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HIM Charge Capture Consultant - Part Time
Summary
Title:HIM Charge Capture Consultant - Part Time
ID:110803
Department:Revenue Cycle
Location:Oakland, CA
Description
**** NOTE: Travel between Medical Center facilities may be required. - Very little travel is expected. And it would be local travel during the day. 
This could convert to an FTE role for the right candidate. 
This is a Part-Time position 


Daily Duties:
The Charge Capture Consultant will provide coding content expertise for new or enhanced charge capture initiatives.
Ongoing maintenance in multiple clinical specialty areas, supplies, implants, facility and ancillary services.
Works in collaboration with various workgroup and departments in the region is required.
Understand EPIC files, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS classification systems, and generic codes and pricing related to Charge Capture.
Establishes and maintains relationships with leaders from all areas of  Client's Hospital and Medical Group, and other departments and areas of Client, including EHR Systems and Information Technology.
Participates in committees, provides information when requested, reviews operational performance, and balances priorities.
Assists Department Manager requested and needed.

Top 3-5 Daily Responsibilities:
1. Process map development
2. Serve as SME on charge capture projects

Top 3-5 Required Skills:
1. Proficient with Visio
2. Physician billing coding expertise highly preferred
3. Lab coding expertise preferred

Soft Skills:
1. Self starter with proactive approach
2. Ability to independently problem solve
3. Team player

Overall Job Description:

Education/License/Certification: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management, Management, Business Administration, Health Care, Public Health, Finance, and/or other Allied Health.
Certification by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in one of the following: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Professional (CCP). 

Qualifications: 
Five years coding experience in at least one of the following specialty areas: radiology, laboratory, cardiology, GI, Ortho, Supplies & Implants, or neurology).
Understand knowledge of reimbursement guidelines as it relates to charge capture. 

Demonstrate ability to understand, utilize and apply HIM principles, practices, and standards related to electronic health records, confidentiality of patient information, and technologies impacting HIM. 

Demonstrate operational expertise in HIM functions including record management, chart completion, release of information, coding (including use of ICD-9-CM and CPT), abstracting, data reporting, and revenue cycle charge capture. 

Demonstrate ability to interact with diverse groups at all levels of the organization and must have excellent communication & presentation skills (written and verbal).
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, build effective teams & motivated self-starter.
Demonstrate ability to respond to detailed questions from Hospital HIM operational units (coding, release of information, record retrieval, transcription, etc.); review analytical data and monitor quality reviews and identify HIM operational trends and benchmarks; develop data requirements and work with analytical groups to extract, organize and analyze data; develop and implement uniform IT platforms. 

Demonstrate experience with results-oriented approach; must excel in a collaborative and consensus building environment. 

Must be proficient in using a computer system including use of standard office applications (email, word processing, spreadsheet, etc.). 

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
Electronic Health Record experience preferred. 

Duties: 
Expert in assigned specialty areas: to include system build, regional resource to clinical operations, reimbursement guidelines, coding rules and regulations, and outside reference structures. 
Originator of initial system requests in tracking system for new services upon meeting guidelines defined by Charge Capture. All fee schedule implications must be considered and impact analysis completed. A comprehensive summary will be prepared for consideration against clinical operations and revenue impact.
Monitoring of classification system updates for application within assigned venue. Preparation of recommendations and position statement for incorporation into existing practice. Analyze and assign updates to appropriate department navigator(s) and coordinate with all fee schedule(s) entries. 
Meet and/or exceed Revenue Cycle and KPHC deadlines within regulatory mandates and to meet SOX compliance. 
Prepare communication content addressing pending changes/updates for distribution through appropriate communication streams. 



 
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