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Coding Manager in Dallas at Parallon

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

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Job Description

This position works from home/remote.

Parallon's Mission: 
We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities. 

Parallon, a division of HCA, is an industry-leading provider of patient financial and revenue cycle services to acute care providers across the United States. We are dedicated to our values and passionate about finding future leaders for our fast-growing divisions in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Although we are the largest healthcare provider in the world and experts and leaders in revenue cycle services, we maintain a people-first culture and sense of community. 
The Coding Manager is responsible for assisting in the development and evolution of the overall strategy for the Company’s coding operations in the Health Information Management Service Center (HSC). The Coding Manager manages, directs and coordinates the coding activities for the HSC while driving strategic initiatives for overall company coding expectations and goals. Responsibilities include management of process, outcomes and personnel. The Coding Manager plans, assigns and directs the HIM coding and DRG/code validation 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.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides direct managerial oversight to: Coding Integrity Specialists (CISs) I, II, and III, CARS-I, CARS-II, CARS-III, CDI Liaisons, and Coding Leads in management of all work processes and overall work responsibilities; Coding Prebill Account Review Tool (C-PART) in management of the coding validation process; Coding Mentors in management of data quality and education work processes, to include quality reviews and educational classes
  • Ensures complete, accurate, timely and consistent coding and DRG/code validation, while adhering to published coding guidelines and Company/HSC policy
  • Actively reviews and manages data outcomes to identify root causes of coding quality issues for overall coding quality improvement
  • Works in partnership across various teams to communicate production coding related issues such as
  • workflow processes, forecasting, scheduling, quality activities, etc.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Coding Technical Skills – extensive regulatory coding (ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT/HCPCS, MS-DRGs, APR DRGs) 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 a guide to belief and 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.
  • Adaptability – maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; able to adapt to change in environment and/or circumstances with a positive outlook; and adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

  • Associates degree in HIM/HIT required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Minimum 3 years health care management/leadership experience required.
  • Minimum 7 years recent inpatient/outpatient hospital coding experience (production, auditing and or managing) required.
  • Experience managing a large coding pool or coding review pool strongly preferred.

Certificates/License - RHIA, RHIT and/or CCS required.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.