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Connecting employers with the talent they need + connecting healthcare professionals with the jobs they’ll love

Headquartered in New York City with 9 additional offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida, The Execu|Search Group specializes in the placement of healthcare professionals in full-time and temporary roles. From Registered Nursing positions to Medical Directors and Hospital Administrators, we work with some of the best healthcare facilities and are focused on connecting candidates with jobs that are tailored to their unique qualifications.  Our Health Services recruiters have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission, which recognizes our dedication to providing our clients with qualified healthcare professionals.


The Execu|Search Group

CITY :

HARTFORD

STATE :

CT

COUNTRY :

USA

ZIP CODE :

06101

JOB ID NUMBER :

U994100

POSTED :

02/23/2016

Director of Coding


The Execu|Search Group


POSITION TYPE:  Temporary to Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY:


Director of Coding
Director of Coding
Location: Hartford County, CT
Salary: 
Experience: 5.0 year(s)
Job Type: Temporary to Full-Time
Job ID: U994100
 
   
About the Opportunity

A leading healthcare organization in the Greater Hartford area is looking for a Director of Coding to join their growing team.  This is a newly-created position due to the substantial growth this organization has seen. This organization, with over a decade of experience, is one of the leading providers of medical management services throughout Connecticut and is looking to add an experienced  manager to complement their talented team.

Company Description

Healthcare Organization

Job Description

The Director of Coding will:

  • Provide direction, mentoring and support of the Professional Coder's daily functions
  • Coordinate efforts with the Operations Leaders of each business/site
  • Maintain expertise through hands on practice of all coding services provided to customers
  • Conduct necessary research to address complex coding related challenges
  • Assist in the education of providers and staff on proper documentation practices
  • Develop, implement and maintain coding policies and procedures
  • Assist in the facilitation of the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 and the training of internal staff
  • Support coding staff in the resolution of vendor coding escalations
  • Lead team meetings to enhance functional excellence 
Required Skills
  • Current Certified Professional Coding Certificate
  • College Degree
  • 5 years' experience of high-volume, multi-specialty coding within a Physician Office and/or Outpatient Clinic, 3 years in a management capacity
  • Thorough knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS coding
  • Academic knowledge of ICD-10 PCS coding
  • Functional knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical procedures, medical conditions and illnesses, and treatment practices
  • Knowledge of Medicare and other insurance carrier's coding and compliance guidelines
  • Proficient in PC and MS Office skills