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2/15/2016
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Hospital Coding Auditor Job
Centura Health | US Air Force, Colorado
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Job Description

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 18,100 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.



 



Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.



Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.



 



If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 64943



Recruiter Contact: michellejetter@centura.org



Schedule: Monday-Friday



Shift: Days


 



Subject matter expert to facility and Coding Service Center personnel for the assigned patient types and/or service lines in inpatient and/or outpatient coding. Responsible for answering coding and billing questions . Works in conjunction with the Coding Service Center leadership team in planning and performing coding education and training statewide, including ICD-10. Responsible for performing internal audits and follow up education. Facilitates and promotes standardization of coding practices, monitors and communicates regulatory coding and billing changes for timely and accurate implementation. Participates in short-term and long-term strategic planning with regard to compliant coding and regulatory billing practices.



 



Minimum Education Requirements



High School Diploma or GED required; Associate Degree preferred Minimum of successful completion of coding certificate program by specialty as appropriate Demonstrate expert technical coding competency in coding with ICD-9, CPT-4, HCPCS codes, modifiers, MS-DRGs, APRs and APCs, as appropriate for the assigned patient types and/or service lines responsible for in the position Demonstrates intermediate skills in coding with ICD-10-CM and PCS Advance knowledge of disease management, anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology and coding systems (i.e. 3M) Advanced knowledge of 3M Encoder, Coding Clinic Guidelines, LMRPs, CMS Program Memorandums related to coding and billing practices, and Nosology, and charge description master (CDM).



 



Minimum Experience Requirements



5 years coding experience in an acute care setting required. 3 years experience in internal auditing and/or coding education; prefer multi-healthcare setting experience Must demonstrate competency of inpatient and outpatient coding and guidelines, as appropriate Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and troubleshooting computer problems Excellent verbal and written communication skills



 



License/Certifications



Current AHIMA credentials (i.e. RHIA, RHIT, CCS, RCC) required and maintained ICD-10 trainer certification required and maintained (Prefer upon hire, and if not, required to obtain upon a mutually agreed upon timeframe)


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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