DEPARTMENT: RC Hospital Professional Coding Operations
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
The primary goal of the position is to complete the abstraction process on all discharged inpatient records. The abstraction process is critical for data reporting regarding hospital service, attending provider, newborn names and discharge disposition. Each abstraction item supports PHC4, hospital compliance, Premier benchmarking and is the support system for financial modeling and current budget analysis for all inpatient cases annually. The DNFB Specialist will assist the Revenue Cycle Hospital and Professional Coding Operations Department by providing daily follow up of all accounts that are identified by the Discharged Not Final Billed report as being deficient for physician documentation and clarification. The DNFB Specialist will also be responsible for expediting the chart flow process from “Physician Query” status to “Final Bill” status within the Health System’s billing policy of 2 days or less from departure date. This information is required to generate the hospital bill and to obtain reimbursement. Other functions completed in this area are Professional discharge reconciliation and outstanding dictation logs along with Anesthesia reconciliation and anesthesia entries into the OPtime system. Completing work runs through-out the hospital to delivery to couriers for timely drop-out to Buckhorn Office Building.
This position reports to the Hospital Coding Operations Manager.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates strong presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate to many different audience levels.
Demonstrates familiarity with multiple computerized applications (i.e. Siemens, IDX, Tower, Contract Manager, Cadence, Epic, Electronic Medical Health Record, ePremise, NaviNet, Artiva, etc). Microsoft Excel and Word.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of three years related experience required or Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business or related field required.
Experience working in the GHS billing systems, GHS EMR, ICD-9/ICD-10 diagnosis coding, CPT procedure coding, basic mathematical calculations, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology preferred.
Prefer individuals who can perform a variety of tasks and satisfy the needs of the Revenue Cycle Coding Operations Department. In addition, applicants should have good communication skills, be detail oriented, and adaptable.
Experience in a high-volume Revenue Cycle Department preferred.
Must be a Revenue Cycle Operations DNFB/Chart Analysis Specialist I for a minimum of one year and is able to perform the functions hired for with no supervision. Must work with Manager to achieve all established criteria as follows: Efficiency, Accuracy, Performance and Attendance.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. * Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
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Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
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