Employees in this title typically promote health care compliance related to clinical/business activities of a health care facility and provide technical expertise in support of coding, billing and medical records documentation.
The following information is intended to be representative of the work performed by incumbent in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities.
I. Administration 60%
Conduct CPT and ICD-10 coding reviews of clinic and hospital services across
all specialties with the purpose of identifying areas for improvement in medical
record documentation to accurately support the service(s) provided. Prepare coding and documentation review reports for distribution to providers using specialized computer software. Serve as a resource for physicians, non-physician practitioners, ancillary staff, administrators, coding staff, and others to ensure proper understanding of documentation guidelines to support coding.
II. Teaching 35%
Develop, coordinate, and present customized educational and training programs regarding appropriate documentation and coding to accurately reflect service(s) provided. Use of Microsoft Power Point and/or other media is expected to present information in a manner that is easy to understand so that the provider can improve documentation habits to support coding and to capture potential lost revenue.
III. Service 5%
Serves on the following SIU-HC committees: Coding/Billing Users Group, Operational Quality Committee, and Education Committee.
1) Certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P) or Accredited Record Technician (ART) or Registered Record Administrator (RRA) by the American Health Information Management Association or certification as a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) by the American Academy of Professional Coders; AND
2) Any one, or any combination that totals 1 unit from the following:
1. work experience coding complex charge documents for ancillary and physician services using standardized coding systems such as ICD-9-CM and CPT (4 years = 1 unit); or
1. college course work in a field directly related to health care (120 semester hours = .5 unit maximum)
Condition of Employment: Pursuant to the State Universities Civil Service System, an out-of-state resident who is hired into this position must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days of their start date.
- Health, vision, dental and life insurance offered on Day 1 of employment
- 37.5 hour work week
- 13 paid holidays per year
- Choice of retirement plans
- Generous vacation time
- Tuition Reimbursement and Tuition Waivers
- Discount Programs
- And MORE!
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