J. Works closely with the Patient Accounts and Revenue Cycle areas to clarify coding questions and validate billing and documentation practices.
K. Assists with outside DRG claim denials to ensure proper follow up.
L. Identifies and recommends changes with documentation practices to improve specificity of site, side, laterality.
M. Organizes and prioritizes responsibilities to complete daily work assignments.
N. Responsible for working knowledge of all Coding Clinics impacting department workflow.
O. Responsible for working knowledge of HIM Dept. Paragon, Cerner and 3M systems.
P. Reports on a regular basis to the Coding Manager on the development of employees, or any areas of concern regarding performance across both campuses.
Q. Communicates clearly and regularly the goals of the department with staff.
R. Helps to maintain and update all training materials used by the coding staff.
S. Helps train new staff and current coding staff within the department.
T. Responsible to cover both campuses through the week to supervise each outpt. coding area.
U. Will assist the Coding Assistant in retrieving diagnoses from providers for medical necessity after two faxing attempts.
V. Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.