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CODING EDUCATION AUDITOR (REMOTE) IP

Requisition #: 304363
Location: Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Coding
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Dec. 1, 2020

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Coordinator, Inpatient Education & Audits, the Coding Education Auditor, Inpatient will be responsible for assisting with developing all
education and coding quality improvement initiatives for the Inpatient Coding Division at JHHS. The Coding Education Auditor, Inpatient is responsible for analyzing,
reviewing, and resolving coding and documentation issues that are related to reimbursement, compliance, and revenue enhancement. The Auditor will perform
focused second level coding quality reviews, as needed, to support improving coding quality for each inpatient Coding Specialist. The Auditor will document
relevant trends of inaccurate coding and areas that are high risk for compliance issues to the Coordinator. The Auditor is responsible for offering recommendations
for improvement to maintain a minimum of 95% coding quality across the JHHS enterprise. The Auditor will utilize the nThrive DNA learning management system
to assist with coding education and skill development. This individual will assist with conducting investigation and research of existing policies, guidelines and
precedent cases in publications such as Federal Register, AHA Coding Clinic, and AHIMA Journal to support internal policy development. Additional research will
include AHRQ, RAC SOW, OIG Coding Compliance Plan and Correct Coding Initiative Guidelines to determine JHHS internal focused audits plan for the fiscal year.
The Auditor will assist with special projects assigned by the Coordinator, Inpatient Education & audits.

Education:

Associate's degree in Health Information Management or health-care related field with required credentials, or work experience equivalent to two years of HIM inpatient coding experience, for one year of education experience, i.e. 4 years.

Licensure/Certification:

Requires Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification. RHIT or RHIA credentials preferred. Candidate will be required to pass AHIMA approved inpatient Coding
Specialist IV assessment prior to hire.

Work Experience:

Requires minimum of 5 years inpatient coding experience required. 1 year of education, training and auditing experience preferred.

Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift (40 hours)

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Exempt

Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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