Health Information Professional Coding Educator

​Southern Illinois Healthcare

Introduction:

Responsible for educating physicians and mid-level providers on assigning appropriate Evaluation and Management codes for their services.  Also, serve as an educational liaison for professional Coding staff.

Job Description:

  • Serves as an educator for Southern Illinois Medical Service (SIMS) physicians and providers on appropriate coding practices.
  • Completes initial training on Evaluation and Management CPT code selection for new providers.
  • Monitors code assignment by providers on an ongoing basis to identify educational needs and provide said education.
  • Monitors continuing education needs for department/coders, assists in selecting appropriate educational material, and provides education as needed.
  • Collaborates with Practice Managers to reach providers in the most effective manner.

Required Qualifications:

  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC certification required
  • Physician practice management or provider education experience required
  • Extensive knowledge and application of CPT/HCPCS codes and modifiers required
  • Knowledge of health information management practices and federal and state healthcare regulations required

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience with Epic Professional Billing valued and appreciated.

Education Qualifications:

Associate degree in Health Information Technology or Bachelor degree in Health Information Management or Healthcare Management preferred

Compensation/Benefits:

Competitive Benefits Package includes paid time off and health insurance.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please attach resume when applying online.

Apply Online: https://careers-sih.icims.com/jobs/7839/health-information%3a-coding-educator/job