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HIM Coding Consultant - Multi Specialty
Summary
Title:HIM Coding Consultant - Multi Specialty
ID:110800
Department:Health Information Management
Location:Oakland, CA
Description
NOTE: Travel between Medical Center facilities may be required. 


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) with Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)/ or Certified Coding Professional (CCP). 


Description:
Establishes and maintains relationships with leaders from all areas and departments within Client's facilities including Information Technology.
Participates in committees, provides information when requested, reviews operational performance, and balances priorities.
Assists Department Manager requested and needed. 


Qualifications: 
Five years experience 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 all 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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