Senior Coding Specialist, Medicine (100% REMOTE)
Senior Coding Specialist, Medicine (100% REMOTE) - 2214933
**Job** : Medical Coding and Billing
**Primary Location** : Work from Home
**Organization** : Coding-Medicine/OBGYN/Neuro 10 108489
**Shift:** : First Shift
**Senior Coding Specialist, Medicine - 100% REMOTE**
Reviews, accurately assigns, and abstracts diagnostic and procedural codes to encounters using designated coding classification independently. Supports on-going training and development of staff.
+ Organizes and prioritizes complex coding work to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and hospital targets.
+ Assigns the most appropriate diagnosis and procedures to reflect the utilization of resources during the patient encounter.
+ Recognizes documentation clarification opportunities to ensure it supports all codes and designation assignments. Initiates coding queries or tasks.
+ Serves as a clinical coding subject matter expert.
+ The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
_MEDICAL CODING (ADVANCED):_ - The transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes.
_MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY & DOCUMENTATION (ADVANCED):_ - The ability to comprehend medical terminology and documentation in an office, or surgical setting.
_CRITICAL THINKING (ADVANCED):_ - The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment.
_COMPLIANCE (ADVANCED):_ - Understanding the rules, regulations, sanctions and other statutory requirements, guidelines and instructions relating to governing bodies and organizations, both internally and externally.
+ Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
+ Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
+ Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
+ Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.
SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (P3):
+ - Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.
+ - Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.
+ - Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.
DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (P3):
+ - Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.
+ - Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.
+ - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.
ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (P3):
+ - Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.
+ - Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.
+ - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.
MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (P3):
+ - Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.
+ - Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.
+ - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.
FOSTERING INNOVATION (P3):
+ - Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.
+ - Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.
+ - Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.
High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 4 years relevant experience
**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**
+ Licensed Discipline Specific Required
**Additional Qualification Information:**
+ RHIT, RHIA, CPC, CCS, COC, CPC-H, CCS-P, or RCC certification required.
**Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**
+ Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
+ Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
+ Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
+ Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
+ Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
+ Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
**Req ID:** 2214933
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.
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