Educator HIM Coder

Requisition ID
2017-5806
Category
Health Information Management
Facility
Community Medical Centers - Corporate Offices (CMC)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
10/9/2017

Overview

The HIM Coding Educator is a vital member of our mission. In this role you are responsible for the training and continuing education of the HIM coding department.

 

Why are we the “Employer of first choice”?

We provide a world of opportunity for professional growth and personal advancement by making the health and financial security of our employee’s a top priority. We embrace our responsibility to the people who make us the largest private employer in the central San Joaquin Valley by offering comprehensive and affordable medical benefits as part of your employment with CMC.  We value giving you a choice in your health coverage by providing three medical plan options.  You will also be offered prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, life and disability insurance, discounts on many goods and services, and an employer matched Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan (403(b)).

Our team members enjoy additional benefits such as: education reimbursement, an employee gym, concierge service, and award winning cuisine. 

 

Based in Fresno, California, we are a multi-specialty healthcare system comprised of four hospitals; Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Community Behavioral Health Center. Additionally, our system includes other health care facilities and a physician residency program in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco. Our primary service area is 15,000-square-miles, and we're home to the only combined, burn and Level 1 trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. 

 

Community Medical Centers is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

 

If you are looking to make a difference and value a purposeful, lasting career, we provide that in our 120 year old hospital system!

For more information on why you should choose Community please click the link: https://www.communitymedical.org/

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Perform audits
  • Curriculum development
  • Customer service skills
  • Project management
  • CDI- Clinical documentation improvement
  • Experience in acute care facility
  • Organization of presentation facilitation
  • Team work
  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain Coding Education Program in the Health Information Management (HIM) Coding department.
  • Instruct all levels of HIM coding staff on the principles of accurate and compliant coding practices, principles, and guidelines.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 code assignment. Audit medical records to ensure coding accuracy.
  • Provide outcome reports and findings from coding audit reviews. Develop plan of correction or follow up as appropriate.
  • Act as a resource to provide coding education to Clinical Specialists and internal/external customers.

 

Qualifications

Minimum requirements: High School Diploma/GED Five years’ experience in all types of Medical coding. Work experience in the healthcare industry or a healthcare setting.

Minimum certification required: CCS Certification

 

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