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Manager, Clinical Quality Coding

Job ID SHSO-1916930 Date Posted 08/21/2019 Location Sacramento, California Schedule/Shift Full Time / Day
Position Overview:
Responsible for leadership, management and monitoring of coding workflows, data management, coding staff specific to clinical documentation improvement and risk adjustment coding initiatives. Manages the day to day operations related to Risk Adjustment Coding. Provides oversight to the Clinical Quality Coders, as well as the Clinical Quality Coding leads and reports to the Clinical Quality Coding Director. Coordinates work with Clinical Quality Coding Analyst and Educators. Creates and maintains a work environment that fosters and meets the mission and values of Sutter Health and promotes employee satisfaction.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelors Degree in finance, accounting, business administration, public health, healthcare administration, health information management or other related field preferred.

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist - Professional (CCS - P) and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required.
  • Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) within 1 year required.

Experience

  • 6-9 years professional coding experience required.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Visio) required.
  • 3-5 years project or program management experience, including development of work plans and tools for monitoring performance of initiatives required.
  • 3-5 years employee management experience required.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of ICD-10 diagnosis coding conventions and requirements, knowledge of Quality Coding requirements such as the Medicare Advantage Coding Program/HCC, as well as medical terminology and abbreviations of disease, illness and injury process.
  • Ability to manage resources and staff within budget requirements.
  • Ability to present information in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Ability to communicate information in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in critical thinking, self-initiative, and self-direction.
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  • Ability to motivate and elevate the team.



Organization: Sutter Health System Office
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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