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Coding Manager

Company: WayUp
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Seeking candidates for a Coding Manager career opportunity with our Healthcare client in Orange County, CA.This is an in-office position in Santa Ana, CA - Base compensation 125-145K.The Coding Manager has overall responsibility for assigned hospitals for the management of the Coding Department which includes recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring and performance management of Coding Staff and the ED Charges Capturing Staff (MIC). Including the Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists. Position facilitates the structure, process, oversight and accountability of organization coding and documentation improvement specialists, and health data collection activities to ensure accurate provider documentation and coding as it relates to appropriate compliant and optimal reporting and reimbursement of health care services. Develops and implements strategic communication and education programs. Assists with denial responses if submitted for DRG. Assumes primary responsibility for DRG optimization, primary role in assisting medical staff members with improving quality of documentation and serves as a reimbursement coding mentor. Provides education to physicians, CDIs and coders.REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum five (5) years coding systems experience within a hospital setting; two (2) years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Successful completion of or current enrollment in a program for certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (C.C.S.), Registered Health Information Technician (R.H.I.T.), or Registered Health Information Administrator (R.H.I.A.); required.
  • Certification or license as a Certified Coding Specialist (C.C.S.) required.
  • Successful completion of college level courses in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and coding
  • Knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements and IS and Health Information Systems.
  • Use of an encoder software product for code assignment in an acute care setting; preferred.
  • Knowledge of ICD-9, CPT, DRG, APC, and ICD-10 CM and PCS coding guidelines required.
  • Experience in managing Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, in its relationship to clinical documentation.
  • Experience with McKesson Intelligent Coding (Charging) application desirable.

Keywords: WayUp, Santa Ana , Coding Manager, Executive , Santa Ana, California

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