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Director, Health Information Management

Location: Vestal, NY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $1.00 - $1.00
Degree: Associate of Science; Bachelor of Science;
Date: 10/12/2018
Job ID: 02629318
Job Description
Director of Coding and Clinical Documentation opportunity for a teaching hospital system in upstate New York. 

Under the leadership of the Senior Director, Health Information Management, the Director of Facility Coding and Clinical Documentation will lead and direct the coding and clinical documentation improvement to facilitate reimbursement, clinical documentation and data collections across the region’s leading health care provider; with more than 500 physicians and 60 locations.

We are seeking a progressive and motivated leader  to transform these areas through our EPIC implementation while optimizing the coding and CDI functions.  Functions will include:
  •        Oversight of inpatient, clinical documentation improvement, outpatient, and emergency department functions.
  •        Utilization of the 3M coding systems and SMART compliance tool to enable the coding process.  
  •        Monitors DNFB, holds and allocates resources to ensure timely completion of discharged records.
  •        Oversees coding denials, appeals and compliance reviews.
  •        Coordinates with Care Management and the BPCI team for successful program implementation.
  •        Provides auditing program and monitoring of coding accuracy.  
Requirements:
Minimum: Associate's Degree with RHIT certification, 3 to 5 years of facility coding experience, and working knowledge of DRG's, APC's, hospital coding, information systems.

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree with RHIA certification, 3 years of inpatient coding experience,  experience with regulatory agencies and third party payers and 3 to 5 years' supervisory experience.

This area boasts beautiful rolling hills, a major university, lakes and rivers, parks and trails, a small-city environment, and a very affordable housing market! Come join a leading regional healthcare system with competitive compensation and great benefits, including paid relocation.
 
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