MGR OF CODING, PIH HEALTH, GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL-LOS ANGELES, FULL TIME
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 14495
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services.
This is a management position. This position is responsible for staff supervision and coordinating all coding and abstracting functions including inpatient, observation, ambulatory surgery, GI lab, interventional radiology/cardiology, ED, referred and series outpatient. Monitor discharged not final billed (DNFB) and workflow to ensure timely and accurate coding of accounts. Establishes written guidelines for uniformity and consistency of coded data. Monitors accuracy and productivity of coding staff. Develops policies and procedures to support coding guidelines. Is responsible for overseeing the quality and accuracy of coded and abstracted data for all patient types. Oversees the facilities patient discharge data reporting to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).
Must demonstrate a complete knowledge of all disease and procedural coding schemes/classification systems, such as ICD 10 CM, CPT and HCPCS and relevant to outpatient coding. Working knowledge of Medicare and local fiscal intermediary outpatient coding guideline determinations. Must demonstrate technical knowledge of the APC/MSDRG prospective payment system and use of computer encoders and abstracting systems. Must have a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology and medical terminology. Familiarity with Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s (OSHPD) discharge data reporting requirements is mandatory. Must have a working understanding of hospital policies and procedures, and possesses effective communication skills, written and oral. Ability to analyze and prioritize workflow. Must have a high level of professionalism and be able to interact with physicians, staff, etc. Must be detail-oriented. Must work on-site.
Must be a Registered Health Information Tech and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). A minimum of five years coding experience and a minimum of three years prior supervisory experience. Knowledge of all state reporting requirements for OSHPD inpatient, ambulatory surgery and emergency department patient discharge data submission is required. Must be proficient with computerized coding and abstracting systems. Basic windows and mouse skills is mandatory
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
PIH Health is the Communities’ Health and Wellness Partner
Our network of highly trained and compassionate physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff and volunteers work tirelessly and collaboratively every day to maintain and enhance the health and wellbeing of every member of our service areas. And when needed, we are here to coordinate care, manage chronic disease, and treat health conditions for the best possible outcomes.
We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
We serve more than 3.7 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region.
Why PIH Health?
Our culture is built around our core values, which are the guiding principles for everything we do. For over 60 years, PIH Health has maintained a sense of community and a family-like cultur...e where patients are the top priority, and employees and volunteers are proud to be affiliated with such an outstanding organization.
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
Our Whittier campus delivers outstanding and compassionate care to patients, every day. Among other awards, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics. PIH Health Hospital in Whittier, CA is located 30 minutes east of Los Angeles, close to the Los Angeles and Orange County border. There are many great communities in which to live that surround the hospital. This means easy access to work, great dining, shopping, entertainment and spectacular beaches. Whatever your passion, you’ll find the right place for it here.
PIH Health Hospital - Downey is a nonprofit hospital with a rich, nearly 100-year history of meeting the healthcare needs of its community. The Downey campus is part of the PIH Health comprehensive health network consisting of two hospitals, 18 medical office locations and a host of specialty services. According to US News & World Report, the hospital scores highly in patient safety and orthopedics. With 955 employees, the hospital is the 5th largest employer in the city of Downey.