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HIM Coding Manager

Office of The Chief Financial Officer
United States, Maryland, Maryland
October 10, 2023

Government of the District of Columbia

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

HIM Coding Manager

$100,631.00 - $129,669.00

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) whose mission is to enhance the fiscal and financial stability, accountability and integrity of the Government of the District of Columbia is in search of a HIM Coding Manager. This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Not for Profit Hospital Corporation (NFPHC), United Medical Center (UMC). The HIM Coding Manager ensures the efficient and proper collection and distribution of demographic and financial patient information between departments. The incumbent also ensures the timely and accurate coding of patient encounters for production of bills and collection of receivables in order to accurately capture and report revenue dollars.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing coding expertise to assist with accurate diagnosis and procedural coding
  • Resolving coding related edits and implementing processes to address coding issues for accurate billing
  • Ensuring coding guidelines and regulatory changes are routinely monitored and the appropriate hospital staff is assisted in understanding and implementing these changes
  • Developing effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws
  • Identifying any workflow issues that impact coding practices
  • Working closely with patient access management in resolving duplicate and combined patient registrations and other intake issues
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: Five (5) years of progressive experience performing the related duties and responsibilities including advanced knowledge of medical terminology, interpreting health records, hospital coding experience utilizing ICD-10 and CPT classification, and at least 2 years of management experience. Coding certification is required such as RHIT, RHIA, CCS, CPC, or CCA.

Specialized Experience

Experience that provides the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for this position.

For initial review, click the 'APPLY' button to submit your resume or send to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Human Resources, located at 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite W220, Washington, DC 20024, Attention: Felicia Myers.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: The Office of the Chief Financial Officer values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.

To complete an application or for additional details related to this vacancy, please visit www.cfo.dc.gov and reference announcement number: 23-AD-NFPHC-0003.

The OCFO offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, retirement, and educational assistance.

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER