Charge Coordinator

Posted 1 week
Location Cleveland, Oklahoma
Type Full-Time
Categories Health Science

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Review documentation on each Inpatient and ED chart immediately upon discharge or next business day.
Compare documentation to charges captured for every department involved in the care of the inpatient.
If charges are missed, Charge Coordinator will add charges upon review real time and nurse         will be notified of FIN # and charges missed.
If charges are captured but documentation is missing, nurse will be notified of FIN # and documentation missing.
Review documentation each Inpatient chart daily or next business day from midnight to midnight.
Compare documentation to charges captured for every department involved in the care of the inpatient.
If charges are missed, Charge Coordinator will add charges upon review real time and nurse will be notified of FIN # and charges missed.
If charges are captured but documentation is missing, nurse will be notified of FIN # and documentation missing so documentation can be added by team member. 
Adheres to AHIMA Ethical coding guidelines. 
Adheres to CPT and HCPC coding guidelines. 
Excellent customer service.
Adhere to all policies of the organization, including (but not limited to) job description, certification/licensure requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and patient’s rights.   
Demonstrates professionalism and accountability
Demonstrates a caring attitude consistent with Cleveland Area Hospital toward patients, family members, employees and other facility guests
Demonstrates excellent communication skills
Ability to pull DA2 reports and coordinate with the Business office and Finance team. 
Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels of communication.
Adheres to the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values
Participates in departmental activities, meetings and in-services and follows established guidelines
 

EQUIPMENT: 

Computer and Printer

Copy Machine

Fax Machine

Telephone

 

EDUCATIONAL/SKILLS REQUIRED: 

LPN License and/or relevant hospital related experience
Ability to understand Medical Terminology
Ability to compare supplies / charges to Documentation in Athena & Cerner
Skilled in MS Excel (VLOOKUP, formulas, Pivot tables), MS Word. 
Excellent mathematical skills. 
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills including letters, memos and emails.
Excellent customer service and telephone skills. 
 

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Preferred experience in Athena and Cerner hospital software.
Some Accounting experience, preferred
 

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:

This position could have access to patient confidential records and must comply with HIPAA regulations as well as Compliance Policies.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. using appropriate body mechanics techniques.    Utilizes good hearing, vocal and visual skills.  Occasionally requires bending and stretching.  Pushing and pulling.  May be exposed to communicable diseases.

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