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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Supervisor Clinic Coding in MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center - Sioux City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

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Description:

This position provides supervision skills and effective leadership for the day-to-day operations of the medical group coding team. Coordinates the functions of planning, organizing, implementing, auditing and monitoring all the activities for areas of responsibility to include coding, compliance and charge entry.

This position reports to the Western Iowa Region MGPS Revenue Cycle Operations Manager.

MERCYONE WESTERN IOWA MEDICAL GROUP

POSITION DESCRIPTION

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Oversees coding functions and supervises, mentors and coaches clinic coding team.

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Manages the recruitment, selection, hiring, scheduling, and performance evaluations of coding colleagues.

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Researches and identifies coding opportunities within the network and works with providers and coders to achieve desired results.

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Works with coders to provide face-to-face education for providers in a clear and professional manner; monitors effectiveness of education.

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Oversees the development and maintenance of training materials, policies and procedures.

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Develops productivity and quality standards for coding medical record documentation and assigns coders accordingly.

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Works closely with clinic managers to schedule formal coding education with providers and to assure coders working within the clinics are integrated into the department.

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Investigates the use of new codes and provides information to clinic administration, providers and coders. Assists clinic managers in determining codes for new services and assures the codes are available in the billing system.

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Works collaboratively with coders, billers and providers to analyze and resolve claim rejections and denials related to coding and approves all account adjustments due to coding issues.

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Ensures compliance with OIG, CMS, State and Federal regulations on coding and billing, and performs account audits to validate compliance.

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Maintains required department confidentiality and abides by HIPAA regulations.

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Demonstrates general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Great Plains, Excel, Word, query, internet, etc.).

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Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Health Inc. Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

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Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Health Inc.'s Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.

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Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.

Our Mission

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

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Our Vision

MercyOne will set the standard for a personalized and radically convenient system of health services.

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Our Values

Integrity – We are faithful to who we say we are.

Commitment to the Poor – We stand with and serve those who are poor, especially the most vulnerable.

Compassion – Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter another’s joy and sorrow.

Excellence – Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.

Justice – We foster right relationships to promote the common good, including sustainability of the Earth.

Stewardship – We honor our heritage and hold ourselves accountable for the human, financial and natural resources entrusted to our care.

Reverence – We honor the sacredness and dignity of every person.

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Our Cultural Beliefs

Be ONE

I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

Personalize Care

Your experience. My responsibility.

Own It!

I own my actions to deliver our key results.

Improve Daily

I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

Innovate

I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requires an associate degree or would consider 2 years of related experience in lieu of every year of formal education.

Requires a minimum of five years' experience in Professional/Clinic Coding. Current coding certification.

Prefer a minimum of 2 years of experience as a manager or supervisor of a coding team.

Must be proficient in MS Office programs and have experience with financial reporting systems.

Must be highly proficient in knowledge of computers and applications applicable to health information management, hospital functions (online learning, timekeeping, etc.) and Microsoft Office required.

Must possess strong written and oral communication skills and be able to prepare and analyze financial statements, supporting work papers and reports. Requires strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle several projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Must have the ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish tasks.

MercyOne cultivates, upholds and supports a safe work environment. Associates support patient and staff safety by demonstrating aptitude and maintaining organizational employment standards and requirements. Associate job performance is continually appraised and formally evaluated during the course of employment with MercyOne.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Must successfully pass employment physical examination and must adhere to applicable organizational requirements on an annual basis for Employee Health Directives. Must possess the ability to comply with Health Inc. policies and procedures. This job is categorized as "Light Work". Has the physical stamina to meet the requirements of this job. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing. Must be able to handle stress effectively. Must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to environmental elements, internal and external, which may affect the work place, such as infectious disease, chemical and/or chemical fumes, dust, noise, physical injury from an out of control patient, and adverse effects of inclement weather which may occur.

These essential functions identify the major requirements of the job. They are not an exhaustive list of all job requirements. An employee may be called upon to perform physical actions not specifically identified in this job description.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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