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Job Title: SUPERVISOR, SPECIALTY CODING

Employer:Cleveland Clinic
Type:OTHER
Required Certifications:Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from the American Academy of Professional Coders or Certified Coding Specialist/Physician (CCS/P),Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) from the American Health Information Management Association required.
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location:9500 Euclid Avenue Cleveland 44195, OH, US
Date Posted:6/19/2019

JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises employees within the Coding section. Assists the Manager with personnel-related duties. Organizes, directs, coordinates, and controls coding section activity. Assesses, develops, and implements efficient systems that meet CCHS, JCAHO, and other government regulations. May serve as a liaison between the Coding section and other CCHS Departments. Interacts with Revenue Cycle Management regarding billing issues and claims denials.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises coding section personnel in daily operational activities.
  • Directs the performance of inpatient coding and outpatient coding for the purpose of accurate patient billing.
  • Supports internal and external coding review and education.
  • Maintains and monitors performance indicators for unbilled coding accounts receivable and formulates action plans to reduce the number of outstanding cases.
  • Identifies all problem areas and areas of opportunity regarding unbilled accounts.
  • Monitors and maintains data on employee compliance with productivity and quality standards and takes appropriate action.
  • Interacts with downstream departments on Revenue Cycle Management, Liaison and ITD, regarding billing related questions and/or accounts receivable.
  • Management-level responsibilities include: hiring, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, training, work distribution and flow, and employee engagement.
  • Administers corrective action for areas of responsibilities.
  • Develops and implements efficient systems and work flow to meet both CCF and government regulations.
  • Protects the confidentiality of patient information per HIPAA regulations.
  • May develop, implement, process and maintain clinical data computer systems.
  • May protect the interest of the Clinic with HIM vendors. Interacts with ITD in the support of systems and processes in the section.
  • Facilitates/trains coding staff on daily activities. Monitors and ensures time and attendance policy for the section.
  • Interacts with the Coding Quality and Education Supervisor to support Coding Quality and Education initiatives.
  • Interacts with the Supervisor of CDI to support the program initiatives and strategic planning goals.
  • Promotes good morale and cooperation: encourages others, values their input, shares information and seeks ways to add value both to the customer and to the team.
  • Anticipates and responds to changing skills requirements.
  • Seeks opportunities to learn new skills and actively coaches and encourages team members to do the same.
  • Prepares and presents at meetings.
  • Integrates team into the coding process to promote their development.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or related field required.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from the American Academy of Professional Coders or Certified Coding Specialist/Physician (CCS/P), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) from the American Health Information Management Association required.

COMPLEXITY OF WORK:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Knowledge of medical record technology, statistics, and organization sufficient to identify and interpret clinical data, integrity of the data.
  • Knowledge of supervisory techniques and methods and ability to train others in abstracting techniques and methods.
  • Advanced knowledge of supervision, training/development, public relations and project management practices preferred.
  • Comfortable with public speaking.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1 year of coding experience in a lead role in a Professional Fee Coding environment.
  • An Associate’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years of coding experience, including 1 years in a lead role, may offset the Bachelor’s Degree.
  • A High School Diploma and a minimum of 5 years of coding experience, including 3 years in a lead role, may offset the Bachelor’s Degree.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.
  • May require periods of sitting, standing and the ability to walk to various locations throughout the Foundation to attend meetings.
  • Must have normal or correction vision.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate verbally by phone or in person.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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