Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC
  • Administrative Office
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full Time

Medical/Vision, Dental/Orthodontia, 401(k), Employer Paid Long Term Disability Insurance, Employer Paid Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Employer Paid Parental Leave, Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Long Term Care, Flexible Spending Medical, Dependent Care, & Transportation Accounts, Paid Time Off & Holidays, Life Balance, Employee Assistance Program, Childbirth Education Classes & Breastfeeding Support


At WHA, we're a team, passionate about humanizing healthcare. We're inspired by the diverse stories, strength and resilience of our patients and the unique choices they make in pursuing health for themselves and their families. We envision a world where every person has the opportunity to achieve their optimal health and we're here to support that journey with personalized, culturally competent care and knowledge.

The Coding Quality Auditor and Expert is responsible for assessing coding accuracy and completeness of inpatient and outpatient medical record documentation by conducting random and focused coding audits; documenting, preparation and presentation of audit results; including investigations and presentation of feedback. Acts as a coding expert resource.

*Remote work option open to Oregon and Washington residents after completion of on-site training.

New employees hired externally into this position will be eligible for a $500 hiring bonus on the first paycheck after successfully completing 90 days of employment!

DUTIES:

  • Lead assigned audit projects, provide feedback to assigned coders, ensuring deadlines are met and escalate any areas of concern to supervisor.
  • Performs audits for coding teams, ensuring coders are coding in accordance with guidelines.
  • Review QA findings with Auditing and Coding Supervisors.
  • Serves as backup coder to the coding team for unexpected staff shortages and planned PTO.
  • Acts as resource for coding questions and issues.
  • Ensure Coding Guidelines and Compliance Policies are consistently applied in all processes.
  • Identify issues and analyze trends in coding and documentation. Provide input and valuable feedback to Supervisor on audit results in a timely manner.
  • Recommends process improvement and assists with implementation.
  • Collaborate with leadership to develop and revise training material based on QA results.
  • Provides support and assists with various coding/auditing initiatives as needed.
  • Must be able to work with multiple coding tools and EMR systems, Epic preferred.
  • Assists with onsite education and training with coding staff.
  • Identifies potential risk areas and provides recommendations for improvement.
  • Maintains credentials through continuing education and professional development.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or GED required. Certification as Professional Coder (CPC) required.
  • Certification as Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with others.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and coding, including ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows-based computer and medical practice management billing software required.
  • Proven effective verbal, listening and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success in service excellence and quality improvement.
  • Current driver's license and vehicle, or ability to procure transportation to other clinics or meeting sites.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background check.
  • Ability to demonstrate The Values Statement and The Patient Experience of WHA.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Women's Healthcare Associates, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Oregon employers are required by a number of state and federal agencies to display a variety of workplace notices and posters, including:
Federal Family and Medical Leave Act
https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf
Oregon Family Leave Act
www.oregon.gov/boli/TA/docs/oflaposter2016englishlarge.pdf



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