Job Description

Category:
Administrative/ Clerical

Facility:
Corporate

Department:
Revenue Management

Req Number:
51290

Job Details:
Associate's degree required; Bachelors preferred.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The HIM Corporate Coding Auditor is an advanced technical position responsible for reviewing and auditing multidisciplinary inpatient and/or outpatient medical records. The position is responsible for auditing records to ensure accurate classification of patient diagnoses and procedures using ICD-10 codes, CPT codes, APCs, and DRGs.

The HIM Corporate Coding Auditor will report to the HIM Executive Director. The position will be required to work onsite at the Richardson, Texas, Steward Health Care office.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The position will work closely with the division external coding audit company, serve as a final determination resource between external audit company and hospital coding professionals, complete routine internal coding audits consisting of 20-30 records per selected location per month, communicate coding education to hospital professionals, monitor and reporting hospital internal coding audit results, and assist with DRG denial appeals.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

Self-motivated

Display a high level of computer literacy

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to meet assigned deadlines and organization skills

Candidate must display a superior knowledge of Coding Guidelines (Coding Clinic, UHDDS Official Coding Guidelines, CCI Edits)

Education:
* Associate's or Bachelor's Degree

Experience:
* 3+ years' experience as acute inpatient auditor required.

Certification/Licensure:
* RHIT, RHIA Preferred.
* Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required.

Software/Hardware:
* Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; 3M encompass 360 and Cerner Power Chart Electronic Medical Record



Application Instructions

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