|Job type||Full Time|
|Salary||$73,715.20 - $117,936.00 Annually|
EMPLOYER-PAID PENSION PLAN (NEVADA PERS)
COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE
As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.
We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.
THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.
This is an AT-WILL position and will serve at the pleasure of the Chief Executive Officer.
Oversees the daily operations and delivery of physician office/pro fee coding services with adherence to established coding guidelines; ensures accurate assignment of codes and compliance with regulatory requirements. Assists in determining strategic priorities and planning for unit operations. Participates in audit projects and ensures education is provided to the coding team based on the audit findings.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management or related field and five (5) years of coding/auditing experience in provider office/professional services, three (3) years of which were in a supervisory/management role.
Certification in one of the following: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or multiple, specialty-specific coding certifications from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC); Certified Coding Specialist, Physician-based (CCS-P) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), issued from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
PREFERENCES WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Coding principles and guidelines including but not limited to ICD-10-CM, CPT/E&M, and HCPCS. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI), Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs), National Coverage Determinations (NCDs), Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs). Federal, state and county laws and regulations governing coding and abstracting medical records; modern theories, principles and practices of effective supervision; budget principles and practices; principles of information management including principles of confidentiality and other patient rights; data collection and analysis techniques; personal computers and associate software applications; revenue cycle workflows including, but not limited to charges/charge master, code edits, auditing, denials management, and documentation integrity; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in:
Effectively supervising assigned staff; facilitating resolution of conflicts among staff; applying budget principles and practices; compiling, interpreting and evaluating statistical and medical data; identifying and implementing performance standards; problem solving; using electronic health record systems; 3M 360 or similar integrated encoder/computer-assisted coding system; utilizing personal computers for data management and information dissemination; communicating effectively with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Preferred Epic experience.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 4/17/2023 5:00 PM Pacific
|Employer||University Medical Center of Southern Nevada|