HIM Coding Manager
The Carle Foundation - Champaign, IL

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The Health Information Management Coding Manager provides day to day oversight, direction and management for the hospital inpatient, hospital outpatient and professional fee coding functions at Carle, as well as, oversight of Carle's Clinical Documentation Improvement program. The Coding Manager ensures the quality, accuracy and timeliness of the all coding completed within Health Information Management. The position is responsible for planning, analyzing and development of operations, procedures and processes with respect to coding and clinical documentation improvement. Position also acts as a liaison and consultant for other departments with respect to coding and coding regulatory requirements.

Bachelor's degree in Health Care, Nursing, or Health Information Management.

AHIMA or AAPC coding certification.

Five years coding experience, including progressive leadership in a coding role such as coding supervisor or other management role.

Strong background in CPT, HCPCS and ICD coding along with any relevant regulatory requirements for coding. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of healthcare payment systems. Ability to work with physicians and staff at all levels. Ability to function as an educator and advisor to physicians and staff. Working knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft office. Working knowledge of state and federal requirements for healthcare billing. Critical thinking and organizational skills required. Requires the ability to plan and schedule to meet deadlines.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status.