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Charging Coordinator - Cardiac Cath Lab, Days

Job Ref: 20464

Talent Area: Administrative/Clerical

Location:
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston, TX 77070

Area/Department: Cardiac Cath Lab

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Part-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift

Part Time

24 hours

8am to 5pm


Work Week

M-F



Company Profile

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital opened its doors to Northwest Houston in December 2000. In May 2010, a major expansion on the 52-acre campus doubled the size of the hospital, brining more expertise, more state-of-the-art technology and more specialized care to the community. With 251 licensed beds, 14 operating rooms and over 1,400 employees, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital was specifically designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.


Job Summary

Medicial Coding & Billing Preferred: Responsible for charging all procedures within the Cath lab Department.  Communicates with departments, medical records, and/or clinicians to ensure proper charging of related accounts.  Coding certification preferred.  Two years of related experience recommended and demonstrated comprehensive understanding of Medicare coding rules and regulations. 

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

Varies- patient age group defined by each clinical area

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1

Review medical record documentation to obtain accurate charges that will satisfy Medicare edits and match accurate physician documentation.

 

2

Follows established coding rules and guidelines based on accurate documentation in the medical record when abstracting outpatient medical records.

 

3

Reviews medical records and assists Business Office/Transaction Management in correcting edits/errors.

 

4

Works with clinicians, medical records, and the departments when physician documentation and coding does not match the charges.

 

6

Exhibits the ability to communicate orally and/or in writing with Hospital peers and physicians and prepares a monthly report and analysis of the outstanding matters related to coding

 

7

Demonstrates a commitment to the Hospital by always complying with the overall goals of excellence in service.

 

8

Performs daily reconciliations to ensure all charges cross into the electronic billing system.

 

9

Works daily with Billing department to address billing edit issues that require specialized analyses; triages issues to CDM Team, Medical Records Coding, or other Teams as necessary.

 

10

Performs other job related duties as assigned.

 

11

Demonstrates components of ICARE value statement.

 

12

Demonstrates components of ServicePRIDE standards.

 

13

Follow all safety rules while on the job.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

1.    High School Diploma or equivalency required.

2.    Associates degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum 2 years of coding/charging experience required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist certificate preferred.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE  AND SKILLS

1.    Knowledge of all of the components of an electronic medical record.

2.    Knowledge of ICD-9 codes, CPT codes, DRGs, and APCs.

3.    Working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

4.    Extensive PC knowledge.

5.    Proficiency with electronic encoder application.

 


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