Manager, Hospital Billing Coding - HIM Coding - Houston, TX

 
Position: Manager, Hospital Billing Coding - HIM Coding - Houston, TX

Job ID: 143158

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: HIM CODING - HOSPITAL

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p Monday - Friday

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Manager of Hospital Billing Coding – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll manage the coding and auditing process so that Hospital claims are coded in a timely manner and according to coding guidelines. You will also be responsible for effectively manage accounts holding for coding.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Manages and oversees all coding staff and activities 
  • Performs/manages audit and review of medical records process to ensure coding accuracy and compliance with regulatory guidelines and coding guidelines 
  • Determines staff resource needs 
  • Maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish departmental goals and objectives 
  • Participates in performance improvement initiatives to meet hospital, departmental, and area goals and strategies 
  • Documents the performance improvement and measures success as reported quarterly to Director 
  • Conducts NCCI Edits and Medical Audit Reviews 
  • Completes timely performance appraisals for direct reports 
  • Assures that new staff attends hospital orientation within 30 days of employment 
  • Assures that new staff attends departmental orientation within 30 days of employment 
  • Reports financial performance on a monthly basis 
  • Develops and modifies job descriptions as necessary 
  • Conducts appropriate investigations and follow-up on individual and patient complaints

 

 



Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business, healthcare, or a related field (An equivalent combination of experience and education may be substituted for degree.) 
  • 3 years of experience coding inpatient and outpatient records using the most current coding systems 
  • At least one of the following certifications: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC 
  • Ability to manage processes and people, effectively communicate verbally and in writing, conduct meetings, operate a personal computer and promote exceptional customer service 
  • Knowledge of Health Information Systems and Management principles 
  • Knowledge of Health Information Accreditation and Certification requirements and standards 
  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulatory requirements

 

 

 

 

 



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