As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
The Sr. Director of Coding Services will be responsible for developing and executing key performance indicators within the Enterprise Coding Services solution. This involves leading multiple levels of subordinate leaders who will be working primarily as a telecommuter or onsite from multiple geographic locations in reengineering applicable processes and organizational design to achieve optimal client and Conifer performance. The position is responsible for implementing leading practices and delivering on all Service Level Agreements based on the client engagement. The position is also responsible for compliance with CMS, other regulatory agency guidelines, and Conifer guidelines. This position is responsible for developing and executing against associated budgets, ensures all spending is within budgetary guidelines and operational margins are met or exceeded. Overall, the position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all functions within Coniferâ��s CRI Platform while serving as an integral part of the Coding team for assessment of potential clients, review potential areas of improvement and make recommendation as part of the overall plan of action.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Operations. Leads all Coding operational assessments. Analyzes data and develops staffing and cost models for delivery of a complete Coding solution. Analyzes outcome metrics and executes leading Coding practices to gain optimal, compliant revenue cycle performance. Responsible for the overall leadership of the specific Coding division including development of subordinate leadership team. Responsible for the delivery of all service level agreements and established process and outcome metrics. Develops future growth strategy of Coding services and executes against that strategy.
Administration. Establishes and executes against operational budgets. Responsible for Coding servicesâ�� profitability, growth and development. Represents Conifer at applicable leadership and/or client meetings relating to Coding. Works collaboratively with facility and Conifer leadership to meet comprehensive revenue cycle metrics and SLAâ��s. Responsible for supplier/vendor governance.
Client Relationships. Encourages and involves others in a tactful, cooperative manner by using appropriate interpersonal communication skills and teamwork. Responsible for ensuring client referencability and establishes relationships conducive to expanding Conifer presence in client organization.
Education & Growth. Pursues professional growth and development and shares ongoing education with employees to ensure continued professional certifications are maintained and leading practices are deployed. Develops and mentors subordinate leaders to ensure delivery of world class service to clients. Responsible for attracting and retaining talent at all levels.
Full financial responsibility for revenue, budget and expense management.
This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Direct Reports (titles) 4-6 Direct reports. May vary with future Conifer Growth
Indirect Reports (titles) 450+ depending on future Conifer Growth
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of Coding regulatory and Compliance requirements.
Effective written and oral communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects in an atmosphere of rapidly changing priorities and/or deadlines.
Ability to identify and develop potential Coding business opportunities
Thorough knowledge of HIM regulatory and Compliance requirements.
Thorough knowledge of managing applicable financials including margin.
Thorough knowledge of JCAHO survey requirements and experience in orchestrating successful JCAHO surveys.
Experience with multiple HIM technology solutions and ability to implement such solutions.
Knowledge of DRG classification and reimbursement structures.
Intimate knowledge of Federal, JCAHO Guidelines, and State regulations regarding Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals and ability to execute and lead a HIM department abiding by aforementioned guidance.
Ability to execute a Shared Services Coding model.
Ability to communicate and form working relationships with staff, clients, and RCM partners at all levels.
Experience with supplier governance and management.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient/employee/facility/corporate information 100% of time.
Ability to manage virtual and local facility leaders and staff.
Demonstrates accountability for all areas managed.
Excellent organizational skills for the execution of leading HIM practices. Be able to work productively with no direct supervision.
Be adaptable to various cultures and work environments, conditions, and staff members.
Positive and respectful attitude toward staff, employees, other professionals, and managerial staff, both Conifer and Client.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
A minimum of 7 years experience in successful execution and leadership of a multi-facility HIM solution
Bachelors/Associate degree in Health Information Management ; a related advanced degree preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or (RHIT)
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending
Lift/carry up to 25 lbs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typical office environment and varying client and Conifer settings
Approximately 50-75% travel may be required
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105020562
About Conifer Health Solutions
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.