As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA
This position is part of an interdisciplinary team and it is accountable for the integration and coordination of decentralized concurrent coding. This position will work directly on their assigned unit.
This position has the authority to make decisions to optimize reimbursement within State and Federal laws. If assigned lead worker status, the incumbent is authorized to schedule, direct, and oversee the work of Health Information Coders and other subordinate department personnel.
The incumbent must abide by Hospital, State, and Federal coding guidelines established by JCAHO, American Hospital Coding Association, and Medicare/Medicaid, etc.
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.