Covenant Health

  • Coding Specialist

    ID
    2849907
    Facility
    Covenant Health Corporate
    Job Location
    US-TN-Knoxville
    Department Name
    CENTRALIZED CODING
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    Coding Specialist

    FT, Days - 80 Hours per pay period

     

    Position Summary: This individual provides leadership, direction, and training for the coding staff.  Working directly with the physicians, Manager of Health Information Management, Director of Registration/Admitting, and Medical Staff education efforts, serves as the user advocate between Health Information Management (HIM), Clinical Effectiveness and Registration. Other job duties include: improving health record documentation and coding accuracy, developing and updating all departmental policies and procedures relative to coding, performing quality reviews of coding/abstracting and focusing on problem solving issues related to denials.  Provides assurance that billing practices are complete, accurate, and in compliance with state and federal guidelines.

     

    Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

     

    Minimum Experience: Five or more (5+) years coding experience.

     

    Licensure Requirement: Coding or RHIT certification required.  Registered Health Information Technologist preferred.

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