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2216097 Administration Miami FL Alamo HR, LLC

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Company Name: Alamo HR, LLC
Recruiter Name: Sandy Morales
Contact Phone: 210-618-2405

Job Title: Medical Coding Supervisor

Miami    (Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Administration - Job Summary:

Seeking an experince Coding Supervisor who will responsible for the conversion of diagnoses and treatment procedures into codes using an international classification of diseases. will performs all of the normal supervisory responsibilities of hiring, training, coaching, and evaluating employees. Will also serve as Co-Acting Director of the Health Information Management Department in the absence of the Director.

Job Duties:
- Hires staff members for any openings within the Coding Area of the HIM Department.
- Performs 90-day and annual evaluations on staff under their supervision.
- Trains, orients, and in-services all new employees on departmental processes.
- Oversees the reading and interpretation of health record documentation in order to identify all diagnoses and procedures that affect the current inpatient stay|outpatient encounter visit.
- Assesses the adequacy of health record documentation to ensure that it supports all diagnoses and procedures to which codes are assigned.
- Oversees the usage of current approved ICD-10 coding guidelines needed to assign and sequence the correct diagnoses and procedure codes for hospital inpatient services.
- Oversees the usage of current approved CPT codes, guidelines, and notes needed to locate the correct codes for all services and procedures performed during the encounter|visit and sequence them correctly.
- Codes and sequences diagnoses and procedures as needed in the absence of the Coding Staff.
- Must deal with a wide variety of personalities in a professional and tactful manner.
- Responsible for proper use of the 3M Coding software. Follow-up on all updates to software, when warranted.
- Regularly communicates with the Director of the Health Information Management Department regarding any problems, issues, or concerns regarding the Coding Area.
- Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient-related information.
- Displays a willingness to support the policies and procedures of Hospital and the HIM Department.
- Oversees the application of the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set definitions to select the principal diagnoses, principal procedure, complications, comorbid conditions, other diagnoses, and significant procedures which require coding.
- Ensures the appropriate selection of the principal diagnosis for episodes of care in which determination of principal diagnosis is not clear because the patient has multiple problems.
- Oversees the appropriate usage of the Prospective Payment System (PPS) to confirm DRG assignment.

- Refuses to fraudulently maximize reimbursement by assigning codes or
overseeing the assignment of codes that do not conform to approved coding
- Maintains a good working relationship with staff, other departments, and Medical
- Serves as a role model for all coworkers by setting an example of high standards
in dress, conduct, cooperation, and job performance.
- Performs other related tasks as may be necessary for the effectiveness and
efficient function of the Health Information Management Department.

Job Requirements:
- Must have a CCS & RHIT (preferred)
- Must have at least 3-5 years of
previous hospital experience in all aspects of the medicalrecord coding functions
Must have at least 1-2 yearr of supervisory experience.
- Must have Inpatient Coding experience.


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