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CODING EDUCATION ANALYST (FULL TIME, DAYS, REMOTE)

Company: Black Enterprise Magazine
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

CODING EDUCATION ANALYST (FULL TIME, DAYS, REMOTE) CODING EDUCATION ANALYST (FULL TIME, DAYS, REMOTE) Req #: 188065 Department: ENTERPRISE RECORDS & HEALTH INFORMATION (ERHI) Job Location: Harborview Medical Center Posting Date: 08/16/2021-- Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience-- Shift: First Shift Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. Our mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrows physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center Montlake, UW Medical Center Northwest, Valley Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Childrens University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Childrens. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The Enterprise Records and Health Information (ERHI) has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL TIME (100% FTE, 40-HOURS PER WEEK), DAY SHIFT, CODING EDUCATION ANALYST. Coding Education Analysts are responsible for performing daily activities related to auditing, education, and training of one or more content areas ERHI has coding oversight for. All Coding Education Analysts function as part of a departmental team to accomplish department activities, and work cooperatively with other ERHI and UW Medicine staff to identify and resolve shared issues and concerns. In addition, they may participate in committees and serve on process improvement projects as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform coding audits, analyze results and create audit reports
  • Provide education and training on the results of internal audits and partner with Compliance on external audit education
  • Review DRG and CPT claim denials for commercial payers
  • Maintain written documentation of actions, activities or assessments (e.g., investigations, patient rights, audits, process improvement projects, corrective action plans, education and training plans) in accordance with state and federal law, and institutional policies
  • Respond to general coding questions (ICD, DRG, CPT and HCPCS)
  • Engage in the development and/or implementation of audit/monitoring plans
  • Report on unit activities and maintain unit records
  • Monitor regulatory developments, and help develop Coding program policies and procedures
  • Manage the daily activities of the coding content-related responsibilities
  • Serves as a content expert, developing and delivering ad hoc training, and investigating Coding concerns
  • Conducts auditing or monitoring activities with a focus on Outpatient and Emergency Medicine Coding
  • Provide education and training on the results of internal audits and partner with Compliance on external audit education
  • Provide consultation and best practice guidance to engage and influence outcomes

    REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelors degree in a Health Sciences discipline, Business Administration or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years increasingly responsible related experience, including coding auditing, analysis, education and training
  • Coding and documentation expertise in either inpatient or outpatient facility coding
  • Current coding certification of a minimum of one of the following credentials: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CIC, COC, CIRCC, RCC
  • Extensive knowledge of ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS coding principles and guidelines
  • A high level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology in order to code the highly complex records of a Level I trauma center
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications and electronic medical records systems
  • Successful experience in working within a multifaceted, highly matrixed organization

    DESIRED
  • Experience in an academic healthcare environment
  • Demonstrated excellence in developing education for healthcare professionals
  • Experience and proficiency with Epic and/or Cerner Experience with 3M encoder Pathology Coding experience

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .

Keywords: Black Enterprise Magazine, Seattle , CODING EDUCATION ANALYST (FULL TIME, DAYS, REMOTE), Education / Teaching , Seattle, Washington

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