Mercy Charge Audit Analyst in Saint Louis, Missouri
We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Works in the Emergency Department to perform all functions associated with charge capture related to department charges in an effort to ensure the highest level of reimbursement for services provided. Reviews emergency medical records immediately following patient discharge to determine accuracy of documentation for each procedure. Works directly with physician and nursing staff to educate in proper documentation techniques to provide supporting medical record documentation to validate all charges. Enters emergency department charges into the information system. Performs other duties as assigned. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Works with nursing and physician staff to improve documentation of care and procedures to capture accurate charges.
Follows guidelines for coding and documentation to ensure physician and hospital compliance.
Demonstrates knowledge base in emergency leveling and procedure coding.
Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of work practices in an emergency room setting.
Ability to comprehend test reports, procedures and emergency care.
Maintains a positive, cooperative working relationship with nursing staff and physicians.
Enters charges into computer with minimal errors in a timely manner.
Demonstrates the ability to set priorities.
Performs several tasks simultaneously.
Accepts constructive criticism in a productive manner.
Exhibits willingness to master new work routines and methods.
Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of departmental performance improvement.
Willing to adjust schedule/assignment in case of workload fluctuations or other departmental needs.
Demonstrates ability to make decisions with limited assistance.
Participates in education programs and in-services in order to maintain and exceed excellence in leveling and coding skills.
Maintains established hospital and departmental safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Recognizes and performs duties although not directly assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: High School education or equivalent
Licensure: Credentials: RN, BSRN, LPN, RHIA, RHIT, CCS or CCH
Experience: 2 yearsMininum experience in nursing, coding, process improvement, or utilization review/case management in an acute care facility
Other skills & knowledge:
(skills, knowledge, abilities)
Excellent customer service skills,High level of communication skills,Coding skills with experience in ICD-9 diagnoses and procedures, CPT procedures, Effective interpersonal skills in order to interact with all levels of hospital personnel, Proven effective organizational skills, Ability to multi-task, Proficient computer skills
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Requisition ID 2017-758269
Position Type Full Time
Department Revenue Integrity & Reimbursem
Location US-MO-Saint Louis