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Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by Blount Memorial Hospital

Maryville, TN 37802
Health Care
26 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
JOB SUMMARY Lead a multi-physician and multi-disciplinary physician coders/charge entry staff of 23 reporting to Director of HIM. Daily functions include communication with other departments within the organization. Working with physician offices and coding auditors with questions and clarifications. Encourage development and excellence of the coding staff and maintain a positive and cohesive work environment. Must think outside the box to streamline processes to make this area as efficient, productive, and stress free as possible while maintaining expectations of the organization and physician group. JOB SPECIFICATIONS Education and/or experience: Requires coding certification from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Must have three (3) years of experience or more in a physician coder/charge entry position. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge: Physician medical billing, CPT coding, ICD coding, CMS 1500 Billing forms. Experience with McKesson Paragon and NextGen preferred. Requires knowledge of Physician coding/charge entry processes and work flows and understand how they all interact. Knowledge of Joint Commission and HIPAA Privacy standards. Requires knowledge of medical terminology. Skills: Requires strong analytical skills to organize and assess the department work flows and resolutions of issues as well as time management, leadership and organization skills. Effective staff development, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills are also essential. Excellent computer skills. Organizational skills required. Abilities: Must be able to effective monitor, evaluate and administer the resources of the department to ensure smooth operations of the HIM Department. Ability to identify and classify confidential information. Detail oriented. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Must be able to work well in a group setting as part of a production team. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Medical Coding Supervisor

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