Cooper University Hospital - Camden, NJ

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Assist in managing facility wide inpatient coding for the Cooper Health System. Supervisory responsibility for contract Coders. Support for facility side off site Computer Assisted Coding Coders. Support HIM Outpatient Coders as needed. Liason for MModal Computer Assisted Inpatient Coding Oversight. Provides ongoing instruction and information for Coding staff and others as appropriate on ICD-9 and CPT Coding, and DRG assignment. Develops and updates policies to improve coding and abstracting functions. Monitors DNFB reports to insure accounts are coded in a timely and appropriate manner. Works closely with other departments in Revenue Cycle to resolve issues.

Responds to external and internal audits for government and private payers. Monitors coding accuracy and productivity. Attends hospital committee meetings to provide information on coding guidelines and documentation requirements. Committees include Core Measure, Heart Failure Work Group, Gen 21 Managers. Has knowledge of all computer applications used by coders to assist as problems are encountered.

Special Requirements:

Associate’s Degree, preferably in Health Information, or equivalent experience. Current RHIT Certification (Registered Health Information Technician) and CCS. 3 years Supervisory experience preferred. 5 - 7 years Inpatient and Outpatient Coding experience in an Acute Care hospital setting.

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The Cooper Health System keeps folks along the Delaware River shoreline feeling fine. The not-for-profit organization includes clinics and...