Supervisor Medical Coding
Department: Health Information Management
Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week
This position can be worked from a remote location.
As an Inpatient Coding Supervisor for Valleywise Health, you will be responsible for staffing, productivity reporting, and providing direction to a diverse team of inpatient coders who are eager to learn best practices that will meet the organization’s goals. As a Level I Trauma Teaching Hospital, you will have the opportunity to team up and collaborate with the Outpatient Coding Supervisor, Sr. Coding Manager, Clinical Documentation Specialists, and HIM leadership.
We need your passion to empower our promise to provide exceptional care, without exception, to every patient, every time. If this describes you, apply now to join our team.
Annual Salary Range: $68,307.00 - $100,755.00
Requires an Associate's degree in Health Information Management or a related field or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work.
Requires completion of a Coding certificate course appropriate to support responsibilities.
Requires five (5) years of progressively responsible healthcare acute care coding experience demonstrating a solid understanding of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Prior experience must include direct or indirect supervisory responsibilities (e.g., reviewing the work of others, leading on projects, orienting and training others).
Requires the ability to pass a Coding exam before hiring.
Prefer training in 3M Encoder, HDM, ARMS, and Epic systems.
Must have current Certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP).
Prefer credentials as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).
Prefer credentials as an AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must know of and be able to code all types of patient medical records, including Inpatient, Outpatient, Emergency Medicine, Observation, ProFee, and Same Day Surgery.
Requires knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, surgical terminology, pharmacological terminology, patient care documentation terminology, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10/PCS, and CPT codes.
Must be able to read and interpret many entries to accurately identify and assign diagnosis and procedure codes utilizing the encoder and all available authoritative literature/resources.
Must have the analytical ability necessary to interpret data contained in records and to assign appropriate codes and the visual acuity necessary to read and decipher handwriting.
Must be able to communicate effectively and have excellent customer service skills.
Must demonstrate and maintain in-depth knowledge through self-education and professional development.
Requires the ability to work well independently and use complex independent decision-making.
Must have a high level of understanding of computer applications and Microsoft Office.
Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
Pay: $32.84 to $48.44/hour
$32.84 - $48.44
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 40875