Coding Manager - Administrative Services Building
Madison, WI 
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Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Coding Manager to:

  • Be responsible for the daily oversight of professional coding operations.
  • Perform regular reporting of ongoing key performance metrics.
  • Collaborate with external departments for continuity of coding operations across UW Health.

Education:

Minimum - Graduate of a Medical Coding Program or associate degree in healthcare related field.

Preferred - Graduation from a Health Information Technology or Health Information Administration program.

Work Experience:

Minimum - Three (3) years' experience supervising/managing coding in a medium to large facility.

Preferred - Three (3) or more years of experience with coding supervision/management in an academic medical center.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - Certification as Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), or Certified Coding Specialist Physician-Based (CCS-P) required.

Preferred - Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Official Coding and Clinical Documentation Guidelines.
  • Familiarity of automated/computerized encoders, groupers, abstracting, database, billing systems, medical records.
  • Proven/demonstrated skills in use of encoder grouping and abstracting software.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision as applied to the management and direction of personnel.
  • Strong organizational, planning, scheduling and project management abilities.
  • Excellent leadership ability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical ability to develop and analyze data to recommend solutions and solve complex problems.
  • Ability to insure a high level of customer satisfaction including employees, patients, visitors, faculty and other departments within UWHC/UWMF

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 4:30pm, 40 hours per week. Hours may vary based on operational need.

UW Health Administrative Facilities - UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
3 years
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