Navigant Outpatient Coding Auditor - Senior Consultant- Remote Location in DALLAS, Texas

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

The Healthcare Revenue Management Sub-Practice focuses on assisting their clients achieve the highest levels of efficiency, adapt core strategies to deal with dynamic market forces, optimize the deployment of financial resources and manage the risks of ever present 'unknowns'. The Revenue Management encompasses all administrative and clinical functions that contribute to the capture, management, and collection of patient service revenue. It involves core business processes that cross administrative, financial and clinical department boundaries. The Revenue Management begins and ends with the patient. It is optimized and improved through strategic initiatives that are embraced by leadership and consider organizational strategy, people, process and enabling technologies.

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Responsibilities:

NCI is seeking healthcare consultants with at least 5 years of experience related to CPT and ICD10 coding. Consultant must have extensive knowledge in Evaluation and Management services, with experience auditing E & M services. A background including compliance/auditing is preferred. It is preferred that he or she have knowledge related to HCC.

Our Senior Consultants have responsibility for working on client projects as assigned. Working with client project leaders and effectively using change management strategies, guides the client through transformation efforts. Senior consultant’s job duties will include writing articles and research coding issues.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Building client relationships while working on assigned projects

  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills both written and oral.

  • Ability to exhibit leadership skills

  • Ability to manage risks

  • Ability to utilize creative problem solving techniques

  • Providing strategic analysis

  • Demonstration of strong facilitation skills

  • Leading client and internal teams

  • Working collaboratively within a team setting

  • Influencing a team direction

  • Understands CPT & ICD10 coding methodologies

  • Contribute to strong data analysis focused projects

Qualifications -- Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in healthcare coding and documentation

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required. Appropriate coding certifications

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills and ability to independently produce documents or aptitude to develop this level of skill within a defined period of time.

  • Flexible, positive, clear interpersonal and communication skills with ability to facilitate the exchange of information within all levels of NCI as well as a provider based, client organization, including, but not limited to physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, hospital executives, and other professional and ancillary staff.

  • Knowledge of and ability to ensure and promote, consistent, quality oriented, national leading practices, in all Coding and Documentation Projects.

  • Capacity to adapt and lead others to understand and accept values, strategies, goals and plans in response to changing business conditions.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to full time.

Qualifications - Preferred:

  • Consulting Experience

  • Prior physician education/training

  • Knowledge of HCC

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work

  • Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data

  • Generally works in an office environment

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.