Coding Education Specialist - Specialty Coding

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Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our Coding Education Specialist position in the Specialty department.
Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.
Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 19 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet Hospital, recognized three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital received an "A" grade in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety. These three recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.
Job Description: The Coding Education Specialist provides one on one as well as classroom instruction to Providers and Provider Staff, Coders, Compliance Specialists/Auditors and other LVHN employees. They will perform research to prepare and create training documentation, evaluate educational needs, prepare and create presentations and handouts as needed. Maintain a database of education provided to LVHN employees. The Coding Education Specialist must be able to work directly with all levels of providers and employees in a professional manner as they provide one-on-one as well as classroom instruction to Providers and Provider Staff, Coders, Compliance Specialists/Auditors and other LVHN employees.
Minimum Requirements: 5+ years of coding experience required utilizing CPT, ICD10 and HCPCS Codes. Public speaking skills needed. Coding certification required - CCS-P, CCS or CPC, RHIT/RHIA. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, CPT & ICD10 CM coding classification systems, regulatory agency requirements, and healthcare statistics computation required. Confidentiality of patient, financial and employee information must be protected according to institutional policy. Must possess the ability to perform research and development for establishment of the curriculum to be used in educational classes.
Preferred Qualifications: College degree preferred. Knowledge of the systems: Epic, MS Office Applications, Codecorrect, and SharePoint sites.
Licensure and Certifications:
Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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