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Company: South Texas Health System
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesPOSITION SUMMARY:Performs the functions of Regional Manager for Coding through leadership, oversight, direction, and guidance to the coding supervisors and coding staff for the South Texas Region. Responsible and accountable for IP/OP coding accuracy based on established expectations/goals, timeliness of coding to maintain unbilled at expected goals, and utilization of systems used to perform coding functions and establish areas for improvement/education. Communicates with physicians, office practices and other hospital departments to enhance cooperation to accomplish the hospital's objectives for South Texas facilities. Maintains relationship and collaboration with the Regional Director for South Texas Region, HIM management, local facilities, UHS corporate, Central Business Offices and Case Management teams. Responsible for coordination of meetings with ancillary departments regarding proper coding and accurate charge master items. Responsible and accountable for providing exceptional customer service.QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS:Three to Five years acute care inpatient coding experience required.Auditing/training in medical coding (ICD10-CM, CPT and APC).Two-Four years of management/supervisory position or leadership role.Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology required.Computer skills.Ability to read medical reports, interpret lab values as pertinent to coding diagnoses, abstract pertinentinformation from records and to provide meaningful information by telephone or letter in replying to inquiries.Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.EDUCATION / LICENSURE:Certified Coding Specialist certification through AHIMA requiredAssociates Degree in Health Information Management with RHIT certification through AHIMA requiredBachelor's Degree in Health Information Management or related field with RHIA certification through AHIMA preferred.Able to travel between facilities within the South Texas/Central Region.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: South Texas Health System, Edinburg , REG MGR - CODING-STHS ROC-FT-8A-5P, Other , Edinburg, Texas

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