Charge Code Auditor - Duke Raleigh Hospital - As Needed (<20 hrs/week)
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 129069
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
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Responsible for the entry of nursing documentation and patient charges into the surgical information system. Audits records and charges for accuracy. Assist Business Services and Auditing Department with billing issues and performs audits of all records. Identifies hospital charging and nursing documentation issues and relates these to the appropriate department managers.
Reconciles the number of charge sheets received in the OR/Endo daily census Reviews patient charts for completeness and verifies that all information is accurately documented on the charge sheet Documents additions and corrects errors to charge sheet according to departmental standards Communicates with staff for needed documentation for accurate charging and billing Communicates departmental charging issues to the appropriate department manager Provides ongoing education for staff to communicate and improve charge capture and documentation Tracks supplyitems charges under miscellaneous codes and completes paperwork to establish specific charge codes Enters appropriate patient charge codes into surgical information system Educates and orients staff to the charging practices and documentation standards for the department Provides support to Billing, Patient Accounting, and insurance representatives to assist with billing issues and patient inquires Maintains an understanding of medical record practices, standards, and regulations Develop and maintain current written policies, procedures, and guidelines
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse and surgical technologist regulatory requirements Ability to establish and maintain effectiveworking relationships Knowledge of and appropriate application of nursing process Knowledge of theory, practice, and procedures Ability to assess nursing documentation for accuracy Knowledge of supplies required for various surgical procedures Able to independently seek our resources and work collaboratively Able to use computer and learn new software programs Able to withstand prolonged periods of sitting Able to remain focused and organized Working knowledge and completion of appropriated JCAHO and other
The Charge Code Auditor is a representative of Surgical Services management. Position directly impacts revenue capture and must work collaboratively and independently to meet deadlines.
Three years of nursing experience is required
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current or compact RN licensure inthe state of North Carolina required. BLS required.
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