Medical Coding Supervisor

    UCLA Health
    Los Angeles, CA 90001
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $11.43 - $30.58

    Job Description


    You can make a difference in people's lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you'll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.

    Job Duties


    As the Medical Coding Supervisor, you will be responsible for the following:

    Works the daily workflow, quality, coding denials and reporting activities for inpatient and designated outpatient services (ambulatory surgery, emergency and observation).

    Ensuring that productivity standards are achieved to consistently support the financial goals and that the quality of the data meets the needs of the organization

    Assures compliance with all regulatory bodies, including The Joint Commission (TJC), Office of Statewide Planning and Development (OSHPD/MIRCAL), and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

    Assures the timely, efficient, and accurate transfer of required data to Patient Business Services on a daily basis.

    Acts as an internal consultant for all issues related to 3M 360 Encompass, CareConnect, PwC SMART or other systems used by the inpatient and outpatient coders and ED chargers and coders.

    Reports job performance, attendance and quality issues to the Manager for action, and may participate, as appropriate, in employee discussions, interviews, evaluations, and disciplinary action.

    Provides backup support for inpatient and outpatient coding on a continual basis.

    Maintains professional standards within the staff and its procedures adhering to the AHIMA professional code of ethics and standards for ethical coding.

    Enforces Health System, Medical Coding and Clinical Documentation department policies and procedures.

    UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    Job Qualifications


    We are seeking a self-directed and detail-oriented professional with:

    AHIMA certification (CCS - mandatory, RHIA - preferred, RHIT - preferred)

    Previous work in an Academic Medical Center (AMC) - preferred

    An Associate in Health Information Science or Bachelors in Health Information Management or Completion of courses in ICD-10 CM/PCS from an accredited coding program or comparable level of education, preferred.

    A minimum of 5-7 years of experience with inpatient acute care coding and outpatient surgical and ambulatory care coding.

    Proficiency in ICD-10 - CM/PCS and CPT-4 coding with excellent working knowledge of the DRG and APC payment methodologies, AHA Coding Clinic and CPT Assistant.

    Demonstrated ability to work with all internal and external customers in a professional manner.

    Ability to assist in orientation and training of new employees and students and provide guidance and training to new and trainee coders.

    Posting ID: 559537259Posted: 2020-06-04