Job Summary

Coding Educator and Auditor

  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_23685_59605156
  • Category:
    Information Systems
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

A healthcare facility in the heart of Denver is seeking a professional Coding Educator and Auditor for a contract to hire position.
 
JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, trains and educates the providers and coding staff on all aspects of coding and documentation as it applies to the professional billing in an academic setting. Prepares training and presentations on applicable topics. Researches questions and issues using all available resources. Provides both oral and written direction to the coders when a provider query should be sent. Interacts with clinical staff for the purpose of documentation improvement and clarification. Performs audits of providers and coding staff to ensure documentation and coding accuracy compliance. Provides feedback to providers and coders from audit results for documentation and coding quality improvement. Provides one-on-one and group coding and documentation training as well as on-boarding education to new providers. Performs various coding assignments under the direction of Coding Managers. Demonstrates advanced leadership and team building skills.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Education: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Experience: Six years medical coding experience assigning ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes for professional billing in multi-specialty areas. Experience with electronic and handwritten medical record documentation required. Experience with provider and coder education, compliance, and auditing. Experience in oral and written communication with providers and coders.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Possess and applies a thorough knowledge of coding, documentation, applicable guidelines, and compliance as it applies to professional billing in an academic setting.
    • Thorough knowledge of billing, reimbursement, and anatomy & physiology.
    • Ability to work independently, possess critical thinking skills, audit providers and coders work and provide appropriate feedback.
    • Ability to create training material and presentations.
    • Possess good computer keyboarding skills.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and use of email and calendar functions.
    • Possess strong oral and written communication skills. Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
    • Must be capable of reading and interpreting documentation and coding guidelines and making subsequent decisions.
    • Knowledgeable in researching documentation and coding related topics and issues.
    • Must pass a coding proficiency pre-hire test with 85% accuracy or higher.



  • Certificate/License/Registration: Certification by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). ICD-10 recertification requirements met by applicable credentialing organization. Coding/Medical Auditing certification preferred.

 
 


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