|Employer:||SwedishAmerican, A Division of UW Health
|Required Certifications:||CPC or CCS
Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.
We are seeking a Coder/Documentation Trainer/Auditor to:
•Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs.
•Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.
•Audit charts for appropriate coding documentation practices.
•Maintain current knowledge of change reporting of related CPT and ICD-10 systems.
•Provide regular education programs to providers and other professional staff.
•Review inpatient, surgery center and outpatient records and assign appropriate CPT and ICD10 diagnosis.
•Provide feedback and information to providers ensuring adherence with compliance guidelines and expedited reimbursement.
•Participate in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives.
•At least two years of CPT, ICD-10 coding systems and chart auditing experience preferred.
•Experience preferred in educating physicians regarding coding, charting and other relevant processes, in an individual and group setting.
•Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and ancillary tests/procedures.
•Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail required.
•Strong oral presentation skills.
•Ability to decipher documentation from various physicians.
Licenses and Certifications:
•Current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) or equivalent.
SwedishAmerican offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.
SwedishAmerican serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities--also a Magnet®-designated facility-- is dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep our patients and their families well. In fact, quality drives all that we do. In recent years, our commitment to quality and excellence has resulted in more national awards, for quality and preference than any other health system in northern Illinois.
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SwedishAmerican, A division of UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.