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Date Job Title Company
4/2/15 Health Information Management Director Gritman Medical Center
3/26/15 Billing Specialist II - Certified Coder Mid-Columbia Medical Center
3/20/15 Manager, Consulting Services - CDI LexiCode
3/20/15 Coding QI Review Coordinator - Telecommute & Sign-on Bonus Providence Health & Services
3/20/15 Coding Senior - Telecommute & Sign-On Bonus Providence Health & Services
3/20/15 Coder II - Telecommute & Sign-On Bonus Providence Health & Services
3/20/15 Coder I - Telecommute & Sign-On Bonus Providence Health & Services
3/12/15 Clinical Applications Analyst (NextGen® E.H.R Administrator) Hope Orthopedics of Oregon
3/11/15 Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists Conifer Health Solutions
3/11/15 Acupuncture Billing and Medical Secretary GroundSpring Healing Center, P.C.
3/5/15 Remote Inpatient Auditing Specialist IOD Incorporated
3/5/15 Remote Inpatient Coding Consultant IOD Incorporated
3/2/15 Coding Review Specialist Kaiser Permanente
2/24/15 Assistant Professor I of Health Information Technology Central Oregon Community College
2/20/15 Program Technician Multnomah County Health Department
2/4/15 Documentation Imaging Manager Trillium Family Services

Health Information Management Director
Gritman Medical Center

Job Description:
The Health Information Management Director (HIMD) is responsible for all functions of the department. Reports directly to the CFO and is a member of the management team at GMC. The HIMD will have demonstrable skills in leadership, management, interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, and problem solving. The functions of the HIMD include: financial management of the department, including budget development and ongoing evaluation; management of human resources; responsibilities and duties as a member of a multi disciplinary team; leadership as a mentor for staff members; strategic planning; day to day operations; procurement and maintenance of supplies and equipment, including purchasing capital equipment; contract maintenance; maintaining and developing policies and procedures; identifying and implementing performance improvement initiatives and evaluating effectiveness; and maintaining departmental regulatory compliance. The HIMD participates in, or delegates appropriate participation in, all performance improvement teams and work teams at GMC. The HIMD will have and maintain adequate physical and mental health to meet job performance criteria. The HIMD will demonstrate a code of conduct consistent with GMC's mission, vision and values and ethical business practice policies and will act as a role model for all other staff members. Supervises all functions including record completion, discharge analysis, transcription, coding, abstracting, filing, storage, retrieval, and maintenance of filing systems in accordance with standards and regulations of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in medical record technology, RHIT and/or RHIA certification
  • Two years inpatient coding/DRG experience, thorough knowledge of physician coding
  • Medical record supervisory experience required
  • Knowledge of healthcare, hospitals, and clinics
  • Management and leadership experience required
  • Must work effectively with others, possessing tact, discretion, and diplomacy
  • Must be creative, adaptable, innovative, and be able to exhibit independent judgment
  • Able to effectively use written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to analyze complex issues objectively and accurately
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft office suite products and other information systems
  • Required skills: Ability to organize and handle details with ease
  • Understand computer, database applications. RHIT and/or RHIA certification required
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Click here to apply.

Billing Specialist II - Certified Coder
Mid-Columbia Medical Center

Introduction:
Mid-Columbia Medical Center's Outpatient Business Office in The Dalles, Oregon is looking to add a Billing Specialist II to their team. This position is Full-time and is eligible for our comprehensive benefit package.
Required Qualifications:
Experience:
  • Two years billing experience preferred
  • Two years of CPT-4 coding experience preferred including: medical records chart auditing and medical terminology knowledge and anatomy
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Excel, Word and PowerPoint is desirable

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to enter data with speed, consistency and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and professionally with Providers and staff
  • Working knowledge of ICD coding, CPT coding and HCPC coding
Education Qualifications:
High school graduate or equivalent
Compensation/Benefits:
Hourly wage $16.90 - $20.28 plus a comprehensive benefit package and generous paid time off.
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Please go to the following link to apply. https://careers-mcmc.icims.com/jobs/2155/billing-specialist-ii---mgov-business-office/job?mode=view 

Manager, Consulting Services - CDI
LexiCode

Introduction:
About LexiCode

Since 1981 LexiCode has provided quality HIM coding and consulting services to healthcare providers nationwide. Our consultants work to enhance operations in every type and size of healthcare provider environment.

Today LexiCode, a SourceHOV company, remains the industry leader in coding compliance solutions. www.LexiCode.com SourceHOV is a proud sponsor of the 100,000 jobs Mission to employ America’s veterans. We believe that hiring veterans is not only the right thing to do for veterans, but it’s a great thing to do for our business. Our Nation’s military veterans represent the best this country has to offer and they bring meaningful skills to the workplace.

Additionally we are an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Description:
Job Summary/Objective

LexiCode, the leader in HIM Consulting Services, has opportunities available for positive and energetic HIM professionals to support our onsite Clinical Documentation Improvement consulting services.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Duties may include reviewing medical records for coding validation and/or physician documentation improvement needs, potential compliance issues, appropriate reimbursement, and clinical severity;
  • Provide physician education regarding documentation best practices in ICD-9 and ICD-10;
  • Training clients on clinical documentation improvement or coding;
  • Managing CDI projects, including presenting findings and tracking the post implementation improvement process;
  • Build and maintain professional and consultative relationships with clients;
  • Weekly travel out-of-town M-F of each week is necessary in order to perform these onsite services for our clients
Required Qualifications:
  • 5 or more years of experience in an acute care setting, including coding and CDI experience
  • RHIA, RHIT, or CCS from AHIMA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • ICD-10 trained
  • Located in the Pacific time zone with easy access to an airport
  • Ability to travel out of town M-F each week
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CDIP or CCDS credential is a plus
Compensation/Benefits:
LexiCode Offers:
  • Excellent salary
  • Computer with 3M coding resources plus coding books provided
  • Travel arrangements and paid travel expenses
  • Continuing education

Benefits:

  • Insurance benefits include; health, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Medical spending and dependent daycare accounts
  • Paid time off and Paid holidays
  • CEU reimbursement
Instructions for Resume Submission:
www.lexicode.jobs 

Coding QI Review Coordinator - Telecommute & Sign-on Bonus
Providence Health & Services

Introduction:
Providence is calling Coding QI Review Coordinators to join our Revenue Cycle Hospital Coding team. We’re currently offering a $13,000 sign on bonus for those looking to answer the call!
Job Description:
These coding positions are virtual, and available for those that currently reside (or will relocate to reside) within our six state footprint (Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington). This means that you can live in California and work for our hospitals in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, etc. We’re looking for the best and brightest Coding QI Review Coordinators on the West Coast, so we’re offering new hires a $13,000 sign-on bonus! Coding QI Review Coordinators are critical to assuring Providence’s compliance requirements are met by auditing hospital coding, training new coding staff, preparing and presenting educational sessions for the coders and staying current with official coding guidelines and regulations.

Compensation and benefits snap shot:
  • May work from home; must be based in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington
  • Competitive pay based on skill and experience
  • Sign on bonus of $13,000 for those who qualify
Required Qualifications:
Required Experience:
  • Graduation from an AHIMA-accredited health information technology program or any other coding certificate program
  • Current RHIT, RHIA, CCS or CCS-P or other recognized AHIMA or AAPC coding credentials
  • At least 5 years current acute care hospital coding in either inpatient, day surgery or emergency department coding experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience training groups in person in a classroom setting
  • Experience with on-line/remote training

About the department you will serve: One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S;) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewardsbenefits/index.html

About us: Providence Health & Services is 6th largest faith based health system in the United States, and began more than 155 years ago. The health system employs more than 64,000 people across five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington – with its system office located in Renton, Washington. We employ talented and dedicated individuals at our large medical centers, small community hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and hospice & home health programs ...that are recognized in their communities for excellence, both as treatment centers and as great places to work. Providence is committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. We have immediate opportunities in the One Revenue Cycle (ORC) organization for non-certified and certified Coders for entry level, mid-level, senior Coder, Auditor, Supervisor and Manager positions. The specialties include Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, ED/ED Facility charging/ED Facility Profee. The opportunities are located across the five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho and Washington. Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

Instructions for Resume Submission:
Answer the call. Providenceiscalling.jobs  

When applying online, please reference job number 65098.

Apply online: http://bit.ly/ProvidenceCoderPositionsMultiple 

Coding Senior - Telecommute & Sign-On Bonus
Providence Health & Services

Introduction:
Providence is calling Senior Coders to join our Revenue Cycle Hospital Coding team. We’re currently offering a $10,000 sign on bonus for those looking to answer the call!
Job Description:
These coding positions are virtual, and available for those that currently reside (or will relocate to reside) within our six state footprint (Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington). This means that you can live in California and work for our hospitals in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, etc. We’re looking for the best and brightest Hospital Coders (Senior level) on the West Coast, so we’re offering new hires a $10,000 sign-on bonus! Senior Hospital Coders are responsible for the coding/abstracting of acute-care services within our One Revenue Cycle organization. Coding and abstracting areas may include inpatient accounts or ED /ED facility E&M/ED profee with proficiency in ambulatory surgery or observation fee accounts.

Compensation and benefits snap shot:
  • May work from home; must be based in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington
  • Competitive pay based on skill and experience
  • Sign on bonus of $10,000 for those who qualify
Required Qualifications:
Required Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Holds an AHIMA or AAPC coding credential – must be current
  • Minimum 5 years hospital-based inpatient coding experience or ED coding/ED Facility/ED Profee in addition to demonstrated competency in either observation or ambulatory surgery coding
  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding and official hospital coding guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an AHIMA accredited Health Information Technology program or online coding program
  • One or more of the following: RHIT, RHIA, CCS, or CCS-P
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 coding and/or completion of AHIMA’s ICD-10-CM Academy
  • Strong EMR / Encoder proficiency
  • Epic experience
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 coding and/or completion of AHIMA’s ICD-10 Academy

About the department you will serve: One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S;) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewardsbenefits/index.html

About us: Providence Health & Services is 6th largest faith based health system in the United States, and began more than 155 years ago. The health system employs more than 64,000 people across five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington – with its system office located in Renton, Washington. We employ talented and dedicated individuals at our large medical centers, small community hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and hospice & home health programs that are recognized in their communities for excellence, both as treatment centers and as great places to work. Providence is committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. We have immediate opportunities in the One Revenue Cycle (ORC) organization for non-certified and certified Coders for entry level, mid-level, senior Coder, Auditor, Supervisor and Manager positions. The specialties include Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, ED/ED Facility charging/ED Facility Profee. The opportunities are located across the five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho and Washington. Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

Instructions for Resume Submission:
Answer the call. Providenceiscalling.jobs  

When applying online, please reference job number 65099.

Apply online: http://bit.ly/ProvidenceCoderPositionsMultiple

Coder II - Telecommute & Sign-On Bonus
Providence Health & Services

Introduction:
Providence is calling Coders (Level II) to join our Revenue Cycle Hospital Coding team. We’re currently offering a $8,000 sign on bonus for those looking to answer the call!
Job Description:
These coding positions are virtual, and available for those that currently reside (or will relocate to reside) within our six state footprint (Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington). This means that you can live in California and work for our hospitals in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, etc. We’re looking for the best and brightest Hospital Coders (Level II) on the West Coast, so we’re offering new hires a $8,000 sign-on bonus! This is a mid-level position on our One Revenue Cycle (ORC) team, responsible for the coding/abstracting acute-care services. Coding and abstracting areas may include inpatient, observation, same-day surgery or ED, ED facility and/or ED (or other) professional fee accounts. 

Compensation and benefits snap shot:
  • May work from home; must be based in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington
  • Competitive pay based on skill and experience
  • Sign on bonus of $8,000 for those who qualify
Required Qualifications:
Required Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years recent hospital-based coding experience
  • Any AHIMA or AAPC coding-related credential - must be current
  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding and official hospital coding guidelines
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an AHIMA - accredited Health Information Technology program or online coding program
  • Strong EMR / encoder proficiency
  • Epic experience
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 coding and/or completion of AHIMA's ICD-10-CM Academy or exposure to ICD-10 coding in a healthcare environment
  • Demonstrated strong and persuasive verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. A track record showing good decision-making based upon a mixture of analysis, experience, and judgment
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment in a positive and professional manner

About the department you will serve: One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S;) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewardsbenefits/index.html

About us: Providence Health & Services is 6th largest faith based health system in the United States, and began more than 155 years ago. The health system employs more than 64,000 people across five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington – with its system office located in Renton, Washington. We employ talented and dedicated individuals at our large medical centers, small community hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and hospice & home health programs that are recognized in their communities for excellence, both as treatment centers and as great places to work. Providence is committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. We have immediate opportunities in the One Revenue Cycle (ORC) organization for non-certified and certified Coders for entry level, mid-level, senior Coder, Auditor, Supervisor and Manager positions. The specialties include Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, ED/ED Facility charging/ED Facility Profee. The opportunities are located across the five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho and Washington. Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

Instructions for Resume Submission:
Answer the call. Providenceiscalling.jobs  

When applying online, please reference job number 65100.

Apply online: http://bit.ly/ProvidenceCoderPositionsMultiple

Coder I - Telecommute & Sign-On Bonus
Providence Health & Services

Introduction:
Providence is calling Coders (Level I) to join our Revenue Cycle Hospital Coding team. We’re currently offering a $4,000 sign on bonus for those looking to answer the call!
Job Description:
These coding positions are virtual, and available for those that currently reside (or will relocate to reside) within our six state footprint (Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington). This means that you can live in California and work for our hospitals in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, etc. We’re looking for the best and brightest Hospital Coders (Level I) on the West Coast, so we’re offering new hires a $4,000 sign-on bonus! This is an entry-level position on our One Revenue Cycle (ORC) team, responsible for the coding/abstracting acute-care services. Coding and abstracting areas may include inpatient, ambulatory surgery, observation or ED/ ED facility and/or ED professional fee accounts.  

Compensation and benefits snap shot:
  • May work from home; must be based in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho or Washington
  • Competitive pay based on skill and experience
  • Sign on bonus of $4,000 for those who qualify
Required Qualifications:
Required Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Completion of the following: Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, ICD coding training
  • One year Health Information Management/Medical Record. Background/experience or equivalent experience working in healthcare setting or clerical/office setting or successful completion of the Providence Coder Internship Program
  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding and official hospital coding guidelines
  • Credential eligible applicants may apply

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Any AHIMA or AAPC coding-related credential
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 coding and/or completion of AHIMA's ICD-10-CM Academy
  • Strong EMR / Encoder proficiency
  • Epic experience
  • Demonstrated strong and persuasive verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. A track record showing good decision-making skills based upon a mixture of analysis, experience, and judgment
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment in a positive and professional manner.

About the department you will serve: One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S;) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewardsbenefits/index.html

About us: Providence Health & Services is 6th largest faith based health system in the United States, and began more than 155 years ago. The health system employs more than 64,000 people across five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington – with its system office located in Renton, Washington. We employ talented and dedicated individuals at our large medical centers, small community hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and hospice & home health programs that are recognized in their communities for excellence, both as treatment centers and as great places to work. Providence is committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. We have immediate opportunities in the One Revenue Cycle (ORC) organization for non-certified and certified Coders for entry level, mid-level, senior Coder, Auditor, Supervisor and Manager positions. The specialties include Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, ED/ED Facility charging/ED Facility Profee. The opportunities are located across the five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Idaho and Washington. Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

Instructions for Resume Submission:
Answer the call. Providenceiscalling.jobs  

When applying online, please reference job number 65101.

Apply online: http://bit.ly/ProvidenceCoderPositionsMultiple

Clinical Applications Analyst (NextGen® E.H.R Administrator)
Hope Orthopedics of Oregon

Introduction:
Play an integral role in our specialty healthcare organization by managing our newly in-house electronic health records system. Providing support to over 100 users, this position develops clinical content, resolves application problems, and builds interfaces continually working towards improvement. This position is perfect for a self-motivated team player who enjoys providing excellent customer service that is accurate and proactive, in a busy, fast-paced specialty medical environment.
Job Description:
Duties:
  • Managing template development, preferences, upgrades and updates
  • Assure data integrity by performing EHR system maintenance
  • Assist in developing, evaluating, implementing and supporting other applications and systems interfacing/integrating with the EHR including development of SOPs for each system
  • Guide providers and clinic end users in application functionality and use
  • Support, assess, and train for Dragon integration into EHR processes
  • Provide coverage for ICS & EPM
Required Qualifications:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in technology or an allied health care profession
  • Degree or industry certifications in information technology or applications
  • Experience managing and supporting a mission-critical application in a busy, fast-paced clinical setting; experience with electronic health records system
  • Ability to write code, develop and modify macros and templates
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and a high-level professional demeanor
  • Detail-oriented and organized with excellent time-management skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference is given for:
  • NextGen® experience; NextGen® certification in EHR/EPM
  • Healthcare industry certifications
Instructions for Resume Submission:
To apply for direct consideration, please visit http://www.hopeorthopedics.com/careers to download our application.

Submit your application, resume and cover letter to Careers@HopeOrthopedics.com or fax to (503)316-3780.

Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists
Conifer Health Solutions

Introduction:
As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 700 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communications, and value-based care solutions, we empower healthcare decision makers—hospitals, health systems, physicians, self-insured employers, and payers—to better connect every point of care and wellness management. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
Job Description:
Conifer Health Solutions is hiring Full-time CDI Specialists in Roseburg OR!

All Nursing and HIM Professinals will be considered! Apply today! ConiferHealth.com/Careers – Job No. 1505004172

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for reviewing medical records to facilitate and obtain appropriate physician documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, and complexity of care of the patient, by improving the quality of the physicians’ clinical documentation. Exhibits a sufficient knowledge of clinical documentation requirements, MS-DRG Assignment, and clinical conditions or procedures, Educates members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines, including attending physicians, allied health practitioners, nursing, and case management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following. Others may be assigned.
  • Record Review: Completes initial medical records reviews of patient records within 24-48 hours of admission for a specified patient population to:
    1. evaluate documentation to assign the principal diagnosis, pertinent secondary diagnoses, and procedures for accurate MS-DRG assignment, risk of mortality and sevirty of illes; and
    2. initiate a review worksheet. Conducts follow-up reviews of patients every 2-3 days to support and assign a working or final MS-DRG assignment upon patient discharge, as necessary. Formulate physician queries regarding missing, unclear or confliting health record documentation by requesting and obtaining additional documentation within the heatlh record, as necessary. Collaborates with case managers, nursing staff and other ancillary staff regarding interaction with physicians regarding documentation and to resolve physician queries prior to discharge.
  • Assist in training department staff new to CDI
  • Professional Development: Stays current with AHA Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines, CMS and other agency directives for ICD-9-CM and CPT coding. Attends mandatory coding seminars on annual basis (IPPS and OPPS, ICD-9-CM and CPT updates) for inpatient and outpatient coding. Quarterly review of AHA Coding Clinic. Attends Quarterly Coding Updates and all coding conference calls as well as any required CDI education.
  • CDI: Communicates/Completes Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) activities and coding issues (lacking documentation, physician queries, etc.) for appropriate follow-up and resolution
  • Other duties as assigned

All Nursing and HIM Professinals will be considered! Apply today! ConiferHealth.com/Careers – Job No. 1505004172

Required Qualifications:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • CDI Specialist must display teamwork and commitment while performing daily duties
  • Must demonstrate initiative and discipline in time management and medical record review
  • Travel may be required to meet the needs of the facilities
  • Advanced knowledge of Medicare Part A and familiar with Medicare Part B
  • Intermediate knowledge of disease pathophysiology and drug utilization
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS-DRG classification and reimbursement structures
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and deductive reasoning skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of coding compliance and regulatory standards
  • Excellent organizational skills for initiation and maintenance of efficient work flow
  • Regular and reliable attendance and time reporting per Conifer Telecommuting program requirements
  • Capacity to work independently in a virtual office setting or at facility setting if required to travel for assignment
  • Understand and communicate documentation strategies
  • Recognize opportunities for documentation improvement
  • Formulate clinically, compliant credible queries
  • Ability to maintain an auditing and monitoring program as a means to measure query process
  • Ability to apply coding conventions, official guidelines, and Coding Clinic advice to health record documentation
Education Qualifications:
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
  • Preferred: Acute Care nursing relevant experience
  • Zero (0) to two (2) years experience
  • Graduate from a Nursing program, BSN, or graduate

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Active state Registered Nurse license
  • Preferred: CDIP or CCDS
Compensation/Benefits:
Competitive with Benefits
Instructions for Resume Submission:
All Nursing and HIM Professionals will be considered! Apply today! ConiferHealth.com/Careers – Job No. 1505004172

Acupuncture Billing and Medical Secretary
GroundSpring Healing Center, P.C.

Introduction:
4 practitioner acupuncture clinic in SW Portland needs a full time billing specialist who can also provide customer service to patients. We have our own filemaker patient software on Mac computers, which electronically uploads to officeally.
Job Description:
Must be HIPAA complaint, independently motivated, with excellent communication skills to staff, patients, and practitioners. Kind, helpful customer service a must, please. Most duties include looking up benefits, entering EOB's into the system, and contacting insurance companies regarding unpaid claims. Other duties include light housekeeping with patient rooms and laundry and front desk duties of making appointments and checking patients in and out.
Required Qualifications:
HIPAA certification, health care environment experience, excellent writing skills, references
Education Qualifications:
 Completion of high school and some college attended.
Compensation/Benefits:
Starting wage $10/hour with increases after learning our software and our patient care policies and communication.
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Please email resume to groundspring@comcast.net.

Remote Inpatient Auditing Specialist
IOD Incorporated

Introduction:
IOD’s people, process and technology give healthcare organizations an HIM edge. If you share our commitment to providing service that is second-to-none, we invite you to join our team of more than 1,600 HIM specialists, healthcare veterans and thought-leaders nationwide. If you are passionate about what you do, then you belong with the leading provider of full suite HIM solutions. IOD’s Coding/HIM Consulting/EMR Abstraction Division is looking for HIM professionals to join our rapidly growing team! We are currently hiring Remote Inpatient Coders for full-time or part time employment opportunities. With more than 30 years of experience and 1,900 locations nationwide, IOD is the leader in full suite HIM services solutions that help hospitals, health systems, and clinics streamline and simplify HIM workflow. With comprehensive solutions including document conversion, release of information (ROI), coding, auditing, abstracting, ICD-10 transition services, RAC services, along with complete training and HIM consulting, IOD empowers healthcare organizations to overcome workflow challenges and focus on their most mission-critical initiatives. The result is improved patient/physician satisfaction, increased HIM efficiencies and a stronger bottom line. For more information, visit www.IODincorporated.com.
Job Description:
Essential Functions:
  • Thoroughly reviews medical records to determine correct usage of ICD-9 CM diagnostic and procedure codes for appropriate DRG assignment
  • Facilitates documentation review of the medical record to achieve accurate inpatient coding and DRG assignments to ensure the principal diagnosis, co-morbidities and principal procedure are appropriate and supported for reimbursement
  • Reviews non-CC/MCC records to determine if record was properly coded or if additional documentation is needed
  • Participates in settlement of audit findings
  • Organizes and prioritizes multiple cases concurrently to ensure departmental workflow and case resolution
  • Shows versatility and exemplary work including a wide range of services coded
  • Meets with client facility representatives to discuss issues and trends identified in audit
  • Develops and implements education for physician, nursing, and other clinical staff to improve documentation
  • Works effectively with the coding manager to improve coding services provided by the coding staff
  • Maintains 98% accuracy rate for DRG assignment and 98% productivity rate
  • Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials
  • Attend IOD sponsored education meetings/in-services
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgment in performance of job responsibilities
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues
  • Function in a professional, efficient and positive manner
  • Adhere to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics
  • Must be customer-service focused and exhibit professionalism, flexibility, dependability, desire to learn, commitment to excellence and commitment to profession
  • Audits both internal and external coding staff as needed and provides reports to manager as directed
  • High complexity of work function and decision making
  • Strong organizational, teamwork, and leadership skills
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience coding or auditing
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited, AHIMA approved HIT/HIM program or Nursing Program
  • CCS credentials and RHIA/RHIT preferred
  • Recent experience in academic/level 1 trauma centers
  • Experience coding or auditing inpatient records for various facilities
  • Track record of acceptable productivity standards
  • Maintain 95% accuracy rate for DRG assignment and 95% productivity rate
  • Experience with various software including EMR, Encoder and Auditing software
Compensation/Benefits:
We offer excellent benefits including:
  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Free ICD-10 Training and Education
  • Free CE credits – Minimum of 12 per year
  • 144 hours PTO, plus two holiday floating PTO days
  • 16 hours of education annually
  • Six Paid Holidays
  • Referral bonus for coding experts
  • Monthly incentives to win iPads and other awards
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Personal Computer with dual monitors
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Please email your resume to codingjobs@iodincorporated.com.

Remote Inpatient Coding Consultant
IOD Incorporated

Introduction:
IOD’s people, process and technology give healthcare organizations an HIM edge. If you share our commitment to providing service that is second-to-none, we invite you to join our team of more than 1,600 HIM specialists, healthcare veterans and thought-leaders nationwide. If you are passionate about what you do, then you belong with the leading provider of full suite HIM solutions. IOD’s Coding/HIM Consulting/EMR Abstraction Division is looking for HIM professionals to join our rapidly growing team! We are currently hiring remote inpatient coders for full-time or part time employment opportunities. With more than 30 years of experience and 1,900 locations nationwide, IOD is the leader in full suite HIM services solutions that help hospitals, health systems, and clinics streamline and simplify HIM workflow. With comprehensive solutions including document conversion, release of information (ROI), coding, auditing, abstracting, ICD-10 transition services, RAC services, along with complete training and HIM consulting, IOD empowers healthcare organizations to overcome workflow challenges and focus on their most mission-critical initiatives. The result is improved patient/physician satisfaction, increased HIM efficiency and a stronger bottom line. For more information, visit www.IODincorporated.com.
Job Description:
Essential Functions:
  • Assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-9-CM and CPT/HCPCS and any other designated coding classification system in accordance with the UHDDS coding guidelines
  • Reviewing medical records and assigning accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Assigning and sequencing codes accurately based on medical record documentation
  • Assigning the appropriate discharge disposition
  • Abstracting and entering coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements
  • Communicating documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution
  • Tracking their own continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials
  • Communicating with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues
  • Adhering to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience coding or auditing
  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC or CCS-P credentials
  • Recent experience in academic/level 1 trauma centers
  • Experience coding or auditing inpatient records for various facilities
  • Track record of acceptable productivity standards
  • Maintain 95% accuracy rate for DRG assignment and 95% productivity rate
  • Experience with various software including EMR, Encoder and Auditing software
Compensation/Benefits:
We offer excellent benefits including:
  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Free ICD-10 Training and Education
  • Free CE credits – Minimum of 12 per year
  • 144 hours PTO, plus two holiday floating PTO days
  • 16 hours of education annually
  • Six Paid Holidays
  • Referral bonus for coding experts
  • Monthly incentives to win iPads and other awards
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Spending Account
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Please email your resume to codingjobs@iodincorporated.com.

Coding Review Specialist
Kaiser Permanente

Introduction:

Health is our business 

Make it yours. At Kaiser Permanente, we realize that it takes more than expert medical care to be one of the nation’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. It takes advanced technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, and the people to support them. Come impact your future, and the future of care in Clackamas, Oregon.

Job Description:

In this role, you will coordinate, monitor, and audit documentation and the coding of inpatient and/or outpatient services in all applicable health care settings. Audits will focus on correct assignment of CPT, ICD-9-CM, HCPSC codes and clinician documentation to ensure that Kaiser Permanente is compliant with all regulatory guidelines and internal controls. Audits will encompass internal practitioners, contracted practitioners, coders, internal facilities, and contracted facilities. You will analyze audit results, identify patterns, trends, or variations in coding and documentation practices as well as make recommendations for improvement. When necessary, you will initiate corrective action plans to ensure resolution of problem areas identified during auditing and monitoring activity. In addition, you will serve as a liaison with HIM staff, Revenue Cycle, external and internal practitioners, Northwest Permanente, and other regional departments as appropriate including but not limited to IT, benefits, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience coding and/or conducting coding audits and quality performance measures, preparing audit reports with recommendations, and providing education and feedback to facilitate improvement in documentation and coding
  • A bachelor’s degree or four years of experience in a directly related field
  • A high school diploma or General Education Development (GED)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P), or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) RHIA or RHIT preferred
  • CHC compliance credential with Health Care Compliance Association preferred
  • Advanced understanding of medical terminology, pharmacology, body systems/anatomy, physiology and concepts of disease processes
  • Advanced knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, HCC/Medicare Risk Adjustment codes
  • Understanding of ICD-10 CM coding
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective statistical analysis and analytical problem solving
  • Strong working knowledge of the critical elements of the auditing process
  • Understanding of CMS HCC Risk Adjustment coding and data validation requirements

 Instructions for Resume Submission:

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume to Juvencia.C.Rodriguez@kp.org and visit http://jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 327847, 327865, 327607. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

If you would like to hear the Kaiser Permanente story as told by our employees, watch the videos at kp.org/jobs/video. Follow us on twitter.com/KPCareers or visit the KP Careers tab on facebook.com/KPThrive.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

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Assistant Professor I of Health Information Technology
Central Oregon Community College

Introduction:

Central Oregon Community College, the oldest two-year college in Oregon, provides comprehensive college services to the residents of its 10,000-square-mile district. COCC offers two-year associate degrees, transfer/lower division programs, career and technical education degrees and certificates, developmental courses, continuing education and community learning classes, industry-specific training programs, and business management assistance. The College's main campus is located on the western edge of Bend, a city known for its natural beauty and its proximity to diverse recreational opportunities.

Job Description:

The purpose of this tenure-track position is to provide instruction and professional leadership in a well-established accredited Health Information Technology Program as a member of an instructional team of full-time and part-time instructors. Instruction is to be provided for students in an Associate of Applied Science degree program and certificate options in Insurance, Medical Office Specialist, Medical Transcription, Medical Billing Specialist and Coding. Health Information Technology faculty teach professional, technical course work (face to face, hybrid and online), direct student discussion, select laboratory learning experience appropriate for meeting objectives and evaluate student performance in the classroom, laboratory and clinical affiliations. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of full time work experience within the health information technology profession (which may include work in the public or private sector) with one additional year of either full time work or teaching experience in the HIT/HIM field
  • Certified Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) in good standing with AHIMA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional professional credentials i.e. HIPAA, Coding, Clinical Documentation Improvement etc.
  • Community College teaching experience and work experience related to electronic health records
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus

Education Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required

Compensation/Benefits:

Central Oregon Community College offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a broad range of employer and employee paid benefit options.

For more information, please view our benefits information for full-time faculty online at http://www.cocc.edu/uploadedfiles/departments_/human_resources/benefits/ft_faculty_temp_benefit_summary.pdf.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

For more information, or to apply for this position, please view the job posting at https://jobs.cocc.edu/postings/1781.


Program Technician
Multnomah County Health Department

Introduction:

  • Are you an adept credentialing professional who wants to make a difference in your community?

  • Do you have a passion for tracking and coordinating records for multiple programs to produce a variety of reports for leaders and patient stakeholders?

    Do you excel at figuring out the processes and improving the technology to get things done?

If so, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

Job Description:

Integrated Clinical Services provides quality health services for people who experience barriers to accessing care. The division operates medical and dental clinics, outreach programs, and provides health services in the county's jails and juvenile detention facility. The division has received state and national awards for providing high quality care using a patient-centered approach that respects our patients’ diversity and dignity.

Credentialing is founded on the principle that health care facilities are responsible for ensuring the highest quality of care possible for patients.

As the Credentialing Specialist at Multnomah County Health Department you will have the opportunity to provide technical and administrative program assistance for the Health Department's Credentialing, Privileging and Licensing Program. The scope includes licensed providers and other licensed staff throughout Multnomah County Health Department. This position is responsible for the following programs: Credentialing Program, Privileging Program, and Licensing Program. These programs require professional knowledge from the credentialing and licensure disciplines and requires certification of the incumbent in this role. The Credentialing Specialist works collaboratively with Integrated Clinical Services, Community Health Services, Business Services, HR, the Director of Nursing Practice area and others in external credentialing of providers for all insurers and Medicare/Medicaid enrollment. Responsible for research, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of programs previously named. Ensure program goals and objectives are implemented, and provide outreach, technical assistance to program participants/clients; service providers, and delegate agencies. Monitor and evaluate program activities and results against stated goals and objectives. The Credentialing Specialist maintains confidential credentialing files and provider database and is responsible for communicating with clinical directors and the clinicians regarding credentialing, privileging, and scheduling.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Qualifications:

  • Three years of specialized, increasingly responsible clerical/administrative experience in the area of credentialing, licensing, maintenance of databases , clinical/health environment or related field.

  • Experience working in a federally qualified health center, clinical, hospital or related environment.

  • Experience in credentialing, licensing and privileging of licensed and clinical professionals.

  • Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) certification at hire or within 12 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

    Additional coursework or experience in public administration, public health, health care, or a related field is desirable.

Education Qualifications:

    Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Compensation/Benefits:

$18.57 - $22.86 Hourly

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply online at www.multcojobs.org.


Documentation Imaging Manager
Trillium Family Services

Introduction:

Trillium is Oregon’s largest provider of mental and behavioral healthcare for children and families.

We offer hope to families when they don’t know where else to turn. Whether we are addressing a one-time mental health crisis or an ongoing condition, we equip children and their families with the right tools to understand their challenges, treat their conditions, and gain new skills in order to effectively manage their mental health challenges.

Job Description:

The Record Processing Manager is responsible for the operation of the scanned and hard copy section of the Medical Records Division of the HIM department. Initially, the Record Processing Manager will assess the current client record documentation practices with regard to paper and scanned records. This position holder will analyze workflow; inventory documentation generated, and establishes retention policies for categories of client documentation in coordination with the HIM Director. This will include assessment of technology available and needed to support integration of scanned documentation within the electronic health record system resulting in recommendations to management for centralized record content management. Once a recommendation has been endorsed by Trillium Executive Leadership, this position will be responsible for the management, implementation and staffing for this project and division. Duties could eventually include the management of staff within a division of the H.I.M Department and working with the TFS department managers at all levels of the agency. The Document Imaging Manager will be responsible for the supervision of the daily activities of prep/scan, quality review, deficiency analysis, to assure that scanning and medical records documentation is timely and accurate. They will also be responsible for off-site record storage liaising and management of retention and destruction. As a Manager, he/she is responsible for development and discipline of employees, employee scheduling, work assignment, and performance evaluation. The Document Imaging Manager is also responsible for scanning administrative functions and troubleshoots problems which occur that would cause a barrier to productivity. The Manager is responsible for monitoring the quality of the work and collecting productivity statistics for the Record Processing area.

Required Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications:

    Preference given to candidates with certification in Health Information Management (RHIT, RHIA). Maintain a driving record acceptable by the agency and a current driver’s license for state of residence, when authorized to use own vehicle for agency business, employee must maintain personal insurance. With five (5) years’ experience in Health Information Management position, two (2) years’ experience in a leadership or supervisory position preferred. Prior experience with software selection process preferred.

Education Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate’s Degree in health information management field or 5 years’ relevant experience working with document imaging and electronic health records in an information management role preferred

Compensation/Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including fully paid medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage along with vacation, sick leave, 401K, Flexible Spending, a casual work environment.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please follow this link to complete our on line agency application: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12327191 

You may view a complete list of our career opportunities by visiting our website at www.trilliumfamily.org/careers