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HIM CODING MANAGER

Murietta, CA · Information Technology
*THIS  IS NOT A REMOTE POSITION. THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN CALIFORNIA*

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS 
-   Knowledge and utilization of medical terminology
-   Knowledge of anatomy and physiology
-   Working knowledge of current ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, and HCPCS coding guidelines, with working knowledge of DRG, APC, and diagnosis sequencing concepts 
-   Proficiency in the use of all applicable software, which includes the abstracting system 3-M HDM products(s) Familiarity with patient medical records
-  Good command of the English language with effective communication skills (both verbal and written) at all levels
-  Strong working knowledge and utilization of computers
-  Ability to collect and trend data 
-  Ability to perform under pressure, meet frequent deadlines, and tight schedules. 
-  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail 


MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE 
 Minimum of four years’ experience in an acute care facility with proficiency in all the areas of charging/coding (Medicare inpatient, Medicare outpatient, Emergency Department, Observation, Ambulatory surgery, outpatient ancillary records, APC edits, DRGs) preferred. 

 MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION 
- Holds a current Registered Health Information Administrator certification (RHIA) or eligible within first year of employment; or a current Registered Health Information Technician certificate (RHIT) or eligible within first year of employment. At a minimum upon hire, holds a current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certificate. All are accredited by the American Health Information Management Association. 

REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS 
- Holds a current Registered Health Information Administrator certificate (RHIA) or eligible; or a current Registered Health Information Technician certificate (RHIT) or eligible. Both are accredited by the American Health Information Management Association
- Must also have CCS

WORK ENVIRONMENT 
-   Must work in a clean, well-lighted, well-ventilated work environment
-   Subject to irregular hours, including evenings and weekends
-   Ability to function in a busy environment with shifting and evolving priorities 
-   Ability to communicate written, verbally, and mentally continuously, set priorities that may change, and accomplish multiple tasks daily. 
-   Stable emotional makeup required to perform in a fast-pace environment with interruptions. 
-  Demonstrates ability to maintain positive relationships and courteous interactions with hospital staff, medical staff, and the public 
-  Requires effective communication with the medical staff, hospital staff, and the public through the telephone, fax, written and verbal skills, dictating and transcription equipment, meetings, seminars, computer, and email 
- Ability to fill in for the Director of HIM at any time

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS 
- Must have CCS 


COMPENSATION
- Full-time Benefits - Full 
- Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate 
- Commission Compensation - No 
- Bonus Eligible - Yes 
- Overtime Eligible - No 
- Interview Travel Reimbursed - No 

CANDIDATE DETAILS
- 5+ to 7 years’ experience
- Management Experience Required - No
- Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
- Willingness to Travel – Occasionally
- Security Clearance Required: No
- Visa Candidate Considered: No
 
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