HIM Inpatient Coding Auditor I (Multiple Positions)

  • Parkland Heath and Hospital System
  • Aug 13, 2021

Job Description

: Conducts audits of medical record coding to ensure compliance with established guidelines, provides results of audits, and assists with educational activities related to findings to promote adherence to state/federal laws and regulatory requirements.   Minimum Specifications:  Education: -Must be a graduate of a Health Information Management program or must have successfully completed an approved Coding educational program.   Experience: -Must be a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) plus four years of review/coding experience; -OR, -Must be a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) plus six years of review/coding experience; -OR, -Must be a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), -Certified Coding Specialist-Physician -(CCS-P), -Certified Professional Coder (CPC),or Certified Professional Coder-Hospital -(CPC-H) with eight years of review coding experience.   Equivalent Education and/or Experience -May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for the experience requirements.   Certification/Registration/Licensure: -Must be a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or -Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), or -Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P), or Certified Professional Coder (CPC),or -Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H).   Required Tests for Placement: -Applicants as of January 31, 2018 must pass with a minimum score of 85% or above the pre-employment coding test prior to hire.   Skills or Special Abilities: -Must be able to demonstrate time management, organizational, oral and written communication skills. -Must be proficient and demonstrate and advanced knowledge in ICD-9-CM and CPT/HCPCS coding and abstracting and have an advanced clinical knowledge of medical terminology, disease process and pharmacology. -Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of reimbursement (Medicare and Medicaid) principles and methodologies (MS-DRG and APC). -Must have a working knowledge of the compliance guidelines related to coding and billing. -Must have strong skills in diplomacy, professionalism and trustworthiness. -Must be able to demonstrate excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet and database management software proficiency.   Additional information: This is a remote position Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. Nearest Major Market: Dallas Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth Job Segment: Medical, Medical Coding, Patient Care, Medicare, Medicaid, Healthcare