Full Time,Day,8 Hour Shift
Job Objective: A brief overview of the position. Under minimal
supervision assists the HIM Director in coordinating coding and
charging activities within the scope of the HIM Department
including: day-to-day communication with vendors, managing Epic
work queues, investigating and completing coding updates and
corrections, coordinating appeals, denials, and rebills, creating
and maintaining complex Excel worksheets. Serves as the HIM Epic
Super-user for coding, and works closely with Epic analysts to
support coding and charging workflows, integrated 3M encoder,
testing and upgrades.
Reports to Director, Health Information Management
Ages of Patients N/A
Blood Borne Pathogens Minimal/ No Potential
Qualifications Education Required: Associate’s degree in Health
Information Management or closely related discipline
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or
closely related discipline
Licensure/Certification Required: CCS, RHIT or RHIA
certification through the American Health Information Management
Experience Required: Two (2) to three (3) years of hospital
coding experience for a multidisciplinary healthcare system, at
least one year of which includes Inpatient coding
Preferred: Epic certification in coding, experience using
3M-360, experience with hospital charging and revenue cycle
Essential Responsibilities Demonstrates compliance with Code of
Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve
compliance questions or concerns and report suspected
Works closely with HIM Director and hospital coding vendor to
insure accounts are coded in a timely manner.
Works closely with HIM Director and HIM Managers to support
revenue cycle initiatives, including denials and appeals.
Facilitates on-boarding and off-boarding of HIM vendor staff,
new HIM employees, and students.
Investigates and troubleshoots coding issues, including Epic
coding workflow issues.
Collaborates with HIM Managers to facilitate documents required
to complete coding.
Collaborates with IT analysts to manages 3M initiatives such as
upgrades and testing.
Manages the repository of coding query templates.
Assist HIM Director in monitoring coding compliance, as well as
disseminating information and education regarding coding
Manage HIM ER charging workflows and assist with troubleshooting
and investigating issues related to charges.
Interact with organizational leaders, Clinical Documentation
Improvement, Hospital and Clinic Billing offices, and others
needing HIM coding support.
Develop and maintain reports and educational materials.
Collaborate and support HIM Managers and departmental
Maintain current certifications.
Perform other duties as needed.