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Providence Senior Manager, Outpatient Coding PSJH *Telecommute* in Renton, Washington

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Senior Manager, Outpatient Coding PSJH - Him Coding Psms at Revenue Cycle Business Services

Revenue Cycle Shared Services reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence St. Joseph Health in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, California, Texas, and New Mexico. Revenue Cycle's objective is to ensure our core strategy, Committed to Excellence, is enhanced along with the overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

The Senior Manager, Outpatient Coding is responsible for developing, operationalizing, and monitoring best practice outpatient coding teams and processes throughout the Providence health system, including affiliates, leading to the compliant, and timely coding of outpatient encounters for use in claim submission, and regulatory, quality, and population health reporting to support the delivery of safe and effective patient care.

This leader, in collaboration with the Executive Director, Coding, manages the planning and operational direction of outpatient coding for the system. This leader, in collaboration with direct-report managers, is responsible for the coordination and administration of the outpatient coding function ensuring organizational performance is in alignment with the short term and long-term coding goals of the Providence health system.

  • Provides overall management and oversight of outpatient coding and abstracting functions.

  • Provides management and oversight of the development of standardized policies, procedures, and practices related to outpatient coding and abstracting across all Regions.

  • Develops and monitors overall compliance to outpatient coding related KPI’s and other metrics.

  • Manages and provides oversight of outpatient coding managers.

  • Provides outpatient coding expertise and direction to other departments, medical staff and other providers to improve clinical documentation as guided by official coding guidelines.

  • Works closely with the Director, Coding Quality & Education and Compliance to ensure a high-level of coding accuracy, and compliance with official coding and regulatory guidelines.

  • Works closely with the Senior Manager, Coding Support to ensure a high-level of claim and coding data throughput.

  • Manages the proficient utilization of coding technology and use of common tools including encoders, groupers, computer assisted coding and other systems related to coding /abstracting.

  • Develops and monitors metrics related to coding productivity and quality.

  • Leads projects which include: financial and quality analysis, problem solving, and team collaboration.

  • Leads outpatient coding integration activities.

  • Communicate ideas or positions in a persuasive manner that builds support, agreement, or commitment.

  • Establishes strong relationships with external stakeholders such as Risk/Integrity/Compliance, Quality, Providers, Revenue Integrity, Payer-yield, Information Services, and other departments within the organization.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in AHIMA accredited HIM program or other healthcare related field of study or equivalent educ/experience

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or bachelor’s degree

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

  • 5 years Management/supervisory role in overseeing coding operations and teams in an acute care environment

  • 10 or more years of extensive background in ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding, hospital charging, and official hospital coding guidelines

  • Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the department you will serve.

One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Shared Services is a service line within Providence that provides a variety of functional and system support services for our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 104194
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Coding
Job Function: Revenue Cycle
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 4001 SS RC CODING NWR
Address: WA Renton 1801 Lind Ave SW

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.