Coding Educator - Jacksonville, FL

    • Jacksonville, FL

Description

The Coding Educator 2 identifies opportunities to improve provider documentation and creates an education plan tailored to each assigned provider. The Coding Educator 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.

Responsibilities

The Coding Educator 2 reviews medical records and arranges educational sessions with providers aimed at quality of care and documentation improvements. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • AAPC or AHIMA Coding Certification
  • Minimum of 2 years of medical coding experience
  • Familiar with coding guidelines (i.e. ICD-9/ICD-10)
  • Ability to problem solve complex issues
  • Guide business and leadership in process improvement
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, public speaking and presentation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Valid driver's license with ability to travel up to 90% of time in the North Florida (Counties: Alachua, Duval, Gilchrest, Levy, Putnam, Dixie, Nassau, Colombia, Baker, Clay, St. Johns, Union, Bradford) with possible overnight stays


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree


Scheduled Weekly Hours

40


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