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Coding Auditor - FT Days

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Coding Auditor - HIM Coding Documentation - Full-Time, Day - SHMG Admin - Pensacola, FL

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Sacred Heart is a faith-based health system that provides a network of hospitals, outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and a variety of other health services to communities in South Alabama and across Northwest Florida.  The health system includes the 566-bed Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, the region's only facility specializing in the care of children. Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network.   In 2003, Ascension Sacred Heart opened its Emerald Coast hospital, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County, near Destin, Fla. Ascension Sacred Heart also includes a 75-bed hospital in Panama City where services include a Level II trauma center and advanced cardiovascular care, as well as a 19-bed community hospital in Port St. Joe, FL, that serves Gulf and Franklin counties.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Coding Auditor with Sacred Heart Health System-FL, you will have the opportunity to perform periodic and ongoing audits of claims to ensure accuracy of coding and billing, and sufficiency of supporting documentation.

Responsibilities:

  • Audits specified number of records per coder as defined in the system coding audit plan.
  • Prepares audit reports that are issued to key stakeholders, as appropriate.
  • Develops corrective action plans to address opportunities for coding, billing and documentation improvement.
  • Identifies trends and educational opportunities. Prepares and presents educational programs related to coding.
  • Assists in the management of the coding and billing auditing and monitoring program to address high risk compliance areas.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credentialed from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). 
    • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentialed from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). 
    • Reg Health Info Admnstr credentialed from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). 
    • Reg Health Info Tech credentialed from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). 

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.
  • Physician coding/auditing experience preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Sacred Heart Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 355981
Category: Patient Services
Facility: FLPEN Sacred Heart Medical Grp
Ministry: Sacred Heart Health System, FL
Location: Pensacola, FL

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