Coding Education Coordinator

Coding Education Coordinator in NASHVILLE, TN

Schedule: Full Time

The Coding Education Coordinator will bring to the table proven experience in all aspects of hospital coding, which includes abilities to coordinate and deliver coding education.

The Coding Education Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Working with the Director of Coding Education and HIM Revenue Cycle Support to coordinate and conduct regular coding roundtable meetings.
  • Coordinate the monthly all-coder education call.
  • Planning and coordinating with Shared Coding Managers and Director of CDI to seek out education topics for both inpatient and outpatient coding topics on a regular basis.
  • Regular touch base and coordination with Data Quality Manager to pin point trends and patterns from monthly coding QC reviews.
    • Provide overall coder education based on review outcomes
    • Provide 1:1 education if requested by a Shared Coding Manager
  • Manage Coder-in-Training Program and assist Coding Managers with coder placement based on need.
  • Assists in the development of the internal coding webinar library
  • Works with Shared Coding Managers in crosstraining efforts
  • Thorough understanding of ICD-10-CM/PCS Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, AHA Coding Clinic and CPT Assistant.
  • Understanding of coding resources and tools.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt and review of updated Ardent coding policies.
  • Provide education on other HIM Revenue Cycle related topics as assigned.
  • Maintains continuing education (CE) requirements per Ardent policy.

Education :

  • Successful completion of a Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Pharmacology course
  • Coding/HIM certification (e.g. RHIA, RHIT, CCS)

Experience & Requirements :

  • 5 years coding/abstracting experience in hospital based coding.
  • Coding education experience preferred.
  • Computer and software skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, encoder/grouper
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership skills