Aurora Health Care
At Aurora Health Care we pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
- Oversees the daily operations of the coding department including coding production, productivity, risk-mitigation, partnerships and/or systems support. Develops and implements best practices to enhance collaboration within the department. Benchmarks outcomes for operational purposes. Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, as well as support revenue cycle goals.
- Ensures that practices are standardized system wide and consistent with regulatory requirements.
- Represents Leadership regarding practices and issues with other department leadership, vendors, government agencies, and/or clinical providers.
- Plans, implements and evaluates training and educational programs based on the department’s goals, regulatory or system changes.
- Collaboratively develops and implements standardized, organization-wide policies, procedures, guidelines and other requirements, ensuring they are compliant with regulatory and accreditation requirements and clearly communicated to the appropriate caregivers.
- Institutes, monitors and holds all caregivers accountable to quality and productivity standards.
- Actively involved in designing, maintaining, testing and implementing automation to assist departmental operations to the greatest capacity.
- Coding Specialist (CCS) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or
- Health Information Technician (RHIT) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or
- Health Information Administrator (RHIA) registration issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or
- Health Data Analyst (CHDA) certification issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
- Excellent understanding of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
- Demonstrated skills in financial and statistical analysis, and project management.
- Demonstrated knowledge of third party reimbursement programs, state and federal regulatory issues and ICD, CPT, and/or HCPCS coding.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office or similar products and in patient accounting and billing systems.
- Ability to work effectively with all levels across multiple departments, as well as strong influencing and negotiation skills.
- Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Leadership experience from a progressive fast paced Hospital/Acute care setting in a multi-facility health care system.
Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or related field.
Aurora Health Care provides a comptetive salary and benefits package. This will be discussed further in the interview process.
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