BA/BS degree in a related healthcare field or equivalent experience OR graduate from an accredited Health Information Technology/Health Information Administration program required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in an acute care clinical setting OR minimum of 5 years coding experience in an acute care setting required. Background showing high level of clinical proficiency required. Experience in compliance management or other management/supervisory experience preferred. Experience and knowledge of quality outcomes in a patient care environment preferred. Experience conducting efficient and regular documentation reviews preferred.
RHIT or RHIA with CCS preferred.
RN, LVN, CSW or other equivalent license/certification preferred.
Strong communication and negotiating skills adaptable to a wide variety of interpersonal encounters with the entire healthcare team and outside auditors.
Strong organizational skills with demonstrated leadership ability.
Demonstrated and highly developed problem solving skills and self-directed, motivated behavior.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain supportive, collaborative relationships with physicians.
Strong computer/PC skills essential, including Excel, PowerPoint, and multiple technical systems.
Working knowledge with Joint Commission, State and Medicare Standards.
Working knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding and MS-DRG’s.
Ability to analyze complex clinical scenarios and apply critical thinking.
Supports and models Legacy's preferred Employee profile.