Manager, Medical Coding (Inpatient)

UW Health

Introduction:

Bring your managerial experience to UW Health.

We are seeking a Manager, Medical Coding to:

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Coding department.  This includes activities and staff, data collection, analysis, and reports to meet department and institutional wide goals.
  • Design, develop and execute standard policies and procedures, standardized queries, and strategies targeted to improve the quality of documentation and overall quality and financial performance of UW Health.
  • Develop and execute Coding process improvement projects.

Education:

Minimum – HIT Graduation

Preferred – Graduation from a HIA program

Work Experience:

Minimum – One (1) year of experience supervising/managing coding in a medium to large facility.

Preferred – Three (3) years of experience with coding supervision/management in an academic medical center.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – RHIT Certification

Preferred – RHIA Certification

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Official Coding and Clinical Documentation Guidelines
  • Familiarity of automated/computerized encoders, groupers, abstracting, database, billing systems, medical records
  • Proven/demonstrated skills in use of encoder grouping and abstracting software
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision as applied to the management and direction of personnel
  • Strong organizational, planning, scheduling and project management abilities
  • Excellent leadership ability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical ability to develop and analyze data to recommend solutions and solve complex problems
  • Ability to insure a high level of customer satisfaction including employees, patients, visitors, faculty and other departments within UW Health

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Additional hours may be required to meet operational needs.

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Apply Online: https://careers.uwhealth.org/jobs/manager-medical-coding-inpatient-2109