Medical Coding Supervisor

  • Location
    Tempe, Arizona
  • Category
    Health Care - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_7_849079_2811321
  • Job Type
    Direct Hire

Ajilon is seeking a Medical Coding Supervisor for a healthcare company in the easy valley. This is a direct hire opportunity. In this position, you will ensure coding accuracy and revenue integrity for appropriate reimbursement. This role includes the leadership of all coding staff, education, and auditing of their performance and productivity. The manager will provide hands on support, represent the department at meetings and provide physician education in interpretation, coding compliance and documentation improvement. Functions as a coach and mentor to the coding specialists.

Key Result Areas:

· Oversees department’s work queues and productivity reports to ensure timely submission of charges.

· Develops and implements standardized physician-based coding guidelines and documentation requirements.

· Provides education and guidance on professional coding policies, guidelines and procedures to maximize revenue opportunities while minimizing compliance risk.

· Reconciles changes and analyzes productivity and reimbursement reports to identify trends and improve revenue opportunities.

· Manage, identify, research, resolve and report any issues involving daily workflow and quality of work.

· Works with revenue cycle management to ensure compliance guidelines are established consistently throughout organization.

· Keeps up to date with new technology in coding and abstracting software and other forms of automation and stays informed about transaction code sets, HIPAA requirements and other potential issues impacting coding functions.

· Participates in and/or supports the orientation of newly hired staff members.

· Provide leadership, training and review coding to evaluate performance of Coding Specialists.

· Maintains both internal and external customer and client relationships as required and manages expectations related to the performance of deliverables and non-standard issue resolution.

· Maintain compliance with Federal and State regulations

· Budget Management for department

· Process improvement for department

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Health Administration field is preferred

· CPC in good standing with AAPC

· 5 years progressive professional coding experience with extensive knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT codes assignment, principles and guidelines, reimbursement systems, and federal, state and payer-specific regulations and policies relating to documentation, coding and billing

· 2 years supervisory experience

· Strong knowledge of medical billing practices

· Working knowledge of anatomy and procedural terminology

· Understanding of HIPAA laws and regulations

· Computer proficiency, (MS Office – Word, Excel, Power Point)

Core Competencies:

· Expert knowledge of coding, billing and third-party reimbursement

· Ability to manage multiple projects

· Strong prioritization, analytical and critical thinking skills

· Strong organizational and leadership skills, responsible for the work outcomes and results of their staff

· Demonstrated strong communication (both orally and written), problem-solving, analytical and time management skills

· Fosters an environment that promotes responsibility, transparency, and cooperation

· Keeps information confidential and complying with all HIPAA standards

· Ability to integrate industry best practices into current operations

· Ability to coach, mentor and teach staff and leaders to integrate process and performance improvements

Equipment/Software/Systems Used:

· Intermediate level proficiency with Excel, Access and PowerPoint

· PM Software, Athena experience preferred

· pMD experience preferred

Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

CPC through AAPC or RHIA

Ajilon is always hiring! If you are interested in this, or any other opportunities we may have, apply today or send your resume to Angela.Walton@ajilon.com and we can discuss additional job openings



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