Lead Coding Specialist

Lead Coding Specialist, Health Information Management, FT, 08A-4:30P-141254

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 24,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Healthhasinternationally renowned centers of excellencein cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence,Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies.

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The position will serve as the primary support to the Coding Supervisor. Assist in the supervision of coding, abstracting and reimbursement supporting billing ensuring compliance along with efficient operations for all Baptist Health facilities. Ensures established goals and ICD-10-CM/PCS guidelines, CPT, and coding conventions are adhered to. Assist with monitoring reports and workflows identifying opportunities for improvement, work volume and distribution, reviewing and reconciling reports, providing coding training within the Coding Department and performing research on coding issues. Monitors coding personnel activities ensuring accurate and timely processing in accordance with state and federal regulations. Assist with monitoring reports and workflows identifying opportunities for improvement.


  • Degrees: Associate’s
  • Licenses & Certifications: AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist
  • Additional Qualifications: Prefer RHIA or RHIT or equivalent experience.
  • At least five years Inpatient or Outpatient Surgery, Ancillary and Emergency Room coding experience in a large healthcare institution required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate clearly with both internal and external customers, problem-solving and personnel management skills.
  • Knowledgeable in health information systems, database management, spreadsheet design, and computer technology.
  • Strong computer proficiency (MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.



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