Virtual DRG/APC Coord

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Completes quality reviews and/or audits of all coders to ensure accuracy and completeness of clinical and financial information reported for billing.


MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:
-Prefer completion of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) degree program.

Experience:
-Must have five years of experience in a hospital inpatient or outpatient coding environment to include two years completing quality reviews and/or audits and successful completion of a coding program.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience
-May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for the experience requirements.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:
-Must be certified as one of the following:
-Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT)
-Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA)
-Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
-Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P),
-Certified Professional Coder ¿Hospital (CPC-H)
-Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Skills or Special Abilities:
-Applicants must pass applicable coding test with an 85% or above prior to placement into position. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment into role must have applicable coding test on file.
-Must demonstrate time management, organizational, oral communication, and written communication skills.
-Must be proficient and demonstrate an advanced knowledge in ICD-9-CM and CPT/HCPCS coding and abstracting.
-Must have an advanced clinical knowledge of medical terminology, disease process and pharmacology.
-Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of reimbursement (Medicare and Medicaid) principles and methodologies (DRG and APC) and must have a working knowledge of the compliance guidelines related to coding and billing.
-Must demonstrate computer skills including database management software knowledge.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Posted
11/03/2020
Location
Dallas, TX 75201, US