HIM Coding & Document Educator

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Responsible for the education of staff and physicians in the CDI Program processes. Serves as the HIM and clinical documentation subject matter expert, ensuring accurate representation of the severity of illness in the medical record and compliance with all regulatory requirements, coding ethics and revenue cycle requirements..


-Must have successfully completed an approved coding program OR
-Must be a graduate of a Health Information Management program.

-Must have five years of coding experience in an acute care hospital.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.

-AHIMA Approved ICD 10 Trainer (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire or placement in job) required.
Certification through the American Health Information Management Association 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 Based (CCS-P)

Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must score a minimum of 85% on a pre-employment coding test.
-Must be able to demonstrate time management, organizational, oral and written communication skills.
-Must be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding procedures.
-Must possess strong knowledge and practice of specific laws and regulations related to coding and billing imposed on healthcare systems by various agencies.
-Must possess a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS Official Coding Guidelines, AHA Coding Clinic and AMA CPT Assistant.
-Must be able to proactively prioritize educational activities and provide coding training services to new coding staff, clinical documenters and external customers.
-Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with Parkland staff and other staff as needed.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of personal computers to include encoder, word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, and other software as needed.
-Prefer knowledge of EPIC software.

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.

Parkland Hospital
Full time
Dallas, Texas 75201, US