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Pathology Coding Supervisor Job in Phoenix, Arizona

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Job Title: Pathology Coding Supervisor

Employer:Pathology Billing Services
Type: Full-Time,
Skills:coding,billing,auditing,supervisor
Specialties:pathology
Preferred Certifications:CPT,CMC,CPC
Required Experience:5 to 7 years
Preferred Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:1929 W Lone Cqctus,Phoenix 85027, AZ, US
Date Posted:11/10/2020

The Auditor Supervisor position provides comprehensive advanced supervisory support to the Auditor staff of Pathology Billing Services, LLC, to enhance the efficient operation of the department.  All work generated is expected to be verified for accuracy. All employees are responsible for supporting the company’s goals and mission, by following all company policies and procedures. 

1.     Act as first line supervisor to all Auditor employees of PBS, LLC.

2.     Review Clin-Path Pathology and Pathology Specialists of Arizona billing accounts.  Add CPT codes, ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes as necessary, making corrections as appropriate. 

3.     Acts as coordinator for information needed to accurately audit and code hospital and ancillary service center patient charges.

4.     Works with management to train staff on auditing/coding

5.     Ensure that all locations and auditors at PBS have cross training coverage available.

6.     Complete routine QA for auditing staff.

7.     Works with management to generate required PQRS reporting.

8.     Provides support to billing staff for appeals and grievances for denied previously audited claims.

9.     Maintains current knowledge on CCI, LCD, MUE and CMS billing guidelines and reports changes to management in a written format to include recommended change in coding process.

10.   Reports any inconsistencies in coding to management in a written format.

11.   Generate routine and impromptu reporting for the staff as it pertains to managing the workflows ensuring the integrity of the coding.

12.   Verify all workflows are continuously maintained timely and accurately.

13.   Prepare recommendations for problematic payer trends and present, in writing to the Administrative Director.

14.   Report any known backlogs, in writing, to the Administrative Director, with a recommendation for resolution.

15.   Provide a written report of outstanding tasks and projects to the Administrative Director on a weekly basis.

16.   Draft office policy and procedure, to include updates as needed; submit to the Administrative Director for approval.

17.   Coordinate department and company operating procedures with all other intercompany management to ensure that all departments correlate for a successful outcome.

18.   Remain available to assist with cross-coverage as needed.

19.   Maintain and support a working knowledge of HIPAA, government and all applicable compliance standards.

20.   Adheres to all office procedures and guidelines.

Management of staff:

21.   Prepare work schedules, verify hours worked, approve time off requests and monitor PTO schedules for hourly rate employees.

22.   Assist with the interview and recruitment of PBS, LLC employees.

23.   Assist with the annual evaluation and disciplinary action of PBS, LLC employees.

24.   Monitor the staff’s daily activity and interact with them at a minimum of three times daily.

25.   Coach employees and provide manageable goals when they are not reaching quota in either quality or quantity.

26.   Review and respond to employee questions, concerns and issues within a 24-48 hour period.

27.   Implement training to staff using current accurate documentation and document training process using established company status and progress procedures.

28.   Report any disruptive behavior patterns to the Administrative Director with a recommendation of resolution.

29.   Maintain anecdotal notes of discussions or intermittent occurrences as they pertain to individual employees.

30.   Support and enforce policy and procedure to all staff members.

 

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

1.     Remain available to interact with difficult clientele telephonically

2.     Assist with billing duties as needed.

3.     Assist with special projects as needed.

4.     All duties as assigned.

5.     Assist the Administrative Director with employee evaluation, written and verbal reprimands.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Five years of advanced billing support experience in a corporate setting. 

·         Knowledge of business software including word processing, spreadsheets and application presentations. 

·         Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to be utilized in interfacing with all levels of management. 

·         Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple and diverse priorities simultaneously, meeting deadlines as required. 

·         Ability to handle highly confidential information. 

·         Ability to exercise independent judgment. 

·         Knowledge of standard office equipment. 

·         Ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds and sit for long periods of time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the duties of this job. Pathology Billing Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and gender identity. PBS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

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