Outpatient Coding Educator
Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
Purpose of Job
Not neccessary for the position (0%):
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
Explosives (pressurized gas)
Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Responsible for initial training for new hires and contract staff by developing and maintaing training plan for each new hire with time frame for completion of training.
Training plan for outpatient, outpatient surgery and professional services.
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding.
Perform audits of all encounter types in outpatient coding during probationary period of new hires to ensure knowledge and understanding of coding guidelines and policies.
Responsible for the continuation of education in regards to new government rules, regulations, and yearly code updates for all jobs regarding International Classification of Disease (ICD)-10 coding per the direction of coding management.
Researches new coding updates.
Review Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) mandates and updates coding directives as needed.
Reviews Federal Register to ensure compliant coding and reporting.
Organize education offerings for outpatient coding staff as well as related jobs regarding coding and reimbursement.
Works with management to identify annual CEU offerings for outpatient coders.
Has the ability to present information in a quick manner while still getting pertinent information distributed to outpatient coders and management staff.
Works closely with the Coding Leadership:
Per direction of Coding Leadership, reviews and formulates processes for each coder to ensure efficient use of the medical record to ensure productivity standards are being met.
Cross-trains current staff in all processes in their respective job descriptions.
Contributes in the development and maintenance of specialty-specific coding education materials.
Identifies documentation trends and issues to bring forward for resolution.
Serves as a coder when volumes exceed department standards as determined by management.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
| Date Posted
December 5, 2018
| Date Closes
February 3, 2019
| Located In
| Work At
Physicians Clinic Inc
8-430 hours per week
| SOC Category