Supervisor, Outpatient / Provider Coding (15822B)

Date: Posted 04-Dec-2017, Closing 02-Feb-2018 (MST)

Department: Other

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Pay Rate: $26.00 to $29.00

Pay Type: Hourly

Benefits: Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.

Employment Type: Full Time

Coding Supervisor position, excellent opportunity at U of U. Requires 6 years of coding/billing experience and Coding Certificate from a national organization is required with a CPC being preferred. Strong computer skills. Opportunity to earn CEUs in coding. Benefit of working in a multi-specialty Billing office. Opportunity to work with providers who conduct cutting edge research and patient care. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be available to work on-site in our downtown Salt Lake City office.

 

University of Utah Job ID# PRN15822B, University Medical Billing (UMB)  

 

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours/week, days, schedule as arranged.

 

COMPENSATION: $26.00 to $29.00/hour. Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Utilize various reporting functions to analyze, resolve and implement departmental and team improvements.
  2. Weekly review of reports to monitor current status of edit volumes to assist office management in determining the appropriate work volumes for variety of staff.
  3. Facilitate educational meetings with departmental and internal staff.
  4. Meet with multiple provider types, payers, and staff for education regarding coding, compliance, and reimbursement issues.
  5. Distribute information from meetings to appropriate people.
  6. Continual assessment of appropriate daily work volume capabilities for each employee.
  7. Recognize trends and identify options for process improvements for review by UMBDirectors and Managers.
  8. Monthly review of professional medical coders and support personnel for use of internal policies and quality assessments to ascertain the progress of understanding complex coding scenarios in the University setting.
  9. Manage work volume and education with remote staff.
  10. Supervise employee deadlines with current assignments and monitor the volumes of outstanding projects to be delegated to appropriate staff.
  11. Assist with developing efficient methods to ensure that all billable charges are being captured by each department.
  12. Assist with identifying and resolving technical problems with editing software.
  13. Continual education and training of staff to increase knowledge base and problem solving skills for use in daily duties.
  14. Ongoing review of existing edits created to verify information is still valid and appropriate for department and payer claims.
  15. Overtime may be required.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) recognized certification such as: Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H), Certified Professional Coder-Payor (CPC-P), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist"Physician Based (CCS- P), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or other specialty certification indicated by the department, AND 6 years coding experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of clinical documentation requirements related to regulatory and reimbursement rules and regulations, reimbursement systems (federal, state and payer specific), and health insurance processing is required. Proficiency with computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel, and effective human relations and communication skills are also required. Some areas may require knowledge of CMS, AMA and AHA coding and billing guidelines.

Two years of coding experience in a supervisory role preferred.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SYSTEM TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS JOB:

http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/71687

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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