Supervises and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the coders throughout the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Health Information Management Department. Refines staff to understand the impact of the causational relationship between medical terminology, coding and timeliness of reimbursement.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Associate's degree or equivalent from college or technical school (Must provide official transcripts as time of interview)
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Three (3) years of experience as a Supervisor/Manager in a healthcare environment is required.
Experience working with electronic records systems and encoders is required
Experienced coder using one or more of the following: CPT -4, HCPCS, Revenue, ICD9-CM and PCS, ICD10-CM and PCS, E&M, DRG, APC, etc.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends
Five (5) years of experience as a Supervisor/Manager
Experience working in a union environment
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.