Manager of Coding

  • Hamilton Township, NJ
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client is an award-winning healthcare facility in the Central NJ area representing many medical specialties – all sharing a common commitment to excellence. When you join our client, Hamilton, you will be working with dedicated professionals, caring co-workers, the most advanced technology and a culture of empowerment.

Job Description

Position Summary: The Coding Manager will be responsible for managing Inpatient / Outpatient Coding Staff. The Coding Manager will execute end-to-end process activities including daily interactions with healthcare providers, medical record reviews, document processing, and data verification's. The Coding Manager will respond to healthcare providers and internal/external customer's calls and requests within team-defined parameters. Reports to the Health Information Management Director and/or designee.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Must be currently credentialed as a CCS. RHIT or RHIA optional.
  • Minimum of two (2) years Inpatient Hospital coding experience required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Management or Supervisory experience in an HIM setting preferred.
  • Working Knowledge of DRG's, APC's , CPT's and ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes, CC's, MCC's (complications and co-morbidities) which may affect DRG assignment used for reimbursement.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Professionally skilled in verbal and written communications.
  • Handles difficult situations directly, using appropriate discretion and respect for the individual.
  • Meticulously organized in approach to medical record reviews
  • Ability to manage and meet contract deadlines.
  • Able to work a staggered or non-standard work schedule in order to meet contract deadlines.
  • Computer literate.
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task.
  • Highly dependable and willing to work/do whatever is needed to complete the task within contract time frames.
  • Articulate, motivated, thorough and creative.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Must be able to read, analyze and interpret medical records, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations.
  • Must be able to type proficiently and possess the ability to navigate various CMS-approved databases.
  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions and multi-task.
  • Must have experience in medical record and case reviews.

Additional Information

CANDIDATE DETAILS
2+ to 5 years experience
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Never