1. POSITION PURPOSE (Summary)
Thorough knowledge of the Health information Management Department and patient information systems. Must be experienced in interpreting and applying ICD-9_CM, CPT and HCPCS coding systems. Must posses the ability to train and in-service the coding staff on all coding updates as they apply to the Coding Clinic guidelines; must possess the ability to prepare written appeals and correspondence to third party payers and physicians; ability to delegate and assume responsibility for the operations of the department in the director's absence. This position also includes the activities of case findings, abstracting and submission of cancer data to New York State Department of Health.
2. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
A Bachelor's Degree in Health Care or a related business field and at least four years experience in supervising the activities of a Health Information Management Department preferred; or comparable work experience in a supervising role in the HIM Department of a hospital or healthcare facility preferred.
Experience/ Job Qualifications: Must be certified as a Certified Coding/Procedural Specialist (CCS) (CPC). RHIT preferred.
Possess effective organizational and communication skills.
Possess qualities of leadership.
Hudson Valley Hospital - 12 months ago