Coding Supervisor (Remote)

Job Requisition #: JR69256

End Date: 12/1/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition®.

Primary function:

ChristianaCare is searching for a Coding Supervisor to provide supervision and coordination of all aspects of HIMS (Health Information Management Services) coding and abstracting in support of HIMS department goals for coding accuracy and accountability, productivity and total DNFC (Discharged Not Final Coded) levels. This position functions within the Coding Management team and serves as backup support and assistance to the Associate Director of Coding and Data Quality.

Some Responsibilities Include:

Assists within the coding management team in the overall supervision and direction of daily coding and abstracting activities in HIMS. Acts on the direction of the Associate Director of

Coding and Data Quality with responsibility for all duties and accountabilities of the coding staff.

Directly oversees and manages the daily tasks and accountabilities of Coding Coordinators with responsibility for coding quality assurance and staff training and development.

Performs daily monitoring of coding staff duties pertaining to accuracy and productivity and assists with work assignment to assure compliance with goals for total DNFC dollar amounts.

Performs oversight of the billing edit correction process workflow in conjunction with Patient Financial Services to accomplish edit resolution for claims processing on accounts that require

HIMS coding review.

Performs or assigns record review tasks as necessary as part the pre-bill edit resolution process, in compliance with HIMS internal audits for correct coding, in response to audit requests from internal or external agencies, (eg RAC, OIG, Internal Audit and Compliance), or in response to coding accuracy verification requests from other departments.

Provides direction and support to Coding Coordinators for coding issue resolution and for ongoing coder training and mentoring through oversight of the coding and/or management query process.

Works with the Medical-Dental Staff, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Team, and other departments for the resolution of issues pertaining to coding, documentation, reimbursement and to identify opportunities for education and training programs.

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Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Associate Degree in HIM or related field.
  • AHIMA Certification as an RHIA/RHIT is required. AHIMA Certification as a CCS is preferred.
  • Two years supervisory experience required.
  • Four years Coding/DRG experience required, preferably in an acute care, teaching hospital.
  • Experience with implementing and maintaining computer systems.
  • Experience with Project Management.

Christianacare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • 403(b) with company match.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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