Job Posting: We take pride in having the best, most passionate employees. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and makes a difference for the patients we care for. As a Coding Education Specialist you will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Manager of Physician Coding Education to support the needs of Physician Billing Services where coding expertise or education is needed. An important part of this role requires engaging clinicians, clinic staff and others to instruct them with coding and compliance educational materials you would develop and maintain. This position requires an enthusiastic, customer service focused, flexible, dedicated professional with a commitment to excellence. The ideal candidate is expected to conduct all work on-site and travel between facilities. Essential Job Duties include: - Acting as documentation and coding liaison to clinicians. This includes reviews, education and follow-up to help ensure that clinical documentation and coding services meet government and organizational policies and procedures. - Assisting in determining educational needs based on documentation reviews, provider and staff feedback and data analysis (bell curves). - Preparing reports and communicating results of audits to management, clinicians and committees. - Maintaining a high level of competency related to clinical documentation and coding in assigned specialty and other areas. Additionally, maintaining an awareness and understanding of applicable government regulations. - Maintaining familiarity with such issues as HCFA E/M Documentation Guidelines, HCFA Teaching Physician Documentation Guidelines and the OIG model compliance plans. Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: You must have a minimum of 3 years of coding experience in advanced professional multi-specialty group coding, minimum of 2 years of experience in chart reviews and must be CPC and ICD-10 certified (CPC-A is not valid for this position). You must understand computer systems, preferably EPIC, and computer programs such as Word and Excel. You must understand and apply appropriate PATH guidelines in coding and understand insurance billing and collections requirements, including Medicare and Medi-Cal. Preferred candidates will have an Associate degree, and experience in governmental chart reviews. You would be expected to conduct all work on-site and travel between facilities. WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Must be able to perform critical work under deadlines
Ability to work in a changing environment and handle multiple tasks
Ability to prioritize work, time sensitive reports and projects
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly comp...etitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.