Supervisor Coding for Rush University Medical Center

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Supervisor Coding for Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL

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(Work from Home 1-2 Days a Week)
Do you have over 5 years of expertise in Physician coding? Do you have experience leading or supervising a team? Are you interested in working from home 1-2 days a week? You may be the right candidate for the Coding Supervisor’s position with Rush University Medical Group.

Rush University Medical Group (RUMG) is a multidisciplinary physician group of approximately 460 physicians in over 70 locations in the Chicago area. Over 150 NPs and PAs are key members of the healthcare team. RUMG is a vital business entity at Rush University Medical Center and is one of the three components of Rush University Medical Affairs.

Position Highlights:

The Coding Supervisor is responsible for overseeing day-to-day coding operations for a designated group of Coders or within a designated medical specialty. This position is responsible for accurately following all applicable federal, state and local guidelines applicable to the processing of patient information.

The Coding Supervisor exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values acting in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

Oversees the work of all coding employees within a designated group. Provides coaching and development opportunities for Coders. Conducts performance evaluations and handles any disciplinary matters for the assigned team.

Ensures sufficient staffing and manpower planning to maintain consistent, efficient and effective functions of the department.

Provides employee training as needed and coordinates orientation for new staff. Maintains training documentation in accordance with Joint Commission and department policies.

Assists with the development of quality, performance and productivity standards for department, assists with ensuring all functions/work are reviewed on a regular, ongoing basis and reported to management.

Conducts ongoing quality reviews and system maintenance of data/reports generated and reported from systems used within area of responsibility.

Maintains an active role in development of new systems and processes to improve workflow and enhance image and credibility of the department.

Develops and maintain departmental databases and generates reports when necessary.

Assists in the selection of new software systems/technology enhancements for the department.

Provides periodic refresher and updates various orientations for staff to ensure compliance with Hospital/Ambulatory and Joint Commission requirements.

Ensures compliance by all staff with all applicable Federal, State, local and accrediting agency regulations.

Provides routine in-services to staff on compliance issues.

Participates in external auditor review processes; conducts ongoing compliance evaluations.

Establishes and monitors productivity and quality standards for areas with span of control.

Reports monthly, or more frequently, on achievement/compliance with department goals

Maintains proficiency with duties and responsibilities of staff members directly supervised and provides backup support if needed.

Assesses operations, makes recommendations for improvement and implements approved recommendations.

Manages the resolution of all billing rejections due to coding issues; troubleshoots and resolves customer complaints.

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