Community Health Systems Coding Application Analyst in Franklin, Tennessee

Description:

Community Health Systems ("CHSPSC, LLC") is one of the leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization's affiliates own, operate, or lease more than 200 hospitals in 29 states, with an aggregate of approximately 31,000 licensed beds. The consolidated organization owns and leases community hospitals that offer quality, cost-effective healthcare including a range of inpatient medical and surgical services, outpatient treatment and skilled nursing care. In over 60 percent of the markets served, CHS-affiliated hospitals are the sole provider of healthcare services.

CHSPSC, LLC seeks a Coding Application Analys t for its Franklin, TN, headquarters HIIM Corporate Coding Services team.

Summary:

The Coding Application Analyst will support corporate coding operations with projects and process improvement activities to include new coder testing, contract coder assignments, application support, and new user requests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Assist with identification of coder applicants to include coder testing, manager selection for interview, and follow-up with coders/recruiters. May be required to assist with new user requests, order/ship equipment, & validate access to systems per defined turn around times

•Facilitate and track new coder audits. Provide feedback to managers at completion of audit.

•Back-up Coding Data Analyst for routine reports

•Develop expertise in the coding applications to support troubleshooting and user questions

•Identify process improvement opportunities and work with corporate coding director(s), and manager(s) to document and implement

•Learning Center Administrator to assist with assignment of additional coder education courses and creation of coding courses

•Experience identifying appropriate resources required to expedite resolution of questions/issues

•Ability to communicate in cross-departmental teams

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

•Proven experience in process improvement improving business outcomes.

•Strong presentation skills via remote delivery and in person.

•Experience with 3M computer assisted coding and encoder products preferred

•Familiarity with coding and/or hospital revenue cycle preferred.

•Strong Microsoft Excel skills required

•Experience with PC & mainframe applications

•Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required

•Strong organizational skills

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Database software.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Local travel approximately<5%. Work performed primarily considered desk or office work.

Certificates and Licenses:

•Must have valid driver s license.

Job: Health Information

Organization: CHS Corporate

Location: TN-Franklin

Requisition ID: 1680909