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Assistant Vice President Shared Coding Services

Louisville, Kentucky

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Assistant Vice President Shared Coding Services

Louisville, Kentucky
Facility ScionHealth Corporate Support Center
Req ID 508685 Post Date 05/13/2024 Category Medical Coding
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ScionHealth is recruiting for an Assistant Vice President, Shared Coding Services to join our team.Remote candidates will be considered for this role.

Job Summary

The Assistant Vice President is a key member of the Health Information Management Leadership Team and is responsible for the establishment of an overall strategy, growth, and customer satisfaction of the medical coding program and clinical documentation improvement operations. The successful candidate will design, implement, and ensure compliant processes, procedures, and policies for consistency across the organization and for customers utilizing the system(s).

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for development and design of overall medical coding operations strategy.
  • Interprets policies and procedures, recommends changes as appropriate and provides feedback on such.
  • Responsible for developing and reporting operational goals, objectives, and planned budgets on an annual basis.
  • Establishes and maintains key customer relationships through regular interaction including presenting of relevant performance metrics.
  • Advances the Company’s coding operational strategies including integrating and implementing related best practices.
  • Regularly conducts detailed reviews of company coding operations, including overhead control, proposals, and team performance.Makes decisions, as appropriate, on establishing cost limits, customer briefings, etc.
  • For key employees, reviews and approves new hires, promotions, salary increases and awards of incentive compensation.
  • Champions teamwork, innovation and process improvement throughout the departments and provides the team with appropriate leadership, mentoring, guidance, and advocacy to ensure its long-term success.
  • Works closely with all functioning departments on maximizing customer service and identifying transition and expansion opportunities.
  • Participates and provides feedback in acquisition discussions to include evaluation of new opportunities, development of operating models, implantation of due diligence processes, and integration management.
  • Promotes the Company’s values.
  • Performs other job-related duties as may be assigned or required.Approximate percentage of time required to travel:25%.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or Nursing; or ten or more years healthcare services and technology experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven track record of designing and leading coding operations and must be well-versed in coding compliance.
  • Must have experience in both acute and non-acute care settings with hospital experience preferred.
  • Experience leading and growing teams, budgeting, establishing, and maintaining customer relationships, driving results, and working with organizations across the enterprise.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and problem analysis and resolution at both strategic and tactical levels.
  • Excellent presentation, follow-up and negotiation skills are required, along with experience managing a remote workforce.

Skills Needed

  • Technology proficiency to include MS Office Suite and knowledge of McKesson and 3M software services preferred.

*Depending on a candidate’s qualifications, this position may be filled at a different level.

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