Imagine a career at one of the nation's
most advanced health networks.
Be part of an exceptional health care
experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network,
a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of
opportunity to do great work.
LVHN has been ranked among the "Best
Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're
a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses
Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and
quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh
Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received
an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring
2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's
commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on
delivering the best health care possible every day.
Whether you're considering your next career
move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Job Summary: Please note this is a Remote opportunity.
Incumbent is responsible for developing,
implementing, and maintaining a coding and reimbursement quality management
plan for assigned area of responsibility at the network level. Responsible for
training and education of coding and clinical staff. Serves as a Coding
Resource for the organization. The output of the HIM Coding Department is used
for financial and billing purposes, to meet licensure requirements, network
quality initiatives, for statistics, and for public hospital and physician
reporting. Areas of responsibility may include either inpatient or outpatient
facility coding or a variety of provider based services.
Minimum Requirements: Associates Degree or work experience in a complex
coding environment equivalent to Associates Degree. AHIMA/AAPC coding
Four (4) years’ experience in
coding/abstracting of complex patient encounters required. As applicable to
role assigned (either hospital based or provider based venue) - expert
knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS, HCPCs/CPT, modifiers, charge applications, and
reimbursement methodologies (DRG, APC, or wRVUs). Strong knowledge of medical
terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, regulatory agency
requirements, severity of illness classification, and health care statistics
computation. Strong PC and Microsoft Office Skills. Demonstrated leadership and
interpersonal skills and excellent communication and presentation skills
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree preferred
Licensure and Certifications: AHIMA or AAPC credential
Influenza vaccination is required at most
LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically
contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is
strongly encouraged for all colleagues.