HIM Educator / Quality Analyst
Catholic Health (Buffalo) - Syracuse, NY

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The Catholic Health HIM Educator/Quality Analyst will work cooperatively with CHS coding associates, Inpatient and Outpatient Coding Managers, CDEI Education Manager, Documentation Specialists, Corporate

Compliance, physicians/providers, and Ancillary departments to ensure coding across CHS acute care facilities is accurate, consistent, and meets data integrity for use in billing, reimbursement, clinical outcomes, and for SPARCS reporting. The Educator/Quality Analyst will monitor and perform audits of coded data for accuracy based on documentation in the medical record and through these audits will ensure that medical records are coded and billed in accordance with coding conventions, billing rules and Federal and State regulations and CHS policy. The Educator/Quality Analyst will also provide timely education/feedback for Coding and CDEI associates in regards to quarterly coding updates, as well as updates to the Medicare, New York and APR-DRG grouper logic. The Analyst will provide mentoring for new coding staff. Educator/Quality Analyst will also assist with the coding standardization of workflow redesign for Soarian Financials and eHIM

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Associates degree in Health Information Management required
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management with RHIA/CCS preferred.
  • RHIT Certification is required, RHIA and CCS is preferred

EXPERIENCE
  • Three (3) years of coding experience utilizing electronic encoders/references, and compliance software, is required.

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