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Coding Education Auditor-Outpatient (Remote)

Requisition #: 197044
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Coding
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Jan. 14, 2020

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Coordinator, Outpatient Education & Audits, the Coding Education Auditor, Outpatient will be responsible for assisting with developing all education and coding quality improvement initiatives for the Outpatient Coding Division at JHHS. The Coding Education Auditor, Outpatient 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 outpatient 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, Outpatient Education & Audits.

Full Time, Day Shift


Pay Grade: NK



Minimum Associate’s Degree in HIM or health-care related field required or work experience equivalent to two years of HIM Coding experience, for one year of education experience, i.e. 4 years. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Required Licensure Certification:

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


Requires minimum of 3 years outpatient coding experience required. 1 year of auditing experience preferred.

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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