Medical Coding Supervisor

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Sep 29, 2021
Full Time Assistant/Support

Job Description

EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.75% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!  GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE! THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. Position Summary: Oversees the daily operations and delivery of coding and coding compliance services. Duties include staff supervision, quality assurance, scheduling, monitoring work flow and preparing productivity reports.  Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Associates Degree in health information management, medical records administration, health services administration, health sciences, or a related field and four (4) years of coding experience and two (2) years experience as a supervisor. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); or Certified Professional Coder (CPC); or Certified Coding Specialist - Physician based (CCS-P) certification. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Coding principles and guidelines including, but not limited to ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT/E&M, and HCPCS. Federal, state and county laws and regulations governing coding and abstracting medical records; modern theories, principles and practices of effective supervision; budget principles and practices; principles of information management including principles of confidentiality and other patient rights; data collection and analysis techniques; personal computers and associate software applications; revenue cycle workflows including, but not limited to charges/charge master, code edits, auditing, denials management, and documentation improvement; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Effectively supervising assigned staff; facilitating resolution of conflicts among staff, training staff; applying budget principles and practices; identifying and implementing performance standards; problem solving; using 3M 360 or similar integrated encoder computer assisted coding systems; Webex; running queries; reviewing denials; preparing technical reports; organizing and prioritizing among conflicting priorities; applying team building concepts; facilitating groups; performing statistical analysis; organizing and prioritizing among conflicting priorities; applying team building concepts; facilitating groups; performing statistical analysis; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Employment Type (feed only)

Full Time