at USA Medical Staff (view profile)
Published August 5, 2022
Location Remote, Position
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  


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Extremely competitive salary range!


The Director, Inpatient Coding is responsible for developing, operationalizing, and monitoring best practice inpatient coding teams and processes throughout the hospital's health system, including affiliates, leading to the compliant, and timely coding of inpatient encounters for use in claim submission, and regulatory, quality, and population health reporting to support the delivery of safe and effective patient care.
This leader, in collaboration with the Executive Director, Coding, manages the planning and operational direction of inpatient coding for the system. This leader, in collaboration with direct-report managers, is responsible for the coordination and administration of the inpatient coding function ensuring organizational performance is in alignment with the short term and long-term coding goals of the hospital's health system.
Provides overall management and oversight of inpatient coding, abstracting functions
Provides management and oversight of the development of standardized policies, procedures, and practices related to inpatient coding and abstracting across all regions
Develops and monitors overall compliance to inpatient coding related KPI’s and other metrics
Manages and provides oversight of inpatient coding managers
Coordinates all inpatient coding-related Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) functions
Provides inpatient coding expertise and direction to other departments, medical staff and other providers to improve clinical documentation as guided by official coding guidelines
Works closely with the Director, Coding Quality & Education and Compliance to ensure a high-level of coding accuracy, and compliance with official coding and regulatory guidelines
Works closely with the Senior Manager, Coding Support to ensure a high-level of claim and coding data throughput
Manages the proficient utilization of coding technology and use of common tools including encoders, groupers, computer assisted coding and other systems related to coding /abstracting
Develops and monitors metrics related to coding productivity and quality
Leads projects which include financial and quality analysis, problem solving, and team collaboration
Leads inpatient coding integration activities
Communicate ideas or positions in a persuasive manner that builds support, agreement, or commitment
Establishes strong relationships with external stakeholders such as CDI, Risk/Integrity/Compliance, Quality, Providers, Revenue Integrity, Payer-yield, Information Services, and other departments within the organization
Required qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree/AHIMA accredited HIM program or other healthcare related field of study.    Or equivalent educ/experience
Registered Health Information Administrator or Registered Health Information Technician
Certified Coding Specialist
7 years Management/supervisory role in overseeing coding operations and teams in an acute care environment.
10 or more years extensive background in ICD-10-CM coding and official hospital coding guidelines.
Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security.  We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.
About the department you will serve.
One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the hospital's employees who work throughout our hospital's Health & Services (PH&S) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to   California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - No
Commission Compensation - No
Bonus Eligible - No
Overtime Eligible - No
Interview Travel Reimbursed - No
7+ to 10 years experience
Seniority Level - Director
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally
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