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Remote OP Coding Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Plan, organize and supervise the daily operation of the following: Coding, DRG assignment, compliance, documentation and improvement initiatives, and revenue cycle monitoring. Research, develop and submit proposals for health information management improvements to quality and productivity of HIM services; recommend, develop and present staff and provider in-service education to adequately improve quality and performance. Promote medical records automation throughout the enterprise. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. No patient care assignment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

- Essential and other responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to the following:

STRATEGIC PLANS - Research, develop and promote electronic health information efforts throughout the hospitals. Develop, implement, and monitor short and long range department goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies and operating procedures; monitor and evaluate programmatic and operational effectiveness, to make changes required for improvement

FUNDING - Advocate HIM automation planning, funding and implementation. Monitor DNFB (discharged not final billed) report to ensure adequate policies and procedures. Identify documentation and timely completion of healthcare information needed for reimbursement of services provided. Recommend and initiate improvements to the revenue cycle

COMMUNICATION - Communicate Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures to supervisors and employees. Develop, implement and maintain communication through use of situational leadership documentation and employee journals. Keep Director informed of activities, needs, and problems

COORDINATION - Coordinate the activities of the department internally and externally as needed through a variety of standing and ad hoc committees

SUPERVISION - Monitor time sheets for all assigned personnel and complete payroll

RECORDS - Establish management control procedures in order to optimize the efficient and effective handling of medical records and related documents

QUALITY - Conduct productivity and quality assessments for all assigned staff, monitoring accuracy, completeness, timeliness of all functions. Perform quality reviews, research, and appropriate follow up on all issues

COMMUNICATION - Keep Director informed of activities, needs and problems

TRAINING - Develop and administer efficient operating procedures for the department and provide training to ensure compliance with standards. Maintain attendance rosters and documentation (agenda, handouts, etc.) for training programs. Provide in-services for staff to increase productivity, accuracy and document activities in the department continuing education manual

EDUCATION - Coordinate training needs of staff and providers for improving the quality and accuracy of assigned responsibility. Coordinate physician education needs to improve physical documentation to meet accreditation and licensing standards for quality, timeliness, and completeness of medical record documentation

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT- Interact with physicians and outpatient clinic managers to ensure charge entry and coding accuracy and appropriate clinical documentation. Initiate corrective action to ensure resolution of problem areas identified. Recommend revisions to Director as needed

CONFIDENTIALITY - Maintain medical record confidentiality and legal requirements

CUSTOMER/STAFF RELATIONS - Establish and maintain good rapport and effective working relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and Hospital employees

SUPERVISION - Develop efficient organizational structure, supervise employees - select, terminate, train, educate, correct deficiencies, perform appraisals, issue discipline, counsel, schedule work assignments; encourage staff teamwork and growth initiatives

DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree in related field or enrolled in bachelors related program, to be completed within 36 months of hire

EXPERIENCE:

1 year directly related experience

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

One of the following:

RHIA

RHIT

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

1 year management experience

Benefits

Becoming an AMN Healthcare nurse gives you the incredible opportunity to explore new cities, gain critical nursing career experience, and earn a highly competitive salary-but the perks don't stop there. There are many additional benefits to enjoy through travel nursing jobs, including:

  • Premium health benefits for you and your family
  • Access to the largest network of facilities and providers in the country
  • Industry-leading clinical team support
  • Licensure assistance
  • 401k matching
  • Free CEUs



About the Company

At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

Facility Overview

Once a stopover town on Route 66, Albuquerque offers a unique blend of Mexican, Spanish, Native American and Anglo influences. Filled with ethnic restaurants, offbeat galleries, quirky cafes and unique architecture, it's also a convenient base for hiking, skiing, horseback riding and camping in the surrounding mountains and deserts.

Remote OP Coding Manager

Albuquerque, NM
Full Time

Published on 08/19/2022

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