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Health Information Manager

Health Information Manager

One Community Health

Introduction:

Responsible for Health Information Management team functions including management of day-to-day operations, ensuring compliance with the legal requirements in maintaining electronic health records, and driving the development and maintenance of department/facility policies and procedures. Audit current procedures to monitor, improve efficiency and quality improvement of operations. Will be the HIPAA Privacy Officer for OCH, securing patient records and managing the release of Information process. Will be a key staff member to the Revenue Cycle team and a resource for other health center services and team members to collaborate and coordinate functions. Will be a mentor and coach to assist and train team members with issues and concerns related to health information and workflow.

Job Description:

JOB SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Embrace the philosophy, mission, and values of OCH.
  • Manage day-to-day supervision and leadership to health information management team members to assist with their development as a high functioning team to provide high quality and timely patient-centered service.
  • Demonstrate skills that foster a professional commitment of the team members to function to their level of training and certification.
  • Actively engage with PCPCH Teams and others to ensure optimal work flow coordinating and performing processes as necessary to support high quality and timely patient care using the Electronic Health Record.
  • As HIPAA Privacy Officer, respond to and mitigate health information management issues including release of information, confidentiality, information privacy and security, information storage and retrieval, record retention, authorship and authentication of health record documentation, and use of classification systems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge in health informatics, which requires knowledge of clinical medicine, the computer-based patient record, coding and classification systems, and quality.
  • Able to use advanced technology to include EHR, database management, and general word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations related to EHR and patient confidentiality including HIPAA
  • Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques
  • Able to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, including group presentations, team development and team-building through positive support and solutions
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills including knowledge in staff management, recruitment and selection, employee relations, training, and workplace safety
  • Able to learn rapidly, absorb and follow a wide range of business rules and workflows.
  • Able to prioritize and organize work according to multiple and, at times, competing timelines
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple activities/tasks and staff with the abililty to delegate tasks and enlist the cooperation and/or assistance of team members
  • Able to make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Able to use initiative and good judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities, establishing new procedures and resolving technical challenges
  • Able to work effectively in an operation that expects and promotes teamwork and have demonstrated ability to work with ambiguity.
  • Able and willing to work in a dynamic and changing community health care environment
  • Identify learning needs and goals and design a plan to meet them
  • Able to inspire trust and confidence, and communicate effectively with internal and external audiences

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Certification as Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Minimum two years progressively advancing knowledge and experience as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Able to travel and provide support as needed to all OCH health centers having a valid driver’s license.
  • Experience in supervision
  • Expert-level proficiency with EPIC or other health information system.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Health Information (RHIA certification)
  • Previous work experience in a Community Health center
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Understand Internal locus of control
  • Expectation to excel and be part of a high functioning team
  • Understand and work within a systems perspective

Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Health Information Management or equivalent

Compensation/Benefits:

  • $70,000-80,000 plus complete package of non-monetary compensation

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply and attach resume at web site.

Apply Online: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=lcdcoch&jobId=178553&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Inpatient Coder

Inpatient Coder

Aurora Health Care

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the coding and abstraction of inpatient and day surgery cases.
  • Assigns codes and abstracts inpatient and day surgery procedures and diagnoses using International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Procedure Coding
  • System (PCS) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding protocols for billing, reimbursement, statistical purposes and data collection.
  • Follows the prescribed organization’s coding guidelines.
  • Sequences diagnoses and procedure codes as outlined in the ICD Official Coding Guidelines, Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set, the American Medical Association (AMA) CPT Assistant, and local and national requirements.
  • Reviews all provider documentation to include review of patient histories, physical examinations, emergency room visits, procedures, consultation and discharge summaries to support assigned codes in the health information record so that all significant diagnoses and procedures may be captured for reimbursement, statistical, research, severity and data purposes.
  • Follows up and obtains clarification on inaccurate documentation as appropriate.
  • Applies Medical Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs) and Ambulatory Patient Categories (APCs) in order to code charts for accurate hospital bill preparation.
  • Reviews MS-DRG information from nursing worksheets for accuracy and forwards inaccurate information to appropriate leader as needed.
  • Compiles data for Center for Medicare Services (CMS) reporting of clinical indicators.
  • Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines. Practices ethical judgment in assigning and sequencing codes for proper insurance reimbursement.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of patient records. Reports any perceived non-compliant practices to the coding leader or compliance officer.

Required Qualifications:

Licensure, Registration and/or Certification Required:

  • Coding Associate (CCA) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and
  • Coding Specialist (CCS) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) needs to be obtained within 6 months.
  • Health Information Administrator (RHIA) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or Health Information Technician (RHIT) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Experience Required:

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Advanced knowledge of ICD and CPT coding systems, G-codes, HCPCS codes, CPT modifiers, MS-DRGs and APC.
  • Demonstrated competency of inpatient coding obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pathophysiology (disease process, surgical terminology and pharmacology). Knowledge of pharmacology indications for drug usage and related adverse reactions.
  • Intermediate computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office or similar applications.
  • Excellent communication and reading comprehension skills.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and give attention to detail of the repetitive nature.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment and decision making.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

Inpatient Coding experience in a large acute care facility.

Education Required:

Associate’s Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Health Information Management or related field.

Compensation/Benefits:

Competitive Benefits package to be shared during the interview process.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please apply on line at Aurora Health Care.

http://www.aurorahealthcarecareers.org/

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Inpatient Remote Coder

United Audit Systems, Inc.

Introduction:

Elevate your expertise! Join UASI today and work with the top HIM experts in the industry. The remote coding positions at UASI allow HIM professionals to have the best of both worlds: a challenging opportunity to utilize and enhance current coding skills and the convenience of working from home.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking experienced inpatient coding specialists to perform accurate code assignments while working remotely from a home office. The ideal candidate will be flexible, detail-oriented, have the ability to work independently, quality conscious and be able to adapt well to change.

Required Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS certification
  • A minimum of three years recent coding experience in an acute care setting
  • Experience working in a large trauma/teaching facility is required
  • The ability to provide a secure work environment is a must

Compensation/Benefits:

UASI is dedicated to providing employees with the tools needed for professional growth and development. We also recognize that HIM professionals are our greatest asset and in return for your talents, we offer a dynamic work environment, career growth and development, strong leadership and competitive salaries.

Additional benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Short/ long-term disability, PTO, 401(K), referral bonuses and flexible schedules
  • Training opportunities, yearly educational allowances and continuing education programs
  • UASI’s unique approach to employee appreciation which include: birthday recognition, holiday gift selections, years of service awards and quality bonus programs

Instructions for Resume Submission:

To find out how you can join our team of professionals, give us a call at 800.526.0594 or send an e-mail to HR@uasisolutions.com or visit: www.uasisolutions.com

UASI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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