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Coding Documentation Educator 

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Coding Documentation Educator


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The Coding Documentation Educator is responsible for performing new provider and annual provider chart audits. They perform these audits to ensure proper coding with an emphasis on documentation, coding improvement, and revenue capture. Developes and presents Coding and ducmentation training to clinicians, clinical staff, coders, and other members of Revenue Cycle. Collaborates with the coding manager to support the needs of the coding department where coding expertise/education is needed.



Acts as documentation and coding liaison to clinicians to include review, education, and necessary follow-

up to help ensure that clinical documentation and coding services meet government and organizational

policies and procedures.

Analyzes and provides education on revenue capture, clinical documentation including Electronic Health

Record (EHR) requirements, coding accuracy and denial management to clinicians and clinic staff.

Assists in determining educational needs based on documentation reviews, provider/staff feedback, data

analysis (bell curves).

Performs a minimum of an annual review of each clinician in their assigned specialties to identify clinical

documentation and coding areas that require improvement and additional education.

Reviews documentation and coding for new providers for accuracy and charge capture as per standard.

Prepares necessary reports and communicates results of audits to management, clinicians, and

committees as appropriate.

Reports areas of risk directly to the Coding manager and Division Director of Revenue Cycle

Maintains a high level of competency related to clinical documentation and coding in assigned specialty

and other areas and compliance with government regulations by attending appropriate workshops and



Education and Licensure

• High School Diploma/GED

• Coding Certification through American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P) or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.


Minimum Experience

• Minimum of three years physician coding experience required.

• Minimum of two years experience performing diagnosis, E/M, and procedure code audit/review/education functions for professional fees in multi-specialty setting preferred.


Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Comprehensive knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Problem solve complex issues

• Guide business and leadership in process improvement

• Medical record review knowledge

• Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences





The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.