Vanderbilt University Medical Center Coding Manager - Radiology in Nashville, Tennessee

Manager Coding - Radiology

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Leads coding and documentation for accuracy and proper documentation. Assesses compliance with all regulations of federal and state agencies and third party payors. Directly supervises staff and ensures quality standards are met.


  • Conducts quality analysis of coding and abstracting to include reviews for accuracy, completion and compliance with regulations.

  • Serves as a resource to staff, providers and other departments for coding related issues.

  • Analyzes data to determine patterns of denials/errors and provides analysis.

  • Ensures quality standards are met.

  • Prepares projections for department budget.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.


MEDICAL CODING - The transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes.

LEADERSHIP - Formulates a vision while motivating & guiding employees promoting engagement. Leaders state precise goals, ensures the commitment of individuals to those goals, defines the methods of measurement, and provides the incentive to accomplish measureable outcomes.

OPERATIONS PLANNING - Anticipates resource needs to meet objectives and implements appropriate processes.

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT - Interacting, communicating, building relationships and developing employees.

COMPLIANCE - Understanding the rules, regulations, sanctions and other statutory requirements, guidelines and instructions relating to governing bodies and organizations, both internally and externally.

BUSINESS RESULTS - Ability to achieve business results while focusing on quality, customer satisfaction, and stewardship.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT - Developing a systematic process of checking to see whether a process or service is meeting specific requirements.


  • Organizational Impact: Directs activities to achieve operational plans with some near term effect on results of the department/area.

  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Identifies issues, gathers facts to resolve technical and operational problems.

  • Breadth of Knowledge: Applies in-depth knowledge and skills of a professional/technical area and basic management knowledge to manage the work of the team.

  • Team Interaction: Leads a complex department with a focus on implementation. Typically executes on a short to medium term strategies.

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 ), 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 relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Coding Certification Required, must have one of the following:

  • CPC

  • CCS

  • RHIA

  • RHIT

  • COC

  • CPC-H

  • CCS-P

Additional Qualification Information:

  • AAPC CPC, AHIMA CCS, CCS-P, RHIT or RHIA certification required.

Job Medical Coding and Billing

Organization: Coding-Radiology 108497

Title: Coding Manager - Radiology

Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks (OHO)

Requisition ID: 1805013