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Outpatient Coding Manager

University of Miami


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The department of HIM has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Outpatient Coding Manager to work at UHealth. The Manager, Outpatient Coding ensures that coding of outpatient is accurate and in compliance with rules and regulations and develops strategies for the immediate remediation of any discrepancies.

  • Assists in the recruitment, training, and supervision of outpatient coding staff and generates performance reports.

  • Works with caregivers to obtain documentation to support assignment of medical codes.

  • Works with finance and revenue department to ensure the timely discharge of unbilled accounts and monitor department budget and spending.

  • Prepares reports upon request and periodically. Maintains current knowledge of HIM coding regulations and educates staff on any variations.

  • Conducts audits regularly to monitor coding and documentation accuracy, reports findings, and generates suggestions for resolution.

  • Reviews claim denials and rejections and implements corrective action.

  • Reports issues to upper management and recommends disciplinary actions.

  • Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures.

  • Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Certified Coding Professional

  • RHIT or RHIA Certification

  • Minimum 3 year of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles

  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.

  • Ability to establish department goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.

  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others.​

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida’s only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We’re the challenge you’ve been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza (“the flu”) season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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