Surgical Care Affiliates

Manager Coding

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
# of Openings
1
Category
Corporate
System ID
21153
Telecommute
Yes
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Full-time
Group Name
Rev Cycle Ops

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 11,000 teammates operate more than 260 surgical facilities that serve over 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Primary position responsibilities:

  • Provide full coding support to centers
  • Research and review questions from centers and physicians
  • Supervise coding analysts
  • Assist with coding questions from the coding analysts
  • Assist with coding backlog and overflow
  • Ensure adequate coverage is assigned for coder time off (vacation, illness)
  • Manage center relationships
  • Work closely with center BOM’s to ensure billing compliance
  • Assist with system issues in Clintegrity
  • Monitor center volumes and make adjustments as needed to ensure workloads are evenly distributed among the coding analysts.
  • Monitor coder productivity to ensure the productivity standard is being met
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations for coding analysts
  • Work with the integration team on new center acquisitions
  • Provide coverage for other coding managers

 

Secondary position responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Machines/equipment used:  Computer, fax, printer, telephone

 

Environmental conditions: Remote office environment

Qualifications

Licenses or Certificates:

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and/or Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) AND completed C2 with passing score AND 5 years coding experience.   Must have prior supervisory experience.

 

Total education, vocational training and experience: 

Knowledge of Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, advanced understanding of published coding guidelines. Strong analytical and auditing skills, experience with appropriate coding and billing practices, ability to implement policies and standards with proficiency, expertise with requirements of third party payors.  Experience with differing reimbursement systems.  Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to manage multiple people and variety of schedules. Ability to meet deadlines and manage center relationships. Possess strong computer skills necessary to manage a web based coding application, variety of transcription websites, encoder product, and billing system

Proficiency or productivity standards:  Maintain certification

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