Coding Manager - Facility Services, Las Vegas, Nevada

Created 03/19/2023
Reference 619922
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Nevada
City Las Vegas
Salary $73,715.20 - $117,936.00 Annually
Position Summary


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 is an AT-WILL position and will serve at the pleasure of the Chief Executive Officer.

Position Summary:
Responsible for managing the coordination of accurate and compliant inpatient and outpatient hospital coding of pertinent medical information to include MS-DRGs. diagnoses and procedures performed with adherence to established coding guidelines of ICD-10, CPT, governmental and third-party payers; 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.

Job Requirement

Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management or related field and five (5) years of coding/auditing experience in in an acute care setting - including inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory surgery, three (3) years of which were in a supervisory/management role.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Certification in one of the following: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), issued by the American Health Information Management Association

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Federal, state and county laws and regulations governing coding; modern theories, principles and practices of effective supervision; coding principles and guidelines including, but not limited to ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT/E&M, and HCPCS; coding documentation and billing regulations related to Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance; revenue cycle workflows including, but not limited to charges/charge master, code edits, auditing, denials management, and documentation improvement; 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; department and hospital safety practice 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

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