PracticeMax
  • Coding
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Medical Coding Manager

The Medical Coding Manager is a member of management with sufficient authority to fulfill the requirements of the position. They are responsible for hiring, managing and developing the medical coding team.

Minimum Qualifications   

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Management, Leadership or similar areas
  • Preferred a BS in Nursing, Healthcare or similar areas;
  • Preferred certification from AAPC or AHIMA;
  • Minimum 7 years of Management experience;
  • Minimum 3 years managing a team of 25 or more staff (that can be verified);
  • Experience with startup or process management;
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access);
  • Strong relational and social skills;
  • Intermediate level of Analytics experience;

Duties

  • Manage workflow for coding team processes including production coding, quality control, and support services;
  • Oversee staffing and ensure appropriate resource delegation to meet corporate goals;
  • Responsible for daily reporting to Department Manager;
  • Prepare for meetings with Management including preparation of daily/weekly trend analysis;
  • Lead weekly meetings with staff;
  • Track, report and monitor educational opportunities for providers and coders;
  • Oversee ongoing Quality Improvement Initiatives:
  • Support staff in preparing, conducting and monitoring results of on the job training and inservices as required to remain current on coding issues;
  • Accurately oversee that team is following coding guidelines and legal requirements to ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory bodies;
  • Maintain compliance standards in accordance with Compliance policies and the Code of Conduct and reports compliance problems appropriately;
  • Monitor and report technical issues;
  • Work with Management team on opportunities for system, staff and workflow improvement;

Skills 

  • Ability to use organizational and time management skills to improve efficiency;
  • Ability to prepare and implement training material for staff;
  • Understand of the Labor Code;
  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills;
  • Understand, delegate and carry out verbal and written direction;
  • Ability to manage department in the absence of direct supervision;
  • Ability to research topics related to job outside of normal business hours to assist department;
  • Ability to work in an office setting for minimum of 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
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