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MEDICAL CODING MANAGER

Houston, TX

MEDICAL CODING MANAGER

LOCATION: Houston, TX
FACILITY: Acute Care Facility
Reports To:   Business Office Director

DESCRIPTION:
Supervises:    Health Information Management Department 
The position will be responsible for planning, leading and organizing the operations of the medical coding staff. The Manager will oversee staff scheduling and training to ensure the hospital receives the appropriate reimbursement while conforming to applicable guidelines and regulations.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintains industry standards for revenue cycle indicators as it relates to the HIM department.
  • Works with Revenue Cycle leadership to maintain integrity and meet established goals; monitors quality and productivity for assigned staff.
  • Coordinates with all departments and adheres to current coding practices.
  • Implements and maintains established department policies, procedures, and objectives.
  • Maintains required records, reports and files for area and compiling data, information, and reports as needed.
  • Manages staff schedules and time system for Payroll accuracy.
  • Communicates and presents departmental information with all appropriate parties.
  • Evaluates processes and technology and makes recommendations for process improvements.             
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of previous experience in medical billing and coding required
  • CPC Certification through AAPC, AHIMA or equivalent required
  • Working knowledge of operating system required
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology required
  • Thorough knowledge of medical coding and the medical billing process required 
SALARY: $60,000 - $70,000

CONTACT: Michael Zimmer, Director
Finance, Administration and Nursing Executive Search
The Hutton Group, Inc.
michaelz@huttongrouphc.com
617-297-2898 617-217-1737(cell)
 
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