• Interim Coding Manager

    Req No
    2018-4586
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Job Summary – The Interim Coding Manager is responsible for assisting in the development and evolution of the overall strategy of the Organization’s coding operations.  The Interim Coding Manager manages, directs and coordinates the coding activities within the organization.  Responsibilities include management of process and personnel.  The Interim Coding Manager plans, assigns and directs the coding workflow; actively monitors employee performance and rewards or disciplines accordingly; addresses complaints and resolves problems; and actively oversees and manages production and quality control efforts.

    Responsibilities

    Duties:

    • Provides direct managerial oversight in data quality and education work processes, to include quality reviews and educational classes
    • Ensures complete, accurate, timely and consistent coding, while adhering to published coding guidelines and organization policy
    • Responsible for operational activities relating coding and clinical documentation improvement operations (as applicable)
    • Coaches and helps develop team members; helps resolve dysfunctional behavior within functional area(s); disciplines and counsel staff as necessary
    • Proactively manages (including corresponding communications and escalation paths) significant issues in coding, status projects, barriers and successes
    • Selects, evaluates, trains, and provides leadership and direction to reporting staff
    • Responsible for review and improvement of processes and services
    • Responsible for ensuring employee work schedules sufficiently meet those requirements as established by the organizations Leadership team
    • Facilitates problem solving and collaboration within functional area(s)

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Coding Technical Skills – extensive regulatory coding and associated reimbursement knowledge

    Case Mix Index Analytical Skills -= ability to analyze trends in CMI and determine root cause and address as appropriate

    Leadership – leads individuals and groups toward identified outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering quality services

    Critical Thinking – actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning or communication as guide to belief or action

    Building and Maintaining Strategic Working Relationships- develops collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.  Possesses excellent interpersonal skills in building, negotiating and maintaining crucial relationships

    Building Trust-interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization

    Effective Operational Decision Making-relating and comparing; securing relevant information and identifying key issues; committing to an action after developing alternative courses of action that take into consideration resources, constraints, and organizational values

     

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