Rush University Medical Center  Inpatient, Sr Compliance Coding Analyst/Coding Auditor in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Inpatient, Sr Compliance Coding Analyst/Coding Auditor

Department: Health Information Management

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Coding

Job Number: 2018-3535

Job Description:

At Rush University Medical Center, we offer you the unique opportunity to move into the next level of your Coding career! The Sr. Inpatient Compliance Coding Analyst/Auditor is a challenging role, in which you will have the opportunity to monitor the coding quality performed by the HIM coding staff and external departments.

Position Highlights:

  • Market Leader: RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstandingbenefits& the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

  • Work/Life: Actively partner with our employees and promote work/life balance with benefits and other assistance needed to improve quality of life.

  • Technology: Our Health Information Management Department is fully electronic and utilize computer assisted coding.

  • Leadership: As you work closely with the management team, you will lead the HIM Coding staff and external departments in maintaining and improving coding quality and accuracy.

  • Partners in Healthcare/ Clinical Expertise: There is a great Clinical Documentation Improvement program that consists of coders, nurses and physician liaisons.

  • Challenge and Career Growth: At Rush our patient mix offers a variety of interesting and challenging cases to code.

Position Qualifications Include :

  • RHIA or RHIT preferred, CCS credential required

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a related field, Associates in Health Information Technology minimum acceptable.

  • 5 or more years of inpatient coding experience is highly desired

  • Progressively responsible experience in Health Information Management with no less than 3 years as a Senior or Lead Coder is required

  • Knowledge and experience in use of computer applications including abstracting and encoding software, DRG grouper software, MS office and hospital information systems.

  • Understands QIO requirements and PEPP reporting.

  • Ability to apply local, state, and federal guidelines with attention to detail.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center,Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.