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Job Title: Sr Director of Education and Documentation

Employer:Envision Physician Services
Type:Full-Time
Specialties:Provider Education and Documentation in Anesthesia, Hospital Medicine or Emergency Medicine
Required Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:Nashville, TN
Date Posted:11/22/2019

Envision Physician Services is a multi-specialty physician group and practice management company. Established in 1953, our organization provides anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, primary/urgent care, surgical services, and women’s and children’s health services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Sheridan Healthcare, EmCare, Reimbursement Technologies and Emergency Medical Associates have recently joined forces to form Envision Physician Services.  As one organization, we now provide a greater scope of service than any other national physician group. Our collective experience from hundreds of local, customized engagements, culture of continuous lean process improvement, and team of experts in the business of healthcare enable us to better solve complex problems and consistently give healthcare organizations confidence in our execution. Our combined organization serves more than 780 healthcare facilities in 48 states and the District of Columbia. 

 

If you are looking for a stable, fast-paced, growing company in the healthcare industry that is committed to innovation, excellence and integrity, then this may be a great next step in the advancement of your career.

 

We currently have a unique opportunity available for (3) experienced documentation and education leaders in Nashville, TN.  The Sr. Director of Provider Documentation and Education position is a tremendous opportunity for experienced education leaders, in either anesthesia, emergency or hospital medicine.  Strong working knowledge in the operations, revenue excellence and quality programs across these service lines. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package, 401k with company match and a generous paid time off and vacation policy. 

 

Summary

The Sr. Director of Provider of Documentation and Education is responsible for the daily operation of the Provider Documentation Education Department and staff in the process of educating all providers on appropriate clinical documentation.  Direct the management team and staff, to ensure that provider documentation is as accurate as possible.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·       Responsible for providing leadership and direction to the respective service line provider documentation education program.

·       Oversee the day-to day operations of the service line provider education strategies.

·       Maintain high levels of both written and oral communication with internal departments.

·       Work closely with Service Line RCM offices to help resolve documentation-based issues with clients and providers.

·       Maintains and manages the documentation education process to be able to improve provider documentation.

·       Provides direction on training, communication and provider engagement strategies.

·       Provides constructive feedback to Documentation staff members regarding their performance via daily verbal communication and yearly written reviews.

·       Accountable for meeting the needs of the service line as identified by chart reviews, analytics, and provider outreach conducted by the service line.

·       Provide VP of Provider Documentation and Education for service line KPIs and metrics.

·       Serves as a liaison and subject matter expert to provider leadership, coding, quality, compliance and communication teams at the request of the Vice President.

·       Engages with Site Medical Directors and Senior Vice Presidents in the mission of accurate provider documentation.

·       Provides support and guidance to the Documentation staff when questions and problems arise.

·       Develops and implements new systems and procedures to better enable the Documentation staff members to be able to complete their job duties.

·       Facilitates an atmosphere that fosters teamwork.

·       Implements the policies and procedures for the department.

·       Delegates appropriately to subordinates; communicates expectations clearly and thoroughly regarding all delegated work.

·       Forecasts and anticipates other operating expense needs (e.g., travel, training, and consulting). Makes recommendations to VP regarding operating and capital budgets.

·       Leads initiatives to develop new approaches to streamline existing processes, reorganize work, implement new technologies, and improve resource utilization, with a focus on best cost methods.

·       Mentors employees, conducts performance evaluations, counsels and provides corrective actions to assigned personnel, and works to facilitate individual and team development that drives positive results. Champions affirmative action efforts in all aspects of employment, including but not limited to staffing, training, and promotions. Responsible for compliance with and enforcement of company/department policies and procedures.

·       Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

·       Reads and abides by the company’s code of conduct, ethics statements, employee handbook(s), policies and procedures and other corporate mandates, including participation in mandatory training programs

·       Reports any real or suspected violation of the corporate compliance program, company policies and procedures, harassment or other prohibited activities in accordance with the reporting policies of the company

·       Obtains clarification of policy whenever necessary and may use the resources available through the Compliance, Human Resources or Legal Department to do so

·       Support and abide by the values of the company

o   Excellence – Going above and beyond to deliver the highest quality care and experience to our patients and teammates

o   Collaboration – Being inclusive and supportive of one another to deliver improved outcomes to our patients and teammates

o   Ethical Responsibility – Acting with the utmost integrity and doing the right thing, even when nobody is watching

o   Engagement – Promote an environment where clinicians and teammates thrive, feel passion and joy for what they do, take care of each other, and are proud of who we are and what we do.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

·       Deep knowledge of the rules/regulations of Medicare/Medicaid and other government payors as well as commercial insurers and specialty contracts to ensure accurate and timely billing and payment of claims.

·       Solid understanding of medical insurance industry terminology.

·       In depth experience with payor-specific requirements and guidelines for the Documentation department.

·       Maintains up to date knowledge of HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley and other critical governmental regulations.

·       Possesses strong management principles.

·       Communicates effectively, (both orally and in writing) in English.

·       Conveys thoughts in a well-organized, concise manner. Uses appropriate grammar and punctuation in written documents.

·       Performs in a consistently-organized manner with strong attention to detail.

 

Education/Experience

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Healthcare from a four-year College or University. Master’s degree in Business, Health Care Administration, Health Information Technology Nursing or a related clinical field of study preferred.

·       Five or more years of progressive leadership experience in clinical documentation management.

·       Highly proficient in Professional Coding

·       Demonstrated ability to deploy effective tools required for program success related to communications, analytics, education and training

·       Proven track record of engaging providers in documentation improvement.

 

Certificates and Licenses

·       Clinical experience preferred.

If you are ready to join an exciting, progressive company and have a strong work ethic, join our team of experts! We offer a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. 

 

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