Coding Quality Education Specialist
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: January 24, 2023
City/StateVirginia Beach, VAOverviewWork ShiftFirst (Days)
(United States of America)Job SummaryResponsible for coordinating
staff development in collaboration with HIM Leadership to assure
optimal, ethical reimbursement for Sentara's patients; and that
coding practices fall within established compliance guidelines.
Performs a number of functions including, but not limited to
internal coding assessments, random and pre-bill quality assurance
reviews, provides coder and physician education, and coding as
needed. Will serve as a liaison with external auditors for
corporate audits, as needed. Works with coding staff to develop
quality, productivity and to ensure accurate/ ethical coding.
Provides orientation to systems and software required for coding.
Develops internal coding assessment plan(s) which includes coder
assessments, follow-up to coders, management, and physicians.
Identifies new problem areas, trends, educational opportunities and
advises Coding Leadership. This role also serves as a coding
resource for team members by providing feedback to coding
questions. Both ICD-10 and CPT coding methodologies are utilized in
the internal education activity. The Coding Quality Education
Specialist must exhibit competence in APCs and/or MS-DRGs.
Minimum 4 years experience coding complex inpatient and/or
outpatient cases in an acute care setting. Associates Degree
preferred. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Inpatient
Coder (CIC) is required for inpatient auditors. Certified
Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) or CCS
is required for outpatient auditors.Qualifications:HS - High School
Grad or Equivalent (Required)Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) -
Other/National, Certified Professional Coder (CPC) -
Other/National, Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
- Other/National, Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) -
Other/NationalCodingSkillsCoding, Communication, Critical Thinking,
InstructingSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and
inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce.
Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the
organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it
serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some
clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations
are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to
expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload
your diploma or transcript at time of application.
In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a
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