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Director, Coding & Charge Capture Job in Seattle, Washington

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Job Title: Director, Coding & Charge Capture

Employer:UW Physicians
Skills:Coding,Strategy,Leadership,Communication,Professional Fee
Required Certifications:Professional Coding Certification
Location:P.O Box 50095 Seattle 98104, WA, US
Date Posted:3/5/2019

Position Summary

The Director of Coding & Charge Capture has direct oversight and accountability for all aspects of the Department of Coding & Charge Capture.  S/he is responsible for ensuring that: (i) each clinical department’s coding structure meets the needs of the department and its physicians while simultaneously enhancing UW Physicians’(UWP) culture of compliance and Business Excellence, (ii) all coders are effectively, efficiently, and accurately conducting all aspects of coding for their assigned department, (iii) physician champions and compliance trainers are appropriately incorporated into the coding and charge capture process, and (iv) complete charge capture/reconciliation is conducted and timeliness and/or missing charge issues are communicated to the clinical department administrators.

The Director of Coding & Charge Capture has overall responsibility for all staff within the Coding & Charge Capture Department and directly supervises the Managers of Coding & Charge Capture, the Coding Business Analyst, and Administrative Analyst.  The Director provides leadership and direction regarding critical decision-making that affects performance management strategies as they relate to the coding and charge capture process within UWP.

The Director will routinely work with the UWP Practice Advisors, Leadership throughout UW Medicine, in particular, the Directors of Health Information Management, Department Chairs and Directors, Physician Champions and Physicians. 

Who we are:

UW Physicians' mission is to serve our patients by supporting our physicians. Through innovation, business excellence and collaboration with our UW Medicine partners, we deliver accurate, timely, and cost effective billing, collection, and other administrative services to our physicians. Located in the Columbia Tower in Downtown Seattle, we are committed to working collaboratively to create a culture focused on service excellence -- as well as one that values our patients and their families, our physicians and all our employees.

Who you are:

• Team Player - you demonstrate strong interpersonal skills & enjoy collaboration. You value your colleague's contributions and take pride in your work.
• Ethical Worker - you take an unbiased approach in all situations.
• Strategic - you find new ways to apply your knowledge to improve daily processes. You get the big picture.


Bachelor’s degree in business, health administration or related field required; Master’s degree preferred


7 years of progressive management experience in Coding and Charge Capture with at least 2 years at a senior level

3 years of experience in Professional Fee coding, preferably in an academic healthcare environment

Demonstrated ability to lead projects and drive organization performance improvement

Experience working with a unionized workforce, strongly preferred



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