Ridgeview Medical Center Coding Educator, Hospital - Chaska, Full Time (80hrs) in Chaska, Minnesota
Requisition Number: 5632 Location: Chaska Medical Plaza Address: 3000 Hundertmark Road City: Chaska State: MN Category: Revenue Cycle Services FTE: 1.0 Primary Shift: 1st Weekend Rotation: No Holiday Rotation: No Description Purpose of Job This position provides coding education to medical staff and others regarding documentation, reimbursement and data interpretation for coded data. Provides one-on-one as well as classroom WebEx and written education. Acts as a coding expert. Conducts the quality review of coding, recommends coding guidelines and coding policy changes. Develops process improvement activities. Job Functions Analyzes and evaluates clinical and operational systems relative to chart review and other study methods. Makes recommendations for data quality improvements and revenue enhancements. Monitors coding compliance via pre-billing coding, compliance software reviews and through other methods. Provides feedback to the medical staff and management team regarding ICD-10/CPT-4 coding assignment and related clinical documentation. Assists with and/or provides suggestions for continuing education topics and issues for coding staff. Educates groups and individuals regarding coding and the reimbursement process. Interacts and educates medical and coding staff. Supports coding program initiatives. Acts as a liaison among all departments with respect to coding issues. Anticipates and responds to changing skills requirements. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements Employment Requirements Minimum Education/Work Experience/License/Certifications 3 years of clinical coding experience including education of staff Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Detail oriented and analytical in nature Knowledge of coding principles (ICD-10/CPT4/HCPCS) Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, disease processes, and pharmacology-drug names Knowledge of basic computer functions and Microsoft Office applications Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above Preferred Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's degree Experience with chart auditing CPC, CCS, RHIT or other coding certification Ridgeview Medical Center will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, union membership, creed, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or any other category that may be protected by law.