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Guidehouse Remote Pro Fee Medical Information Coder - Anesthesia in Boston, Massachusetts

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Pro Fee-Medical Information Coder II codes medical documents and/or charge tickets as assigned. If requested by supervisor, provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and/or other department staff. Maintains knowledge of AMA guidelines and billing compliance and performs all other duties as required. This position is 100% remote.

• Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. • Must be detail oriented.• Accept responsibility for the direction, control, and planning of one’s own work.• Recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient and employee confidentiality.• Adaptable to change and improvement.• Relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation.• Show exemplary attitude in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment, and conduct.• Exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment.• Perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations.• Demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way.• Maintains open channels of communication.• Monitor all key performance indicators • Manages daily work-flow for coding/charge entry operations • Monitors daily charges to ensure performance goals are met. • Manage Back-office TES workfiles• Assure appropriate equipment and or resources are available for staff to attain maximum performance levels. • Coordinate and work with other departments to resolve coding/charge entry issues • Shows understanding in the respective areas of system applications/database design/function.• Inspires confidence from staff and management employees• Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency• Participates as needed to ensure work is processed timely• Oversees evaluation of associates’ performance• Clearly defines and communicates employees’ key responsibilities and performance standards at the beginning of each performance period• Works directly with supervisors and staff to ensure performance standards are understood• Motivates and inspires associates to attain goals and pursue excellence• Monitors employee performance frequently enough to provide early detections of performance problems, to allow for positive feedback and to provide a broad sample of employee’ strengths and weakness. • Documents observation on an ongoing basis, as necessary preparation for effective performance management.• Evaluates performance on agreed review dates Provide and analyze management reports • Generates productivity summary report(s) for administration• Ensures accuracy of data • Analyzes and monitors various productivity and QA reports for trends and/or problems and communicates any recommendations for change to Senior Managers and Directors.• Assess monthly productivity report for revisions or updates, as needed, to ensure department process changes are accurately reflected. • Manages and supports supervisors in the development, analysis, and preparation of QA and productivity reporting.• Manages personnel within department• Complete human resource paperwork accurately and timely.• Manages time and attendance for department (i.e ADP and/or Kronos)

ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE:

• Employee performs within the prescribed limits of Guidehouse, as well as clients Ethics and Compliance program and is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or upward through the chain of command, the Compliance Officer or the compliance hotline. Employee completes all required annual compliance education.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

• High school diploma or equivalent.• Previous coding experience related to Anesthesia Coding. • Certified Professional Coder AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA (CCS-P).• Good written and verbal communication skills. • Basic computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with Cerner Systems• Experience with Athena/IDX• Experience with OPTUM Encoder Pro application

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Candidates from Eastern Standard Time, Central Standard Time, and Pacific Standard Time Zones as well as candidates from Arizona, New Mexico and Utah will be considered for this position.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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