Cedars-Sinai Coding Education Specialist in Beverly Hills, California
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As a Coding Education Specialist you will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Manager of Physician Coding Education to support the needs of Physician Billing Services where coding expertise or education is needed. An important part of this role requires engaging clinicians, clinic staff and others to instruct them with coding and compliance educational materials you would develop and maintain. This position requires an enthusiastic, customer service focused, flexible, dedicated professional with a commitment to excellence. The ideal candidate is expected to conduct all work on-site and travel between facilities.
Essential Job Duties include:
Acting as documentation and coding liaison to clinicians. This includes reviews, education and follow-up to help ensure that clinical documentation and coding services meet government and organizational policies and procedures.
Assisting in determining educational needs based on documentation reviews, provider and staff feedback and data analysis (bell curves).
Preparing reports and communicating results of audits to management, clinicians and committees.
Maintaining a high level of competency related to clinical documentation and coding in assigned specialty and other areas. Additionally, maintaining an awareness and understanding of applicable government regulations.
Maintaining familiarity with such issues as HCFA E/M Documentation Guidelines, HCFA Teaching Physician Documentation Guidelines and the OIG model compliance plans.
Working Location: On-Site position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
You must have a minimum of 3 years of coding experience in advanced professional multi-specialty group coding, minimum of 2 years of experience in chart reviews and must be CPC and ICD-10 certified (CPC-A is not valid for this position). You must understand computer systems, preferably EPIC, and computer programs such as Word and Excel. You must understand and apply appropriate PATH guidelines in coding and understand insurance billing and collections requirements, including Medicare and Medi-Cal. Preferred candidates will have an Associate degree, and experience in governmental chart reviews. You would be expected to conduct all work on-site and travel between facilities.
•Must be able to perform critical work under deadlines
•Ability to work in a changing environment and handle multiple tasks
•Ability to prioritize work, time sensitive reports and projects