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Outpatient Coding Supervisor

DCH Health System - Birmingham, AL
Minimum Education
Associate's Degree
Job Number
59522055

Job Description

** This position is located in�Tuscaloosa, Alabama. **

Facility:�� ������������� DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Department:� ��� Health Information Management / Medical Records

Join the DCH H.I.M. / Medical Records team as Outpatient Coding Supervisor and assist in maintaining a coding system which assures complete, accurate, timely data according to coding guidelines for all outpatients admitted / treated at our facility and providing the prompt billing of accounts and the retrieval of statistical information as needed while maintaining the integrity of the data.

Work involves the supervision of on-site and off-site coders, staffing, evaluating and prioritizing daily work assignments, maintaining coding standards and educating staff and physicians on coding issues.� Also responsible for performing audits on records to ensure compliance with established coding and abstracting accuracy standards, working with the billing office and managing accounts in the EFR to resolve issues related to coding errors/edits are routine duties of this position.� As Outpatient Coding Supervisor, Uphold the professional standards of performance and conduct and serve as a resource to other departments concerning any outpatient coding issues.



Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate�s Degree in Health Information Technology or equivalent education or certification (RHIA, RHIT, CCS).
  • Three to five years outpatient coding experience in an acute hospital setting performing outpatient coding with a minimum of one-year supervisory experience.
  • Must have technical knowledge of Medical Record software with particular reference to 3M Encoder software.
  • Must have good public relation skills and the ability to interact well with physicians.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality absolutely required.


Company Description:

DCH is an equal opportunity employer.

About DCH Health System:� Headquartered in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, DCH Health System is comprised of three primary health care facilities, a nursing home and a Home Health Agency.� The System employs over 4,000 and provides health care services to citizens in the surrounding west Alabama communities of Tuscaloosa, Northport and Fayette.

About Tuscaloosa:� Tuscaloosa is a part of a vibrant community of nearly 179,000 people.� It offers a major public university, theatre and symphony performances, and parks and other outdoor recreation activities like golf, fishing and the Riverwalk along the beautiful Black Warrior River.

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