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Coding Educator

Ambulatory Coding | Franciscan Alliance

 

Address  Any
    Work From Home, Any 0 | 4-6 weeks of on-site training will be required in either Hammond, IN or Greenwood, IN

 

Calendar  Full-Time

 

Education Associates Required , Preferably in an HIM program; non-HIM Associate's Degree accepted with 5 years Franciscan Coding experince

 

Hours  Days

WHAT WE NEED

Detail-oriented, data educators

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Helping others do their job well is a special skill all its own. Healthcare diagnoses, procedures, services, equipment… basically everything that goes into patient care must be coded and entered into our system. Training those to ensure diagnoses and procedures are accurately recorded is a big part of the job. The other part? Being able to follow state and federal compliance regulations. It’s no small task. Think you’re up for the job?

Are you an effective trainer? Are you able to follow procedures and communicate those standards to others? Do you pride yourself on your accuracy and thoroughness? We have a job waiting for you. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Develop and maintain a consistent coding operations orientation program and reports the coders' progress to Coding Leadership throughout the orientation and training processes.
  • Prepare education material based on audit results and reviews material with the coding staff impacted.
  • Assist corporate coding leadership with training and/or development of a performance improvement track for coding employees in the disciplinary process related to quality or productivity performance.
  • Assist with Coding Supervisor with reviewing and responding to external coding audits.
  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding payer reimbursement methodologies and official coding guidelines.
  • Monitor changes to coding methodologies, official coding guidelines, regulatory standards, reimbursement schemes.
  • Orient new physicians with regards to the coding department's role in the revenue cycle and prepare training material for coding related to physician education.
  • Maintain EPIC CT trainer status for Coding/HIM.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior coding experience relevant to the educator specialty with RHIT/RHIA.
  • Prior coding manager or trainer/auditor experience.
  • Knowledge of types of health information and the rules and regulations surrounding their use.
  • Advanced understanding of ICD10CM coding, ICD10PCS and coding guidelines.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, or policies impacting the Healthcare industry and understanding of Managed Care requirements under the Medicare/Medicaid and other third party payor programs.
  • Understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
  • Conceptualize and plan.
  • Teach others new skills.
  • Quality improvement processes.
  • Spreadsheet development and management.
  • Facilitate and lead meetings.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. 


 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
 

 

5+ Years Experience in Physician Office Coding

License(s):

Certification(s): Certified Coding Specialist; Certified Professional Coder; Registered Health Information Administration; Registered Health Information Tech

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.