Medical Coding Specialist Team Lead- Hybrid Work Schedule
Air Methods Corporation •
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The Coding Specialist Team Lead is responsible to oversee and assist Coding Specialists to ensure team processes are followed and assignments are completed in a timely manner. Assist leadership in assuring confidentiality is maintained and HIPAA compliance is adhered to.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:
Additional Job Requirements
- Complete required QA spot checks reviews per week and provide feedback to staff; Collaborate with Management and the QA Department to identify training needs within department
- Relay updates and process changes to teammates when identified and maintain current processes and procedures regarding specific coding information
- Answer questions, provide support, assistance, and direction to teammates as needed
- Complete assigned adjustments, reports, and account assignments
- Assist staff with system issues by resolving and/or submitting new tickets to Information Technology Department
- Review staff productivity, track teams daily statistics, and facilitate the work flow to ensure completion of assignments
- Select, develop, determine and maintain teaching aids using audits tools. Report training opportunities to Management
- Provide accurate and comprehensive training for new teammates, existing teammates and cross-functional efforts
- Add new facilities/crew/Vehicle ID/Units/ICD-10 Codes to billing system
- Other duties as assigned
Subject to applicable laws and Air Methods policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods employment practices and policies.
- Regular scheduled attendance
- Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling – 0
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.
Education & Experience
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and five to eight years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Associate's degree (A.A./A.S.) from two-year college or technical school; preferred
- 1-2 years leadership and training experience; preferred
- Coding experience; required
- Advanced knowledge of ICD-10, HCPCS, and CPT coding conventions and guidelines; required
- Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding HIPAA, collections, filing insurance claims, and filing for reimbursement from federal health care programs; required
- Knowledge of medical and billing terminology; required
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levels
- Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
- Advanced customer service and phone skills
- Strong ability to manage several projects concurrently
- Participates as a specialized knowledge resource in established processes
Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
- Advanced Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- Certified Ambulance Coder (CAC) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC); required
- Certified Ambulance Compliance Officer (CACO); preferred
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