Supervisor, CBO Coding & Billing

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • The PPG Coding/Billing Supervisor maintains an efficient and timely coding and billing process while ensuring the accuracy and quality of coded, abstracted information and billed services for all patient types across all hospital campuses, and Phoebe Provider Group. The supervisor will coordinate the day-to-day operations of the PPG Coding team to ensure all coding functions are performed timely and according to published coding guidelines and as directed by state and federal regulations. Supervise all PPG CBO Coding staff. Develop and maintain practices to perpetuate quality and consistency among coding staff. Act as a liaison for the Compliance department in matters of coding assurance as appropriate. Provides ongoing education to coders under their leadership. The Coding and Billing Supervisor reports to the Coding and Billing Manager.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 2-year/Associate's Degree in Healthcare, Business, Finance, Information Systems, or a related field. (Required) In lieu of an associate's degree, 3 years of related Revenue Cycle experience may be substituted in addition to the minimum experience requirement. (Required)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 3 years of experience in health information management or coding management in a hospital or physician practice/clinic setting, Financial Operations, and information systems experience preferably within the Revenue Cycle functional area in the Healthcare Industry. (Required)
  • 3 years of related Revenue Cycle healthcare experience, preferably within coding and billing. (Preferred)
  • Prior Athena or Meditech experience. (Preferred)
  • Experience with any of Phoebe Provider Group's legacy financial systems. (Preferred)
  • 2 years of experience in health information management or coding management in a hospital or physician practice/clinic setting. (Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist ? Physician (CCS-P), or Certified Professional Coder (CPC).
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Analytical
  • Grammar / Spelling
  • Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Coding software, such as EncoderPro and Intelicode.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Walking - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Sitting - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)