For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) This position is based in our office in Lynbrook, NYShift: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Must be able to work weekends depending on the business needs. Supervises and coordinates medical record functions: acquisition and distribution, chart analysis, discharge coding, correspondence processing, quality audits, etc. Facilitates the even work-flow throughout functional areas. Primary Responsibilities: Supervises medical record functions to ensure coding of charts is achieved within Health System targets Supervises, hires, trains, disciplines and evaluates the performance of staff Ensures performance appraisals are completed in a timely manner Performs new employee orientation including scheduling, training, Kronos set up and submission Plans, organizes, coordinates and evaluates staffing requirements to meet operational goals Assigns and schedules direct reports to ensure smooth and efficient workflow Identifies, evaluates and implements opportunities for efficiencies Generates department metrics Reports operational performance, justification and/or corrective action Builds and maintains collection of reference tools including codebooks, groupers, encoders and other software applications, coding guidelines, dictionaries and texts for health system staff Collaborate in the selection, implementation and operation of electronic coding and documentation improvement software Monitors interfaces with billings systems and workflow changes with computer patient information Ensures integrity of encoder and abstracting systems by maintenance and revision of data Reviews daily operations backlogs and computer problems; makes recommendations and takes corrective action Collaborates with Education and Training to identify training needs and schedule training activities, including transition to ICD-10 and EHR Collaborates with Business offices and HIM operations Reduce and eliminate account holds Research, review and evaluates "Best Practices" for implementation throughout Health System Ensure collaboration and communication between Clinical Documentation Improvement and Coding function Reviews and monitors Health System contract services, and ensures system-wide and vendor compliance. Reports on issues and makes recommendations for corrective actions Reviews and approves vendor billing information Audits patient logs, reports and follows up on inconsistency or accuracy of medical records Ensures inventory of supplies Performs related duties, as required
Required Qualifications:AHIMA or AAPC coding certification2+ years progressive Health Information Management or Revenue Cycle Management experience Knowledge of Health Information Management (HIM) Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree Inpatient coding experience2 years of leadership/mentor experience Excellent oral and written communication skills Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: HIM, CCS, Coding, Inpatient Coding, Supervisor, Lynbrook, NY, New York
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.