Inpatient Coding Supervisor, Los Angeles, CA

UHG Los Angeles, CA

About the Job

Optum360 is a dynamic new partnership formed by Dignity Health and Optum to combine our unique expertise. As part of the growing family of UnitedHealth Group, we'll leverage all our resources to bring financial clarity and a full suite of revenue management services to health care providers nationwide. If you're looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
***This is an office based role located located at the California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.***
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Audits, Trains & supervises coding department staff for the purpose of maximizing reimbursement, ensuring quality coding and maintaining an acceptable turnaround time in the completion of unit function
  • Develops and motivates a competent, well-trained staff, capable of meeting established goals and promotes efforts to recruit and retain qualified personnel
  • Completes and submits probationary and annual employee performance evaluations
  • Responds to requests from hospital departments, physicians, patients, families, etc. that ensures customer service excellence
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and concepts effectively across organizational levels as will be working with physicians, Chief Financial Officers, and hospital department management
  • Knowledge of information privacy laws, medical record access, and release of information is needed

Primary Requirements:
  • 3 + years of experience working in a Health Information Management Department or a comparable combination of education and experience
  • 3 + years of leadership experience 
  • Must have an active CCS  coding Credential
  • Experience with the electronic health record, health information systems and healthcare applications
  • Proficient in Microsoft office - Excel, Word
Preferred Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree equivalent experience


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: CCS, ICD-10, Los Angeles, CA, California