Job Description

Extended Job Title
Unit Manager

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513001 - Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Position Description
Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.

Requisition ID
20393BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Developing and monitoring tracking and trending processes to enhance collections.
  • Oversee, review and approves daily work performed by subordinates.
  • Reviews status of work in all areas of supervision and makes any necessary adjustments in work loads.
  • Oversee, develops, and monitors processes to increase work efficiency & output of coding staff.
  • Verifies and approves time sheets for subordinates.
  • Works with lead coding specialist to resolve problems, establish and clarify procedures for coding staff.
  • Responsible for management of the daily operations of coding personnel.
  • Training new coding/billing employees.
  • Stays current on federal and state regulations regarding professional services.
  • Attends meetings for all coding supervisors.
  • Compiles reports regarding departmental coding activities including physician documentation errors and coding errors; provides faculty, staff, and department periodic reports of supporting data.
  • Work with management team as team member; communicate coding updated and issues.
  • Oversee and assist in identifying opportunities to refine clinical operations to improve cash collections within scope of duties.
  • Responsible for identifying, planning and executing training staff to improve collections on all available coding programs.
  • Identify, plan and execute methods to reduce the denial rate & reducing the service to posting time.
  • Responsible for various reports to ensure that the department maximized collections.
  • Evaluate and solve systems problems.
  • Responsible for the distribution and completion of all LBOCS emails.
  • Assist the management team in streamlining the collection process.
  • Develop and monitor special projects as needed based on admin teams tracking/findings.
  • Responsible for researching/resolving special issues.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
4000

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Coder: Preference from accredited licensure
  • Knowledge of database software, excel, and word processing
  • IDX experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of the CPT, ICD-CM, and HCPCS nomenclature, coding rules, and guidelines; understanding of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medical records processing 
  • Knowledge of insurance/Medicaid rules and billing


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Senior Other Administrative

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor. 


Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
 

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Application Instructions

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