  • Educate and train other coding team members on facility coding concepts
  • Provide membership service by coordinating response to 175-200 coding ticket requests, e-mails and calls per month from Fellows and their staff on specific coding related issues.
  • Author coding advice articles. Serve as lead educator for writing and editing coding publications.
  • Track coding questions and coding advice given by other sources to analyze coding needs of fellows. 
  • Assist with the ongoing development and management of the Coding Ticket database.
  • Coordinate and oversee the activities associated with 10-13 yearly coding workshops.
  • Co-manage all educational aspects of Coding Webcasts.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management, Health Care Administration or other health science area
  • Demonstrated expertise in CPT and ICD-10 coding for Facility services and DRG processes is required. Knowledge of episode groupers is a plus
  • Appropriate certification from national organization such as RHIA, RHIT, CIC, COC, CPC-H, or CCS required
  • Knowledge of coding for obstetrics and gynecologic services is a plus. Any clinical background a plus
  • Knowledge of EMR/EHRs a plus
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to organize, work independently and work cooperatively with others
  • Out-of-town travel on weekends and weekdays will be required a minimum 5-6 times per year

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