Southern Illinois Healthcare

  • Coding Educator

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2018 12:54 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3473
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Carbondale
    Category
    Office & Clerical
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift
    Days
    Weekend Requirement
    Weekends as required
    Department
    Coding-SIMS Admin
  • Overview

    Responsible for educating physicians and mid-level providers on assigning appropriate Evaluation and Management codes for their services. Also serve as an educational liaison for professional Coding staff.

    Responsibilities

    • Serves as an educator for SIMS physicians on appropriate coding practices.
    • Completes initial training on Evaluation and Management CPT code selection for new providers.
    • Monitors code assignment by providers on an ongoing basis to identify educational needs and provide said education.
    • Monitors continuing education needs for department/coders, assists in selecting appropriate educational material, and provides education as needed.
    • Collaborates with Practice Managers to reach providers in the most effective manner.
    • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that support the system’s process improvement goals.
    • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams.

    Qualifications

      • Associate degree in Health Information Technology required
      • Bachelor degree in Health Information Management or Healthcare Management preferred
      • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC certification required
      • Physician practice management or provider education experience required.
      • Extensive knowledge and application of CPT/HCPCS codes and modifiers required.
    • Knowledge of health information management practices and federal and state healthcare regulations required

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