Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world-renowned clinicians, innovative researchers, and dedicated professionals as allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Coding Manager directs the coding and classification activities of the Coding Department under the general direction of the Director of Patient Financial Services. This individual oversees the coding professionals that are responsible for accurately assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to outpatient accounts; resolves issues as it relates to the revenue cycle operations of the facility (i.e.) CDM updates in regard to revenue code and CPT/HCPCS assignment; develops and provides coding education for internal and external staff; supports the fiscal goals of DFCI by providing timely and accurate coding of unbilled accounts, resolution of denied and failed claims and enforcement of a compliant environment within revenue cycle operations.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
RHIT or RHIA required
Minimum 5 years coding experience
CCS/CPC will be considered
General knowledge of coding process
Ability to train and oversee staff
Strong project/task management skills
Dependable self-starter, able to set priorities, manage multiple data
needs, and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and
Ability to work well independently on a team and as a trainer/facilitator
Ability to analyze complex business problems and implement solutions
Experience with ICD-9 CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes
General understanding of encoder software programs (i.e.) 3M
This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:00-4:30 PM (flexible hours also offered).
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - 15 months ago