- Bachelor Degree or a minimum of five years of equivalent experience in quality and/or coding management role(s) with increasing level of responsibility.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in risk adjustment coding and/or auditing experience.
- Experience with adult learning methodologies and distance learning preferred
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong managerial, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
- Outstanding organizational skills.
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- Flexibility in work schedule to meet departmental needs.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to grasp the key points from complicated details and provide direction/ coaching to members of the team.
- A strong knowledge base of medical terminology, medical abbreviations, pharmacology and disease processes
- Expertise and experience in Risk Adjustment coding
- Ability to analyze data to determine the root cause of identified quality/production concerns
- Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment while maintaining high quality
- Must be able to follow instructions, meet deadlines and work independently.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a remote environment, and time management skills.
- Working knowledge of the business use of computer hardware and software to ensure effectiveness and quality of the processing and security of the data.
- Requires skill in the use of a wide variety of office equipment including: computer, routers, and other office equipment as required.
- AHIMA certified credentials (RHIA, RHIT, CCS) or AAPC certified credentials (CPC, CPC-H, COC, CIC, or CRC)
Over 90% of the time is spent indoors, with protection from weather conditions. Exposure to noise levels that may be distracting or uncomfortable is present in only unusual situations. Business related travel up to 20%.
Sitting, talking, hearing and near vision are required over 90% of the time, while walking is required about 10% of the time. Standing is required over 30% of the time. The sense of touch is required 90% of the time and reaching is required about 50% of the time. Bending, twisting, and climbing are required, as is far vision, but only for 10% or less of the time. Low levels of lifting (10 pounds or less) are required about 25% of the time, while medium levels (20 to 40 pounds) of lifting and carrying are required less than 5% of the time. High levels (52 pounds) of lifting are required under 2% of the time. Driving is a considerable portion of the position.