CPC - Certified Professional Coder
This position assists with the development and maintenance of education / training materials, conducts and coordinates training and development of physicians / providers and other CKHS staff as appropriate, and provides technical staff training in the use of information systems.
Conducts department and practice specific orientation, and initial training for work tasks and functions. Provides continuing education and annual regulatory updates.
Assesses and identifies skills, competencies and areas of learning and instruction needed for new hires, staff and department management.
Assists with the development of education and training within specified area, which may include preparation of related educational materials.
Plans and coordinates the orientation programs for new hires to provide an introduction to the department and facility, to define employment expectations and standards, to provide prerequisite knowledge required, and to train in the basic job skills.
Provides for onsite support of trainees, and acts as a knowledge resource for all staff. Problem-solves and troubleshoots issues involving EMR and HIM electronic applications.
This includes monitoring and reviewing clinical documentation to ensure that clinical coding is accurate for proper reimbursement and that coding compliance is complete.
Works in system-wide teams to develop educational materials and activities, and promotes standardized practices
Maintains a current knowledge relating to Health Information Management Systems by attending educational workshops / conferences, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and / or participating in professional societies.
This may also include performing ongoing research to ensure compliance with clinical documentation and / or regulatory guidelines and standards.