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Coding Manager in Alcoa, Tennessee, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job Description

Join a team of dynamic, results oriented professionals!

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Named among “Great Places to Work" by Becker’s Hospital Review

  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Convenience market on site
  • Benefit Eligibility (Medical/Dental/Vision/Life) the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 401K program (Discretionary matching funds available)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral Program
  • Dental plans & Vision plans
  • GENEROUS Personal time off
  • Eight Paid Holidays per year
  • Quarterly incentive plans
  • Business casual dress code
  • Free Parking
  • Free coffee daily
  • Employee of the month awards with monetary gift and parking space
  • Training Programs
  • Fitness Center with personal trainer on site
  • Awesome Facility with terrific amenities
  • Wellness programs
  • Flexible work schedule

 

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

Organizes, directs, sets performance standards and monitors the daily workflow and budget of the Coding Department to help insure corporate goals and standards are met.  Insure quality coding consistent with CPT-4, ICD-9 HCPCS, corporate and governmental guidelines, rules and regulations.  Provide coding and documentation feedback to appropriate Team Health Affiliate staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hire, train, lead and motivate staff.
  • Complete employee performance appraisals.
  • Maintain current technical competence in physician coding and documentation.
  • Manage staff and procedures ensuring systems operate efficiently and effective personnel relations are maintained.
  • Disseminate timely coding and documentation communications to staff.
  • Evaluate and refine systems to provide the most efficient, cost effective and workable flow within the coding department.
  • Provide assistance to Team Health Affiliate staff, Medical Directors and physicians relating to coding and documentation issues.
  • Develop long-range and short-range goals and objectives.
  • Prepare and monitor annual budget.
  • Inform the Coding Production Manager and the Director of Coding when obvious  inappropriate coding or documentation practices are evident which may effect relationships with  clients, hospitals and payors.
  • Keep the Director of Coding updated on the status of workload.
  • Complete special projects/reports as requested by the VP.
  • Maintain a personal work schedule that allows her/him to be at work regularly and dependably.
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the resolution of coding and documentation issues among departments.
  • Comply with mandatory overtime requirements at the direction of Management.
  • Assume other tasks, duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Billing Production.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and oral and written communications skills. Excellent personal computer skills including MS Windows 95, Microsoft Office.  Ability to deal with a variety of tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment and establish and orchestrate priorities while maintaining a professional composure.  Demonstrated sound judgment and leadership skills.  Knowledge of IDX-BAR preferred.
  • A Bachelor of Arts Degree in a health care related specialty or business administration with a proven record of academic excellence. Additional training in coding and medical documentation.                  
  • A proven record of outstanding professional accomplishments in a medical, preferably emergency physician, coding environment. Ideal experience would include an excellent understanding medical terminology, CPT-4, ICD-9 coding/documentation and three (3) or more years of management/supervisory experience in coding.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages Coding Senior, Coding Supervisor, Hospitalist Medicine Coding Supervisor and Coding Educational Manager

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting
  • Occasional standing/bending
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (20lbs or less)
  • Some travel locally and overnight
  • Moderate stress
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Prolonged work on a PC/computer

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.

DISCLAIMER:

Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

 

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