Vanderbilt University Medical Center Assistant Director, Pediatric Coding Management in Nashville, Tennessee
Assistant Director, Pediatric Coding Management
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The Assistant Director supervises a section; analyzes and evaluates departmental policies and procedures; develops general standards and maintains quality performance through monitoring and feedback to staff; recommends personnel actions, e.g., hiring, promotion and termination.
Develop and supervise general standards and maintenance of quality performance through monitoring and feedback to staff.
Operations Review Evaluation:
Conduct or originate staff meetings to develop resolutions to problems, plan to achieve goals or establish priorities
Participate in brainstorming sessions with staff or consultants to address specific problems or issues
Conduct routine staff meetings to share essential information with staff and discuss current problems and future plans.
Monitor and Coordinate Programs and Actions:
Supervise a section with responsibility for planning, coordinating, and controlling the work and procedures
Participate on interdepartmental committee to address problems and facilitate in formation exchange about programs, problems, etc., inform and advise supervisors about personnel actions which are likely to result in grievances
Conduct selection interviews to evaluate qualification of applicants/potential employees
Develop cost reduction projects and targets in collaboration with subordinate managers and operation department managers
Counsel employees with regard to disciplinary actions taken in response to violations of institutional policies or contractual provisions.
Planning and Budgeting:
Participate in periodic management meetings to keep top management informed of department problems and concerns
Analyze and evaluate ongoing department programs to identify areas where adjustments/improvements are needed
Evaluate work loads, priorities, and activity schedules to determine staffing requirements
Investigate procedural problems and develop alternative methods to solve those problems
Recommend changes in departmental policies, procedures and/or methods
Conduct performance appraisals on subordinate supervisors
Prepare an annual operation budget for a section, including direct labor, material and supplies, services, equipment maintenance and replacement.
Identify and Resolve Problems:
Provide information to others (oral or written) to explain/clarify problems, issues or requests
Adjust work schedules or project priorities to meet emergencies or changing conditions
Meet with other professional/technical personnel to determine causes of a specific problem.
Project future budget based upon analysis of current operations
VUMC Recent Accomplishments:
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/billwilkerson/ ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US*CA
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years experience
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Certified Coding Specialist Required
Records Health Info Admin Required
Records Health Info Tech Required
Certified Procedural Coder Required
Job Professional and Managerial
Organization: Coding and Charge Entry 108480
Title: Assistant Director, Pediatric Coding Management
Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks (OHO)
Requisition ID: 1804057