Hardin Medical Center
Responsible for maintaining the security, confidentiality, completeness, and accuracy of the medical records department in accordance with policies and procedures and within the guidelines government and regulatory agencies. Supervises and performs duties in the medical records department. Monitors the coding and overall maintenance of records and tracks data related to patient status.
Performs leadership functions, including selection, scheduling, training, performance management and discipline, instilling passion in assigned staff.
Supervises the release of information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
Supervises day-to-day activities, establishes work schedules and assignments for medical records staff.
Maintains departmental day-to-day record completion, storage and retrieval.
Conducts on-going training and evaluate the performance of the Medical Records staff.
Oversees coding efforts and provides leadership and guidance of the coding team to improve the accuracy, integrity and quality of patient data ensuring minimal variation in coding practices,
Monitors coding workload, serving as main resource for daily coding issues and questions, and training new employees as needed
Quality: Ensures department employees are accountable and adheres to all HMC policies and procedures, government laws, and regulatory agency standards.
Conducts random audits of medical charts at regular intervals to determine the completeness of the medical record.
Participates in organizational planning and implement department programs and projects to meet organizational objectives, anticipate and react appropriately to changes in resources, priorities while maintaining an organizational structure sufficient to meet goals and objectives and maintain procedures and guidelines to ensure efficient and legally compliant operations
Oversees the completion and quality of patient charts and records and perform regular audits, taking corrective action when necessary
Develops patient-focused record flow and control systems and processes while analyzing, implementing and reviewing quality control measures
Finance: Works with the Director and Executive Team to develop and implement operational and capital budget plans; determines department budgeting needs based on zero based budget; adheres to organization budget controls and meets department budget goals.
Oversees assignment of proper codes to all patient charts using ICD-10-CM for all diagnoses and procedures and coding guidelines and conventions for CPT codes while determining completeness of and/or legibility of charts, completing necessary documentation and following up with staff to resolve discrepancies
Collaborates with the Patient Financial Services department to ensure that all coding and billing procedures are compliant and the maximum revenue is generated.
Certified Coding Specialist, or
Certified Professional Coder Required
Preferred Qualifications:Education Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required. Medical Coding training preferred.
Competitive salary and benefits based upon experience.
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Please apply and submit resume using the link below.