Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
AdventHealth Tampa Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Requires maintenance of confidential information encountered in every task associated with this job
Requires compliance with department Coding Policy and Procedure manual and Coding Clinic guidelines, as well as, any governmental coding regulations.
Requires coding knowledge of all specialties for multi-hospital coding.
Works with other Coding team members to keep coding within the four (4) day cooling off period.
Completes coding for multiple facilities in a timely manner
What You Will Need:
Must possess in-depth knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding classifications, billing requirements.
Must be knowledgeable of encoding software.
Ability to work independently and collaborative with members of the health care team
Able to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills to promote cooperation from health care team, providers, payers, patients and their families.
Knowledge of specific coding guidelines and Coding Clinic guidelines. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computerized information systems.
Demonstrates proficiency with Optum encoder, CAC (computer assisted coder) and grouper applications.
Able to demonstrate intrapersonal skills and to communicate effectively.
An Associate’s degree in Medical Record Technology/Health Information field or completion of a coding certificate program from an AHIMA or CAHIIM accredited school.
Will consider candidates with inpatient coding experience in lieu of requirements if candidate can demonstrate coding proficiency by scoring a 75% or higher on an inpatient coding test.
Inpatient acute care hospital coding experience
Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT), and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
Must obtain within 2 years of hire
Assigns codes to ambulatory hospital inpatient accounts utilizing the Optum encoder and Dolbey Computer assisted coding programs. Will work with Case Management , the Billing Office, Coding Manager, Clinical Documentation Improvement specialists and the coding team to code and release accounts for the West Florida Region. Will work and resolve the charge correction issues daily and work with the team to ensure the coding department is under one day on the accounts not selected for billing report. Employees may be asked to assist with outside payer audits as well as RAC and ADR audit requests. Employees will assist in training Coder Analyst II team members on inpatient coding when necessary.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.