Provider Educator - Remote - 118982
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#118982 Provider Educator - RemoteExtended Deadline: Mon 12/5/2022
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Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.
This position will remain open until filled.
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.
The incumbent will lead new and ongoing provider education and training related to coding and documentation quality. Collaborates with Revenue Cycle Coding & Revenue Integrity, and Compliance leadership. Ensures accurate and complete documentation of inpatient and outpatient Evaluation & Management services and other provider captured charges through both concurrent and retrospective review.
Develop and implement training curriculum for opportunities identified, lead provider training, and develop action plans for improvement. Functions independently with full understanding of all components of the revenue cycle. Completes complex projects of diverse scope and/or portions of large projects. Involves revenue cycle functions for the healthcare enterprise, including system billing, reporting and support.
Six (6+) years or more of related experience, education/training in Professional fee documentation requirements, CPT and ICD.10 coding, auditing and Provider Education in an Academic setting; OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training in Professional fee documentation requirements, CPT and ICD.10 coding, auditing and Provider Education in an Academic setting.
Experience and proven success in practices, procedures, and concepts of the healthcare revenue cycle and its component operations, including billing, collections, charge capture, contractual adjustments, third-party reimbursements, and cash management.
Effective interpersonal communication skills with proven ability to interact with Physicians and Advanced Practice Practitioners.
Ability to respond with flexibility and efficiency to frequent changes in task focus, competing priorities, and multiple deadlines.
Current Professional Coding Certification, (CPC by AAPC or CCSP by AHIMA).
Experience and knowledge of Federal and State rules and regulations, billing policy, and EPIC proficiency.
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.
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.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!
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