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Charge Analyst (728) Emergency Department 

Category Emergency Services - 6230  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Responsible for medical record review of orders and clinical documentation to capture all applicable nursing/ancillary and/or procedural revenue based on hospital charge policy and criteria.
  • Communicates with clinical staff and leadership to prevent and/or correct documentation deficiencies that are leading to revenue loss for their department.
  • Coordinates the Emergency Department charge audit process by entering charge capture data into tracking tools and analyzes audit findings for improved opportunities.
  • Participates in chargemaster (CDM) maintenance efforts by reviewing whether charges accurately reflect provided services/supplies are consistent with industry best practices.
  • Collaborates with Patient Financial Services leadership to develop education plans to assist Emergency Department leaders in achieving optimal reimbursement; may coordinate staff training.
  • Networks with revenue integrity leaders from other organizations to ensure organizational performance is reflective of general industry trends.
  • Maintains knowledge of and adherence to code of conduct standards, confidentiality agreements, and Hancock Regional’s mission statement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

JOB SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Aptitude for detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to abstract relevant clinical and demographic information from the medical record for highest specificity of coding and reimbursement purposes.
  • Has a good foundation of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding and reimbursement guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review medical documentation in order to capture all applicable revenue for the Emergency Department.
  • Place accounts on stop bill if additional chart documentation is requested.
  • Monitor weekly stop bill accounts to assure timely release.
  • Abstracts relevant clinical and demographic information from the medical record.
  • Serves as a coding resource for Patient Financial Services
  • Refers coding and system questions to the Director/Supervisor in a timely manner for determination and guideline development.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Remote coding agreement signed and approved by Director.
 
Position Requirements

MANDATORY LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION:

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: High School Diploma or GED with additional technical or coding certification recommended. Technical/Vocational Degree in Healthcare field preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working knowledge of the ICD-10-CM and CPT 4 coding systems, medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Experience in computer operations.
  • A minimum of two (2) years coding experience or equivalent, preferred.
  • Types accurately at least 30 WPM.
  • Mandatory Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Corporate Compliance (including Confidentiality), Infection Control, and education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies, scope of practice, and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Sign-On Bonus  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Charge Analyst (728)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 5/6/2022  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

OUR MISSION
To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

OUR VISION
To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

OUR VALUES
Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://HancockRegionalHospital.appone.com



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