CHARGE CAPTURE ANALYST (PCN 790)
Work Hours: 8
The Charge Capture Analyst is responsible for the oversight of charge capture processes throughout inpatient and outpatient services in the hospital. Incumbent implements and monitors charge capture timeliness and accuracy throughout assigned clinical departments; implements and trains clinical departments on reconciliation tools that enable clinical leadership to monitor and manage their revenue capture processes both timely and effectively. Incumbent also monitors the reconciliation processes, acquires and maintains detailed knowledge of assigned clinical charge entry systems to enable development of monitoring and reconciliation processes. Partners with clinical department managers for projects focused on either charge problem resolution or implementation of new charge system in assigned departments. Reviews and codes out-patient services such as labs, infusions, and physical and occupational therapy.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
The Charge Capture Analyst is a basic Health Information Management position utilizing the capabilities of a computerized patient accounting system. The Charge Capture Analyst utilizes a clinical background for efficient and accurate charge capture. This position reports to the Health Information Supervisor.
The South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed acute care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. Attached to this facility is a 28 bed Long Term Care Facility. The HIM department is a support service of SPH whose primary purpose is to contribute to the quality of patient care through the development and maintenance of a comprehensive, centralized health information system. Working hours may vary. Generally, physical demands are light, but some stooping, bending and lifting may be necessary.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
The Charge Capture Analyst position requires the incumbent be at least 18 years of age with a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent along with at least 2 years of previous healthcare business experience. Must have working knowledge and use of medical terminology and auditing and utilization review. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, word processing, spreadsheet programs and data entry computer skills. Must demonstrate knowledge of Medical Records/Health Information Management requirements. Must be able to operate such general office machines as a typewriter, computer, adding machine by touch, photocopier, FAX and telephone. Knowledge of hospital billing, health insurance practices, reimbursement and contractual agreements desirable.