Hospital Coding Manager

  • SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA
  • Colton, California
  • Aug 21, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $75,878.40 - $104,478.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Earn An Annual Salary Up To $104,478

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Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is recruiting for a Hospital Coding Manger who can plan, manage, and coordinate the activities of the Coding unit of the Health Information Management Department for the hospital. This exciting position will ensure prompt completion and accuracy of coding; monitor and evaluate quality of clinical documentation to support patient care and maximum reimbursement; conduct quality reviews, monitor patterns, trends and variations.
Other duties include:
  • Assists in the development of standards and policies and procedures, and the development and management of hospital and department initiatives; monitors and evaluates results; makes recommendations.
  • Ensures staff adhere to laws, regulations, and privacy and reporting requirements; ensures standards, practices and procedures are met and maintained for the proper processing and maintenance of patient health records.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with physicians, hospital and County departments; serves as liaison with community; serves on committees; researches and analyzes new coding systems and technology; acts as a resource; makes recommendations.
  • Prepares or assists with the development and preparation of statistical reports; conducts special studies; prepares action plans, reports and correspondence.
  • Represents the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center's Health Information Management Department in court related appearances as needed.
For more detailed information, refer to the Health Information Coding Manager job description.
To learn more about our hospital click http://bit.ly/LearnAboutARMC .

THE DEPARTMENT

ARMC, a university affiliated teaching hospital owned and operated by the County of San Bernardino, is a state-of-the-art, 456-bed teaching hospital. ARMC's 24-hour Emergency Department is the only level II Trauma Center in San Bernardino County that is verified by the American College of Surgeons and sees more than 100,000 annual visits. Services also include a Regional Burn Center, Behavioral Health, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Primary Care Family Health Centers, a certified Primary Stroke Center and a 30 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that is a Community California Children's certified unit with a Baby Friendly designation from the Baby-Friendly USA with over 2800 births annually.

Conditions of Employment

Officer Order, all workers who provide services or work in facilities described in subdivision (a) of the order, including clinics and doctor offices, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. In addition, CDPH Public Health Officer Orders updated on February 22, 2022 requires all workers in health care settings currently eligible for boosters, who provide services or work in the impacted facilities must be "fully vaccinated and boosted" for COVID-19 by March 1, 2022. Workers may be exempt from the vaccination requirements under section (1). View the full order here: https://bit.ly/3k0RNMt

COVID-19 Testing Requirements: Workers in impacted health care facilities who are not "fully vaccinated and boosted" are required to submit to COVID-19 testing at least twice per week to meet testing requirements.

The entire All Facilities Letter notifying of updates to the Public Health Order is available at the following link:

AFL 21-34.3 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine Requirement for Healthcare Personnel (HCP) .

Background: Applicants selected for these positions must pass a background investigation and verification of employment history and education.

Minimum Requirements

Credentials: Must possess and maintain one of the following:
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) issued by the American Academy of Professional Coders.

--AND--

Experience:
Three (3) years of experience (within the past 5 years) coding inpatient and outpatient stays in an acute care hospital utilizing ICD-10 (International Coding of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) coding classifications, that includes one (1) year experience as a lead or supervisor.

NOTE: possession of a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) may substitute for the CCS or CPC requirement.

Candidates are encourage to upload their certificate(s) with their application.

Medical billing is not considered qualifying experience (i.e., experience billing for supplies and services related to routine patient visits such as charge codes or coding from encounter forms).

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is highly desired.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview. Be sure to include in your application and supplemental questions your experience in meeting the minimum requirements.

Application Procedure : Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time without notice. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.
ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.
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Job Address

Colton, California United States View Map