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HIM Coding Manager

D Js Recruiting Service  |  posted over 1 year ago

FullTime | Staffing Agency | $95,000 | Murrieta, CA


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Industry: Healthcare / Health Services - Medical Records / IT / Informatics

Job Category: Medical / Health - HIM / Coder

1. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS 

 Knowledge and utilization of medical terminology. 
 Knowledge of anatomy and physiology. 
 Working knowledge of current ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, and HCPCS coding guidelines, with working knowledge of DRG, APC, and diagnosis sequencing concepts. 
 Proficiency in the use of all applicable software, which includes the abstracting system 3-M HDM products(s) Familiarity with patient medical records. 
 Good command of the English language with effective communication skills (both verbal and written) at all levels. 
 Strong working knowledge and utilization of computers. 
 Ability to collect and trend data. 
 Ability to perform under pressure, meet frequent deadlines, and tight schedules. 
 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
2. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE 

 Minimum of four years experience in an acute care facility with proficiency in all the areas of charging/coding (Medicare inpatient, Medicare outpatient, Emergency Department, Observation, Ambulatory surgery, outpatient ancillary records, APC edits, DRGs ) preferred. 

3. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION 

 Holds a current Registered Health Information Administrator certification(RHIA) or eligible within first year of employment; or a current Registered Health Information Technician certificate (RHIT) or eligible within first year of employment. At a minimum upon hire, holds a current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certificate. All are accredited by the American Health Information Management Association. 

4. REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS 

 Holds a current Registered Health Information Administrator certificate (RHIA) or eligible; or a current Registered Health Information Technician certificate (RHIT) or eligible. Both are accredited by the American Health Information Management Association. 
Must also have CCS. 

5. WORK ENVIRONMENT 

 Must work in a clean, well-lighted, well-ventilated work environment. 
 Subject to irregular hours, including evenings and weekends. 
 Ability to function in a busy environment with shifting and evolving priorities. 
 Ability to communicate written, verbally, and mentally continuously, set priorities that may change, and accomplish multiple tasks daily. 
 Stable emotional makeup required to perform in a fast-pace environment with interruptions. 
 Demonstrates ability to maintain positive relationships and courteous interactions with hospital staff, medical staff, and the public. 
 Requires effective communication with the medical staff, hospital staff, and the public through the telephone, fax, written and verbal skills, dictating and transcription equipment, meetings, seminars, computer, and email. 
 Ability to fill in for the Director of HIM at any time.

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
Must have CCS 

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: Yes

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