Coding Supervisor (Remote)

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare! ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition. Primary function: ChristianaCare is searching for a Coding Supervisor to provide supervision and coordination of all aspects of HIMS (Health Information Management Services) coding and abstracting in support of HIMS department goals for coding accuracy and accountability, productivity and total DNFC (Discharged Not Final Coded) levels. This position functions within the Coding Management team and serves as backup support and assistance to the Associate Director of Coding and Data Quality. Some Responsibilities Include: Assists within the coding management team in the overall supervision and direction of daily coding and abstracting activities in HIMS. Acts on the direction of the Associate Director of Coding and Data Quality with responsibility for all duties and accountabilities of the coding staff. Directly oversees and manages the daily tasks and accountabilities of Coding Coordinators with responsibility for coding quality assurance and staff training and development. Performs daily monitoring of coding staff duties pertaining to accuracy and productivity and assists with work assignment to assure compliance with goals for total DNFC dollar amounts. Performs oversight of the billing edit correction process workflow in conjunction with Patient Financial Services to accomplish edit resolution for claims processing on accounts that require HIMS coding review. Performs or assigns record review tasks as necessary as part the pre-bill edit resolution process, in compliance with HIMS internal audits for correct coding, in response to audit requests from internal or external agencies, (eg RAC, OIG, Internal Audit and Compliance), or in response to coding accuracy verification requests from other departments. Provides direction and support to Coding Coordinators for coding issue resolution and for ongoing coder training and mentoring through oversight of the coding and/or management query process. Works with the Medical-Dental Staff, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Team, and other departments for the resolution of issues pertaining to coding, documentation, reimbursement and to identify opportunities for education and training programs. **** full job spec provided during recruitment process Education and experience requirements: Bachelor's or Associate Degree in HIM or related field. AHIMA Certification as an RHIA/RHIT is required. AHIMA Certification as a CCS is preferred. Two years supervisory experience required. Four years Coding/DRG experience required, preferably in an acute care, teaching hospital. Experience with implementing and maintaining computer systems. Experience with Project Management. Christianacare Offers: Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc. 403(b) with company match. Generous paid time off. Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more! EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Job Posting: 1216474

Posted On: Nov 27, 2023

Updated On: Dec 02, 2023

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