Unit Manager - Coding & Billing Division
Company: Texas Tech University
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Position Description Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff. Preferred Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Experience in managing all phases of medical billing including patient registration, charge and receipt entry, and insurance follow up; ensures office communication and education of billing and coding staff; improves charge capture and accuracy of data entry; prepares monthly reports and data analysis. Must have knowledge and experience in using Business Office Patient Accounting computer system. Develops and implements processes and procedures for the operation of Coding/Billing Division. Certified coder. Ability to read Emergency Medicine physician records and abstract codes over 90% of the time. Correct codes imply both technical accuracy and compliance with all application federal documentation and teaching physician guidelines. Ability to communicate with MPIP Billing department in a fashion such that > 95% of coding can be billed from data supplies. Ability to meet with physicians individually and in small groups to review records and explain coding areas. Protects data integrity and validity using software or hardware technology. Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations. Assures all coding and billing reports are completed in an accurate and timely manner. Knowledge of the CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS nomenclature, coding rules and guidelines; knowledge of coding software applications. Advanced understanding of medical terminology,body systems/anatomy and physiology and concepts of disease regulations. Dependable in both production and attendance. Certification: current certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in the following areas: Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP); Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); Certified Coding Associate OR current certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) in the following areas: Certified Professor Coder (CPC); Certified Professional Coder- Hospital (CPH-H). Supervisory experience. Demonstrates and applies knowledge in TTUHSC policies and procedures of supervisory information. Abides by the TTUHSC guidelines in the evaluation process. Possesses good communication and supervisory skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to write clear, concise reports, and business correspondence. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers , clients, customers and the general public. Strong problem-solving skills, self-starter, ability to function with little or no supervision; ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages. COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database, spreadsheet software and word processing. PREFERRED: Knowledge and experienced in the specialty of Emergency Medicine physician based coding, GE Centricity, Cerner, and Envision. Intermediate or advanced experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; or a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years.SDL2017
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