Valley Children's Healthcare is seeking a Manager of Documentation & Coding. As the demand for accurate and timely clinical documentation increases, Valley Children’s team is using their skills and expertise to continuously improve documentation. Valley Children’s is looking for a Manager who understands that since clinical documentation is at the core of every patient encounter, in order to be meaningful it must be accurate, timely and reflect the scope of services provided. The Manager will be responsible for the oversight, planning, organization, supervision and coordination for the clinical documentation improvement, inpatient and outpatient coding teams.
Supervises all staff clinical documentation improvement specialists and coders
Coding responsibilities include facility/hospital coding as well as specific provider coding including but not limited to surgery, interventional radiology, and cardiac catherization
Responsible for facilitating and coordinating appropriate physician documentation for clinical conditions or procedures
Responsible for initial and ongoing physician/clinician documentation education and ongoing training, clinical documentation template design, quality of ICD-10-CM/PCS and coding and CPT procedure coding of hospital and limited physician billing and CMS & APR-DRG assignment
Responsible for facilitating modifications to overall quality, including NCCI denials and other denials, and completeness of medical record documentation
The incumbent will interface with key departments and leadership such as Finance, Revenue Cycle Management, ITS, Corporate Compliance, and physician and administrative leaders
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Health Information Management, or related health care field required
Minimum five (5) years related work experience is required with experience implementing a hospital clinical documentation improvement program preferred
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) is required.
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) is required
Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CDIS) and Certified Professional Coder (CDC) are preferred
About Valley Children’s Based in Madera, CA, and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country in four pediatric specialties, Valley Children’s has been open for nearly 70 years, growing from a 42-bed hospital to one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the Country. With hospitals and clinics located from Sacramento to San Luis Obispo, you are sure to find an opportunity that fits your lifestyle. Valley Children’s maintains a family-like atmosphere to more than 3,000 employees and recognizes that employees play an important role in the success of the entire organization, so employees and their families are rewarded with robust benefits.
Valley Children’s is proud to have dedicated staff committed to the highest quality of pediatric care. From the moment you enter the doors, you’ll feel at home. They have a strong presence in the community and tremendous pride for the care they deliver. Many of its employees have been with the organization for 10+ years and continue to grow their career through supported professional growth and development.
Location Valley Children’s main campus sits in the heart of one of the most beautiful states in the nation, just a short drive from three national parks and your choice of California coastline beaches. No matter your interest, you’ll have ample opportunities for recreation, arts, entertainment, and more. At Valley Children’s it’s a career, not a job. Are you up for the challenge?
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units ac...hieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids. In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.