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Reference # : 13-06361 Title : Assistant Director of Clinical Coding
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 12/13/2013  
Downtown Manhattan Full-service Teaching Hospital with a nationwide reputation for excellence and one of the largest providers of care in the state is looking for an Assistant Director of Clinical Coding

Assistant Director of Clinical Coding

Job Summary:
  • Oversees the day to day operations of the Clinical Coding Units of the Health Information Management Department.
  • Maintaining responsibility for coding/DRG validation review, DRG PRO activities and assurance of appropriate reimbursement
  • Overseeing compliance with coding standards and regulations
  • Advising and assisting in improvement plans for coding and DRG assignment issues
  • Validating assignment of codes and providing trending and analysis of coding and DRG issues
  • Ensuring provision of complete and accurate medical records to the PRO and insurance companies for the purposes of DRG and/or quality reviews
  • Assisting in the budgetary process and ensuring efficient allocation of expenditures
  • Recognizing opportunities for revenue enhancement, within coding and compliance guidelines.
  • Five years of progressive managerial experience in medical records with at least two years as a Coding Manager; thorough knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, DRG methodologies and all regulatory requirements associated with coding and DRG assignment
  • Approximately 3-5 years coding and DRG validation experience in an acute care setting
  • Excellent analytical stills for trending and analysis.
  • CCS is required and a Bachelor of Science degree from a program approved by the American Health Information Management Association (A.H.I.M.A.) is preferred.
  • National license as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is strongly preferred.
  • Strong Six Figure Salary
  • Benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage, 403 (b) retirement and tuition

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