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Team Lead for HIM Coding

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Rotating ShiftDescription:Come help lead our HIM Team at Trinity Health Of New England! We are part of the nationwide Trinity Health family bringing compassionate care to our communities.:Under general direction of the HIM Inpatient and/or Outpatient Coding Manager, the HIM Coding Team Lead is primarily responsible for supporting Inpatient and/or Outpatient coding team operations for Trinity Health-New England. The individual will work with the HIM Coding leadership team to support the organizational goals and objectives and to participate in the establishment and attainment of Departmental and Regional performance measures. Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Our Mission and Core Values
  • Great benefits and Health Insurance Coverage
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Award-winning Hospitals and DepartmentsWork Hours/Shift:
    • Full time 40hrs M-F dayshiftYou Will Be Responsible For:
      • Exceptional Patient Care: Ensure the quality and integrity of inpatient, outpatient, and observation coding which includes accurate assignment of (principal/first listed) diagnosis code, secondary diagnoses, ICD-10-CM/PCS codes, CPT-4 and HCPCS code assignment
      • Excellent Communicator: Assists management in determining staffing needs, work methods and performance standards and complies with department policies in authorizing changes in assigned employees work schedules.
      • Strong Educator: Assist with supervision of coding staff of the Health Information Management Department to ensure the department standards quality and integrity of all inpatient and/or outpatient coding are being met consistently.
      • Technical Familiarity: Assist the HIM Coding Manager on the completion of administrative/operational tasks to maintain acceptable accounts receivable (AR) and DNFB (discharged not final billed) days based on predetermined HIM indicators. Participates in coding quality review functions utilizing established monitoring procedures.
      • Active Teamwork: Act as a resource to coding team members regarding coding questions and issues.Requirements:
        • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent, Associate's degree or better in Health Information Management strongly preferred.
        • Three years related supervisor experience or five years outpatient and/or inpatient coding experience.
        • CCS (Inpatient) or CPC (Outpatient) credential required. RHIA or RHIT preferred.
        • Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT coding conventions.
        • Knowledge of federal, state and payer specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation and billing.
        • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.About Trinity Health Of New England:Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.Step up to your potential. Write your story and apply today!Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health, Waterbury , Team Lead for HIM Coding, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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