Senior Consultant / Remote
Senior Consultant / Remote
The Senior Consultant is a non-exempt, full-time or part-time remote position reporting to the Director of Facility Coding Services. The Senior Consultant provides facility audit services to clients as assigned. All audit is performed with a focus on accuracy and completeness with an understanding that payment optimization is an outcome of correct code assignment rather than a separate process. Detailed knowledge of official coding guidelines and CMS regulations as they pertain to IPPS and OPPS reimbursement.
Conduct coding quality reviews on Coding Consultants while on assignment as needed.
Complete client reports that contain objectives, findings, observations, and recommendations for improvement.
Provide in-service education to clients as part of audit projects.
Serve as Team Leader at client site when multiple consultants are assigned.
Assist in the design and presentation of educational seminars to clients as requested by the Senior Director.
Provide audit services including ICD-9-CM Coding, CPT-4 coding, abstracting, and DRG and APC reviews in all health care settings.
Complete expense reports in accordance with policy
Submit time sheets for payroll in accordance with policy no later than 9am CST on Monday of scheduled payroll weeks.
Attend continuing education classes to maintain proficiency in areas of coding that include but are not limited to ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, ambulatory surgery, ambulatory care, and OPPS coding.
Flexible, detail-oriented, ability to be a positive influence on others, ability to work independently, willingness to take ownership of responsibilities, quality conscious, dependable and ability to adapt well to change.
Knowledge and experience in inpatient and outpatient coding services including but not limited to ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding skills preferably as a consultant.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.
Understanding of medical terminology, and medical records content, format, and other pertinent procedures. Demonstrate ability to initiate services at a new client facility.
AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer a plus.
Baccalaureate degree in related health care field preferred or associates degree with equivalent business experience. Credential of RHIA, RHIT or CCS.
Pay: $22 per hour / DOE
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