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Academic Inpatient Auditor 

Location Nashville, TN  

eCatalyst Healthcare Solutions is hiring immediately for an Academic Inpatient Auditor and offering a $1,000 sign on bonus!

The ideal candidate is an experienced Auditor with a strong medical coding background and 5 or more years experience coding and auditing in level 1 trauma and teaching hospitals. Experience working with a coding vendor or large hospital system. Certification is required: CCS, CMPA or RHIA.

Essential Functions/Position Requirements

  • Completes position functions in a way that mirrors the values of eCatalyst.

  • Responsible for consistently delivering eCatalyst's brand promise 'Exceptional services delivered with unrelenting client focus.'

  • Provide client services and lead, coordinate, and perform all functions of quality reviews for Inpatient coding across multiple clients.

  • Performs quality reviews on coders ensuring compliance with coding guidelines and company policies for complete, accurate, and consistent coding

  • Assign and sequence ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, MS-DRG, APR-DRG (if applicable), and CPT/HCPCS codes (if applicable) through review of documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance.

  • Experience in multiple settings, as appropriate up to and including many different surgical procedures across many different sites, including academic facility and trauma facility possibilities, and many specialties based upon client specifications.

  • Knowledge expert and maintains up-to-date working knowledge of coding guidelines to act as a resource and point person for issues and question for coders, customers or project teams.

  • Reviews physician documentation for coding appropriateness and accuracy following AMA coding guidelines.

  • Utilizes?our client's electronic medical record (EMR), encoder, and computer-assisted coding (CAC) software as directed.

  • Provides feedback, education, and training to coders and providers on coding corrections, appropriately citing authoritative resources.

  • Assists with the interpretation of codes and other information requested for accurate code assignment.

  • Ensures optimal reimbursement while maintaining compliance with CMS and third-party payor policies and guidelines.

  • Maintains compliance?with eCatalyst and client's coding and auditing policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Consistently maintains 95% or above accuracy rate while meeting established productivity standards. There may be client specific quality and productivity standards and the employee is responsible for understanding the expectations.

  • Accurately and ethically completes daily production log and daily time keeping requirements.


eCatalyst is proud to offer the following benefits to eligible employees

  • United Healthcare Health plans with an extensive national network - 2 PPO plans and a HDHP with a Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • 401k plan with an up to 4% company match

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability for all employees

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability (for qualifying positions)

  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity Plans

  • Pet Insurance

  • Dependent Care and Medical Flexible Spending Accounts

  • EAP and Financial Wellness programs

  • Free Continuing Education Credits

Position Requirements
  • 3+ years of Intpatient coding in a Trauma Level 1 or Teaching Hospital. 5 years preferred.

  • 3+ years of Intpatient auditing in a Trauma Level 1 or Teaching Hospital. 5 years preferred.

  • Experience working in a coding vendor company or large hospital system is preferred.

  • Proficiency in multiple EMR’s, encoders, and the Microsoft Office suite.

  • Excellent knowledge of payor and CMS coding guidelines.

  • Up to date knowledge and full understanding of AHA Coding Clinics

  • Educated in HIPAA regulations; must maintain strict confidentiality of patient and client information.

  • Consistently achieves quality and productivity standards.

  • Ability to organize and complete work in a timely manner.

  • Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.

  • Ability to understand medical/surgical terminology.

  • Above average written and verbal communication skills.

Candidates must have and keep current at least one of the following professional certifications (RHIT or CCS Preferred):

  • RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician)

  • CCS (Certified Coding Specialist)

  • CMPA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)

  • RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)

  • COC (Certified Outpatient Coder)

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
About the Organization eCatalyst Healthcare Solutions is proud to be one of the nation's top HIM and Middle Revenue Cycle companies. Our expertise includes coding, auditing, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), master patient index, registry, revenue cycle, staffing, consulting, and more. eCatalyst is distinguished by our highly experienced and credentialed team and our unrelenting client focus.  
EOE Statement eCatalyst Healthcare Solutions, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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