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Description of Director of Coding and Clinical Documentation

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Director of Coding and Clinical Documentation Coding/Billing Hospital Brooklyn NY
 
DESCRIPTION: We have been retained by a prominent teaching hospital in the New York City metro areato locate a Director of Coding and Clinical Documentation. The successful candidate must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or a related field, coupled with certification as RHIA, RHIT, or CCS with extensive knowledge of coding, DRG, APC, data sets and data standards. In addition, the successful candidate must have at least three years of coding management experience. The Director will be charged withorganizing and managing the Coding Department to coincide with the goals of the institution, which in turn involves ensuring that coding is done accurately and in a way that provides for optimal reimbursement. He/she will be asked to collect and analyze date and prepare reports. This position reports to an AVP of the hospital and will supervise approximately 15 coders and clinical documentation specialists, including two managers. Knowledge of Cerner Profile and 3M Encoder is highly preferred. We are looking for a forward-thinking, mature individual with excellent judgment, communication skills, and the ability to work with medical and hospital staff of all levels. Our client offers a competitive salary as well as excellent benefits, including health/dental/vision insurance, four weeks vacation, and tuition reimbursement. Our client pays all of our fees and all inquiries are held in strict confidence. If you or someone who you know might be interested in further information about this position please contact Marilyn Weintraub, Recruitment Manager, at mweintraub@ppasearch.com.

EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or a related field, coupled with certification as RHIA, RHIT, or CCS with extensive knowledge of coding, DRG, APC, data sets and data standards. In addition, the successful candidate must have at least three years of coding management experience.
 
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