Job Description

Work Status Details: REGULAR FULL TIME | 80.00 Hours Every Two Weeks
Pay Rate Type: Annual Salary
Location: Corporate Business Center - Hybrid

Listed is the base hiring salary range offered for this position. Actual salaries may vary depending on factors, including but not limited to skills and experience. The salary range listed is just one component of the total rewards/compensation package offered to candidates.
Min = $53,280.107
Mid = $66,600.134

Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Coding Manager or designee, the Medical Coding Supervisor is responsible for performing and supervising inpatient and outpatient medical coding task and staff throughout YRMC.


Responsibilities:

Manages and assigns medical coding workload for high volume inpatient, outpatient and ancillary services including medical, behavioral health, intensive care, surgical and other specialty services. Supervises the day-to-day activities of the medical coding staff. Supervises coding lead and coding liaison, based upon provider data. 

Monitors the accuracy and as needed assists with the assignment of the appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes for inpatient and outpatient services including concurrent ICD-10 codes for ancillary services. Monitors the accuracy and as needed assists with the assignment of the appropriate CPT (or its successor), ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes for inpatient, outpatient or ancillary services. Monitors and supervises the completion of concurrent CPT coding reviews for various outpatient clinics. 

Reviews the research, analysis, and re-coding of national medical necessity (NCD) denials and local medical review (LMRP) denials for Medicare patients performed by staff. Conducts concurrent CPT code review of inpatient initial E&M services and shared visits. 

Oversees the scheduling and front end training and education conducted by the Provider Liaison and the Coding Lead to clinical staff for issues identified in concurrent CPT coding reviews. Resolves problems and answers questions from staff promptly. Maintains and distributes the most current coding information and implement changes. Develops and implements controls to monitor the quality of coding and coding reviews performed by staff. 

Participates in and coordinates professional training for staff as necessary, including ICD-10 training and implementation. Fosters compliance with state and federal rules and regulations. 

Responsible for counseling, coaching, and corrective action activities. Designee in the absence of the HIM Manager. Works independently and as a team member and leader. 

Preserves confidential, protected health and personally identifiable information and files. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • HS DIPLOMA/GED
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory requirements, including HIPAA Knowledge of current healthcare and medical terminology, including ICD-10 and CPT codes High degree of organization and strong attention to detail 
  • Five (5) years of medical coding experience to include two (2) years of or coding education responsibilities. 
  • Ability to communicate, problem solve and assign work effectively Experience with multiple specialty coding including Cardiology, GI, Oncology, and Orthopedics 
  • Proficient in computer skills and Microsoft Office Must maintain CPC certification 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations related to health care finance. Ability to plan, prioritize and schedule multiple work tasks. 
  • Experience with EPIC (YRMC Care) Health Information System. 


Why Yuma Regional Medical Center?

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is located in Yuma, AZ. Our purpose is building a healthier tomorrow. We strive by putting patients first as they are the center of every decision and action we take. YRMC is rooted in the community by living and breathing the dynamic nature of our region. Being committed to progress by constantly and consistently advancing healthcare, creating meaningful experiences and improving the lives of everyone around us.

Our Values

Bring Kindness | Achieve Together | Aspire For Better | Do The Right Thing | Lead With Optimism |

About Yuma, AZ

Named by the Guinness World Records as the Sunniest City on Earth with winters averaging temperatures of 70 degrees, sunny days and cooler nights.

Yuma, Arizona is a place to explore the great outdoors with hiking, jet skiing, boating and off-roading. Don’t forget to soak up the sun at the great Colorado River or one of Yuma’s many lakes.

Yuma is centrally located in Southwest Arizona, within a short drive to many popular attractions and destinations.

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https://www.yumachamber.org/

Bring your skills to one of the sunniest places on earth - Yuma, AZ!

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you up on interview. 

Application Instructions

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