Under general supervision and with aid of Official Coding Guidelines, the Corporate Coding Coordinator codes diagnoses and procedures of inpatient accounts according to ICD-10-CM/PCS. The Corporate Coding Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Corporate Coding Manager with second level coding reviews and educates coders on correct coding. Assists the coding department with coding questions, reviews, or inquiries. Position will support Tenet/USPI corporate located in Texas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs second level coder reviews on accounts that are sent back from Revint, Iodine, coding audits, and coding/billing editor.
Provides coders with education and guidance on correct coding based on second level reviews.
Assists coding manager and coding department with coder questions, coding reviews, and coding inquiries. Codes inpatient accounts when coverage is needed.
Monitors and assists coding manager with DNFC management to goals.
Attends Tenet coding educations and maintains coding credentials.
3-5 years acute hospital coding experience.
Skilled and working knowledge of MS Office suite.
Ability to analyze coding related reports and take action.
Associates Degree in Health Information Management.
RHIT or CCS certification.
5 plus yearsâ�� experience in a large, complex, multi-system acute care hospital organization.
Bachelorâ��s Degree in Health Information Management.
RHIA and CCS certification.
A pre-employment coding proficiency assessment will be administered.
Tenet Healthcare complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Primary Location: California
Facility: 963-Santa Ana, CA
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.