The Society of Interventional
Radiology (SIR) is a thriving professional medical society dedicated to
optimizing patient care and improving lives through minimally invasive,
image-guided treatments. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, SIR represents one of
the most innovative, exciting and competitive specialties in medicine today.
SIR is a 501(c)(6) professional
association that supports more than 8,100 interventional radiology physicians,
trainees, medical students, scientists and clinical professionals. SIR is also
comprised of SIR’s 501(c)(3) Foundation, which focuses on research and
fundraising to advance the future of interventional radiology. Together SIR and
SIR Foundation have nearly 50 staff, combined annual revenues of $12.6 million,
and assets of nearly $17 million.
The Society of interventional
Radiology is growing it’s Clinical and Practice Affairs Division. In this new
role the associate will be responsible to monitor, analyze, and
contribute to the impact of proposed regulatory or payer policies impacting interventional
practices. The Associate will liaison with private payers/insurers/employers/health
systems on issues related to the delivery of interventional radiology (IR) services.
This position will provide a career growth opportunity through stakeholder
engagement with medical associations, employers, business coalitions and
patient groups, by supporting the delivery of quality care.
Functions and Responsibilities
Provide support to the Manager of Coding
Develop and maintain relationships
with representatives of payers and other stakeholders that develop coverage and
payment policies that impact the delivery of interventional radiology services.
Maintain and expand network with
other health and medical organizations and coalitions that address private
sector and workforce issues.
Track interventional radiology news
on upcoming policies that will impact IR services.
Provide support to our CPT, RUC, and
MEDCAC representatives. Support payment processes including securing
reimbursement and coverage for new and emerging procedures.
Organize coding and health policy webinars
and IR coding curriculum courses that support our IR membership.
Delage work between, chairs,
workgroups and external consultants.
Secondary Functions and Responsibilities
Schedules weekly check in with
chairs, monthly meetings with workgroup and ad hoc committee meetings. Provides
the agendas for each meeting and takes meeting minutes in a timely fashion to
ensure action items are completed by the deadline.
Updates the website monthly or more
as needed with coding and reimbursement content that is beneficial to our IR
Drafts monthly newsletters to help
communicate committee achievements regarding payment policy, coding guidance
and CPT/RUC initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Understanding of CPT coding, revenue cycle and
· Understanding of Medicare & Medicaid and private
· Project scoping
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and
strong attention to detail.
Able to consistently work with
multiple projects and priorities, a keen eye for detail.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word,
Excel and PowerPoint.)
Strong written and verbal communication skills with a
focus on interpretation of statistical output appropriate for a variety of audiences.
Presents a positive, professional appearance and conveys a
2+ years related experience with either
a radiology practice or a medical office, health care
and/or medical association environment.
CPC certification required, RCC
after one year of employment and RCCIR or CIRCC after two years of employment.
An understanding of medical coding
including CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10, DRGs, etc.
Small, fast paced open office
environment with moderate noise levels. Use of phones and computers for
extended periods of time. Utilize office equipment and communication
technologies for conference calls and teleconference meetings/webinars.
Requires general mobility to move through the facility. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Frequent interaction with internal staff and
physician members/board via phone, in person, email and other mediums. Normal
sitting and standing activities for an office environment. Some travel
Due to the
COVID-19 pandemic SIR is allowing its staff to work remotely on a temporary
is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment is decided on the basis of
qualifications, merit and business need.”
To apply for this role click here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/540424