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Coding Operations Manager - Physician Coding

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family :
General Coding
Travel Required :
Clearance Required :
What You Will Do :
The Medical Coding Manager will be responsible for the operational performance of a multi-specialty physician coding team. Performance to be measured by attainment of department goals related to staffing to objectives and deliverables to meet business needs, retention goals, quality, and production standards with the ultimate focus of client satisfaction and achievement client goals by the overall team.

  • Establish and manage plans to meet department goals and objectives with respect to revenue, productivity, quality, performance management, retention, and training and turnaround time among other operational parameters.

  • Proactively identify and manage through potential risks of plan deviation, communicating status, impact, and recommendations appropriately to your manager.

  • Engage HR, Finance, IT and other support areas as needed to achieve goals. Manage targets to reasonable expectations, communicate dependencies and plans effectively, and report out on status of projects and initiatives.

  • Ensure coding department operates within all compliance requirements. Escalate risk areas appropriately for resolution.

  • Immediately identify areas of risk of not meeting service levels of clients, communicate to management and propose and implement agreed upon plan.

  • Assist with development and revision of operational policies and procedures that facilitate efficient workflow. Develops an understanding of the workflows, procedures and specific criteria for each assigned client.

  • Project Launch - Active involvement in project launch sessions to understand

  • ance management of the coding leadership team and their functional areas including coaching and mentoring on performance, production and quality goal achievement, and action plans for improvement, and recognition of employee progress and achievement of goals.

  • Co-develop a proposed training plan that aligns with new hires, new required education, back up for areas of risk, and employee growth. Implement approved plan and track progress. Recommend changes where desired results are not achieved.

  • Lead in a collaborative manner, soliciting feedback, communication of status and updates, and in a directional positive manner with the team.

  • Keep sensitive and proprietary information confidential and levels of communication within and outside the team within professional expectations.

  • Establish and lead meetings with staff, management, and entire team per department management team's plan.

  • Recommend plan for use of over-capacity of staff; Implement agreed up on plan

  • Work with HR to ensure that a consistent recruiting effort is in place to meet upcoming projected and real needs.

    What You Will Need :

    • CPC Certification

    • Minimum 3 years' experience supervising multispecialty coding teams

    • Minimum 5+ years coding for Physician Claims and working Physician coding denials

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Excellent leadership and analysis skills

      What Would Be Nice To Have :

      • Proficiency in multiple EMR Systems

      • Ability to create reports in Word and Excel

      • Background in medical coding education

      • Previous experience working one on one with medical coders and physician practices

        The annual salary range for this position is $90,000.00-$157,500.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
        What We Offer :
        Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
        Benefits include:

        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

        • Parental Leave

        • 401(k) Retirement Plan

        • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

        • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

        • Skills Development & Certifications

        • Employee Referral Program

        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

        • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

          About Guidehouse
          Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
          Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
          If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
          Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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