Coding-Documentation Educator

Professional Non-Clinical
2018-R0190659 Requisition #
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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

Job Responsibilities
The Documentation and Education Specialist is responsible for reviewing chart notes for proper coding with an emphasis on documentation, coding improvement, and revenue capture.  Provides education to clinicians, clinic staff, and others as needed via face-to-face meetings, classroom settings, webinars, and LEARN modules.  Develops, maintains and presents coding and compliance educational materials to staff and clinicians.  Collaborates with the coding manager to support the needs of the coding department where coding expertise/education is needed. 

  • Acts as documentation and coding liaison to clinicians to include review, education and necessary follow-up to help ensure that clinical documentation and coding services meet government and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes and provides education on revenue capture, clinical documentation including Electronic Health Record (EHR) requirements, coding accuracy and denial management to clinicians and clinic staff.
  • Assists in determining educational needs based on documentation reviews, provider/staff feedback, data analysis (bell curves).
  • Performs a minimum of an annual review of each clinician and specialty to identify clinical documentation and coding areas that require improvement and additional education.  
  • Reviews documentation and coding for new providers for accuracy and charge capture as per standard.
  • Prepares necessary reports and communicates results of audits to management, clinicians, and committees as appropriate



Education and Experience

•     Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

•     Minimum of three years physician coding experience required.

•     Minimum of two years experience performing diagnosis, E/M, and procedure code audit/review/education functions for professional fees in multi-specialty setting preferred. 


•     Coding Certification through American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P)

or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.

•     Certified Evaluation and Management Coder (CEMC) and/or Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) preferred.


Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.


About Us

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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