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Date Job Title Company
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
1/12/15 EHR Quality Specialist Trillium Family Services
12/5/14 Remote Medical Coder Amazon Coding

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.

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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 


EHR Quality Specialist
Trillium Family Services

Introduction:

Trillium Family Services is excited to announce an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of our new EHR system as an EHR Quality Specialist. This is a brand-new position that includes a full time salary and generous benefits. Trillium Family Services, a community benefit organization, is the leading provider of mental and behavioral healthcare for Oregon's most vulnerable children.

Job Description:

EHR Quality Specialist -- Responsible for managing and coordinating the Systems and Integration Test, Performance Test and User Acceptance Test activities including script development for EHR implementation project on an on-going basis for post-rollout changes. Responsible for a variety of auditing functions in collaboration with staff and management to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and compliance. Provide feedback and recommendations to EHR Manager for training needs and process changes involving the EHR. Serves as expert in EHR system functionality in order to participate in delivery of formal and informal training sessions.

Required Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent. Preference given to candidates with certification in Health Information Management (RHIT, RHIA)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in software implementation and testing protocols preferred
  • Familiarity with the behavioral health care setting preferred

Education Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Health Information Management field or 5 years relevant quality and testing experience working with an electronic health record in an information management role preferred

Compensation/Benefits:

Excellent Salary and Benefits including:

  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental, LTD and Life Insurance
  •  Generous Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Some Flexibility on Schedule
  • Desktop PC Provided
  • Semi-Monthly Pay Days/Direct Deposit Available
  • On-site Cafeteria

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Email your resume to HRTFS@trilliumfamily.org.

For more information regarding Trillium Family Services, and to complete an on-line application, please visit our website at www.trilliumfamily.org.


Remote Medical Coder
Amazon Coding

Introduction:

Amazon Coding is pleased to be offering Remote Coding positions for all chart types. These positions include full time salary as well as flexible part time... all while working from home or the location of your choice. Amazon Coding is a highly experienced and growing remote coding service provider with clients from coast to coast. Join this exciting, growing team and improve your family's lifestyle.

Job Description:

We are looking for part and full time Remote Medical Coders for the following chart types.

IP CODER--Responsible for reviewing and analyzing documentation present in the medical record for inpatient, skilled unit, and rehabilitation services to assign ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnoses/procedure codes as described by the physician(s) of record. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines.

SDS CODER--Responsible for assigning ICD-9, ICD-10 diagnosis codes as well as CPT procedure codes to Ambulatory Surgery charts.

OBS CODER--Responsible for assigning ICD-9, ICD-10 diagnosis codes as well as CPT codes for injections, infusions and procedures to Observation charts. OBS coders are also expected to assign codes for hours spent on the observation unit.

ER CODER--Responsible for assigning ICD-9, ICD-10, diagnosis codes as well as CPT codes for injections, infusions and procedures to Emergency charts. ER coders are also expected to assign Evaluation and Managment codes for both the facility side as well as the professional side.

For more information reguarding Amazon Coding and available positions please visit our website: AmazonCoding.com

Required Qualifications:

All candidates MUST hold a current AHIMA or AAPC Credential and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience coding in a hospital setting of no less than 100 beds. The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated and computer literate. A stable high speed internet connection is required. All candidates will be required to take Amazon Coding's coding test, and must score 90% or above to be considered for an interview.

Preferred Qualifications:

5 Years Experience

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Excellent salary
  • Flexible hours/work days
  • ICD-10 training provided
  • Yearly Credential Reimbursement
  • 3 Paid days for education
  • Quarterly bonus opportunity
  • 2 Week vacation
  • Holidays
  • Desktop PC provided
  • Internet Reimbursement
  • Direct Deposit
  • Bi-monthly pay

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Email your resume to careers@amazoncoding.com.