JOB SUMMARY: Reviews and ensures accuracy of charges for services and determines appropriate resolution, independently. Corrects errors to quickly process delayed claims.
Tracks, monitors, and updates billing systems. Updates system functionality in response to changes in overall billing practices or other operational changes.
Manages the workflow within the systems to maintain timely and thorough review of documentation.
Performs analysis of charges generated from systems to verify accuracy.
Identifies deficiencies or discrepancies in provider documentation that affects billing.
Collaborates with department administrators in the development and implementation of strategic charging initiatives.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
REVENUE CYCLE (INTERMEDIATE): - Knowledge of the financial process to track patient care from registration and scheduling to the final payment of a balance.
SYSTEM KNOWLEDGE (INTERMEDIATE): - Knowledge of the operation and support of the system from the standpoint of computer operations, network operations, and/or technical support.
PROBLEM SOLVING (INTERMEDIATE): - Uses critical thinking and process improvement i.e. coaches and mentors development of problem statement, describes current state, identifies root causes, creates future state, coaches and mentors development of solutions and action plans with a sustainability plan. Applies appropriate tools to address issues.
CODING KNOWLEDGE (ADVANCED): - Ability to assign and interpret ICD-10-CM/PCS coding classification systems and MS-DRG and APR-DRG prospective payment and severity systems.
PRESENTATION SKILLS (INTERMEDIATE): - The ability to prepare effective presentations in content and function, able to speak competently to the level of the audience.
Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.
Preferred candidate will hold Certification Professional Coder; RHIT or RHIA with 4 years of related billing office experience.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.
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