Coding Educator – Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient

Job Description

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Work Shift…

Work Day(s) Monday-Friday

Shift Start Time 9:00 AM

Shift End Time 6:00 PM

Worker Sub-Type Regular

Children’s is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals. No matter the role, every member of our team is an essential part of our mission to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow. We’re committed to putting you first, and that commitment is at the heart of our company culture: People first. Children always. Find your next career opportunity and make a difference doing what you love at Children’s.

Job Description Provides education and training in coding, documentation, and billing compliance within department to enhance the skill set of coding professionals to support coding operations. Develops and facilitates non-medical staff training and development programs, including new employee orientation, skills training, team building, customer service, and change management. Conducts needs analysis to identify skills and competencies and develops/recommends training.

Must live in one of the following states to be considered:

Alabama

Florida

Georgia

North Carolina

Oregon

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Virginia

Wisconsin

Experience

5 years of experience in hospital coding education

Advanced knowledge and experience in interpreting and applying federal/government regulations to ensure coding and documentation compliance

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching or instructional design certificate

Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Certification Summary

Minimum of one of the following:

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Certified Outpatient Coder (COC)

Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC)

Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Demonstrated experience in clinical documentation for all healthcare settings and healthcare disciplines

Advanced knowledge base of the conventions, rules, and guidelines for multiple specialty outpatient same day surgery procedure coding

Advance knowledge of classification and reimbursement systems (e.g., ICD -10, diagnosis-related group, and all patient refined diagnosis-related groups e.g. MS-DRG, APR-DRG, Tricare DRG)

Advance knowledge of CPT, HCPCS, modifiers, ICD-10 CM, ICD-10 PCS coding

Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, computerized abstracting/coding systems, and electronic health records

Job Responsibilities

Provides onboarding and delivers education and updates to coding staff regarding coding, documentation, and billing practices to meet regulatory requirements and department quality standards.

Conducts routine skills assessments to identify learning challenges and opportunities.

Prepares and conducts needs analysis to determine training needs.

Develops internship program curricula and instructional materials that support and enhance learning objectives.

Provides regular training updates to department leadership regarding intern program participants’ skills assessments and training needs.

Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of department training needs.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic covered by applicable law.

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