CDM Specialist - Remote - 125289
#125289 CDM Specialist - RemoteFiling Deadline: Thu 9/28/2023
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UC San Diego Health's Revenue Cycle department supports the organization's mission to deliver outstanding patient care and to create a healthier world - one life at a time. We are a diverse, patient-focused, high-performing team with a commitment to quality, collaboration, and continuous improvement that enables us to deliver the maximum standard of care to our patients. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment and we embrace individuals who demonstrate a deep passion for problem-solving and customer service.
Responsible for the ongoing maintenance and implementation of projects relating to the Chargemaster (CDM) and its related charging mechanisms at UCSD. This position plays a critical role in revenue capture, revenue improvement opportunities, and accurate and compliant billing. Coordinate changes to all related hospital systems, dictionaries and processes impacted by assigned charge processing projects including coding, charge assignment, updates to hospital information systems, financial/operational impact analysis and review.
Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five years of related experience/training.
Experience and proven success in data analysis and CDM. Ability to identify deficiencies in financial documents and reports.
Initiate, implement and communicate all chargemaster and charge process changes related to assigned projects in a timely fashion to comply with internal and external deadlines.
In conjunction with clinical cost centers, ensure that charging documents and charge capture systems are updated to allow for the accurate charge capture.
Work collaboratively with departments across the health system including, but not limited to, clinical cost centers, compliance, HIM, finance, Information Technology (IT), and patient financial services
Initiate, track, and monitor CDM projects to bring to successful completion in designated timeframes.
Coordinate timely audits to validate that additions and changes made to the CDM are working as intended and do not result in adverse effects or claim denials.
Project management experience
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $63,400 - $142,800 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $30.36 - $68.39
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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Job Reference #: 125289