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Coding Educator, Full Time, Days

Location Remote work from Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Iowa Business Unit Northwestern Medicine Corporate Job REQID 107922 Job Function Health Information Management Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Remote work from Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Iowa

Description

The PB Coding Educator reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Coding Educator conducts company-wide coding and documentation training programs for groups and individuals (physicians, coding specialists, and other staff).

Responsibilities:

  • Develops curriculum and materials for documentation training programs.
  • Assesses coder comprehension.
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews.
  • Reviews, researches, and responds to coding questions.
  • Resolves coding questions from patient inquiries or denied services from insurance companies.
  • Performs focused quality assurance reviews on coded services.
  • Communicates updates on coding or documentation issues.
  • Organizes and participates in monthly meetings.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification.
  • Two (2) to five (5) years experience in a relevant role.
  • 94% accuracy on organizations coding test.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree in a Health Information Management program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
  • Previous experience with physician coding.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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