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Job Summary

Within the coding unit, plan, manage, and coordinate the daily activities of a multi-specialty surgical coding group.

Responsibilities*

Provide expert knowledge and analysis of coding rules and payer regulations for both physician and facility billing. Develop and implement coding policies & procedures and institute system enhancements to ensure complaint coding and revenue optimization. Provide month end coding performance data to Coding Director. Work with billing personnel to analyze CMS and Medicaid regulations in an effort to maintain compliance with payer requirements.

Management duties include interview, select, and train employees; plan and direct coder workload; evaluate performance, specifically coder accuracy and productivity; and research complex coding scenarios.

Manager is expected to participate as an active member of Lean Thinking in daily work initiatives and to model and support a culture of service excellence and servant leadership. Incumbent must safeguard the confidentiality of health records and the information therein as mandated by law, professional standards and Michigan Medicine policies.

Required Qualifications*

  • CPC/CCS/RHIT/RHIA certification
  • Associate degree or equivalent coding management experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze, problem solve and work independently

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Prior surgery coding experience
  • Prior health care management experience

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.