Our client located on the Southside is seeking an experience Medical Coding Supervisor. Duties include sharing the oversight of the Coding department with other Coding Supervisors, conducting group meetings with the team; maintaining records and tracking information for production staff, i.e., charts per hour, quality averages, conducting performance reviews, counseling, assigning employees to specific duties, planning and forecasting workload on a daily weekly and monthly basis. Direct communication with client managers and at times the client to ensure documentation related to generating a billable patient visit is adequately documented in the Medical Records. Responding to client questions and concerns via phone call and E-mail on a routine basis (and in person as needed). Direct Supervision of up to 25 coders to include a Team Lead. The Supervisor will work closely with the Quality Assurance Representatives, Auditor, and Trainers. The Coding Supervisor reports directly to the Coding manager.
- Review daily volume and aging reports adjust staff accordingly
- Manage staffing levels and allocations
- Manage Coder productivity
- Manage Coders time (PTO, Kronos and schedule changes)
- Manage Coordinators and provide back up if necessary
- On-boarding of new employees
- Initiation of Corrective Action
Working hours: Monday-Friday
High School diploma/ 2 year degree preferred. Professional Coding Certification required: CPC or CCS-P. Facility Coding Certification also required: CPC-H or CCS. RHIA or RHIT certifications a plus.
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. Must be organized and able to multi task. Good communication skills. Working knowledge and intermediate experience with Excel (ability to use and manipulate pivot tables), Word and Outlook. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or regulations. Ability to write reports. Strong ability to speak effectively, present information and respond to questions from managers, clients or employees of the organization. Ability to perform and complete projects in a timely manner. Ability to work the necessary hours to meet deadlines. Ability to lead.
3+ years of production coding experience
3+ years as a Manager or Lead Coder, Coordinator or providing supervision of coding staff.
Must have experience in:
- Emergency Medicine Professional Coding
- Emergency Medicine Facility Coding
- Hospital Inpatient Coding
- Hospital Surgery (Inpatient and Outpatient) Coding
- Hospital Observation Coding
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