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E.D. Coding Manager Job

Job Number: RIH14380

Job Title: E.D. coding manager

Department: Emergency Dept Coding - 1014683

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in healthcare administration, business administration, finance or similar field. Certified Coding Specialist credential required from AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association (preferred)) or AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders).

Certification by the American Health Information Management Association as Registered Health Information Administrator preferred.

Three years or more progressively more responsible experience performing diagnostic-related group coding, preferably in a similar setting and operationally complex healthcare environment. Experience should demonstrated a high level of knowledge in ICD-9 and CPT-4 coding methodologies, effective written and oral communication skills, effective leadership/management skills, familiarity with automated systems commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Reports to the Director, Coding Inpatient. Directs and evaluates medical records coding and abstracting activities for inpatient and some outpatient services for Rhode Island Hospital. Ensures highest level of accuracy, completeness and timeliness of processes to optimize reimbursement.