Mar 08, 2024

AVP Medical Group Coding

  • Avoca Search
  • New Jersey, USA
Full Time (CPC) Certified Professional Coder (CCS-P) Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based (RHIA) Registered Health Information Administrator

Job Description

Avoca Search is proud to be partnering with RWJBarnabas Health in their search for an Assistant Vice President, Medical Group Coding. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Coding leader to join the largest academic health system in New Jersey.  RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. Throughout RWJBarnabas Health, the dedicated physicians, nurses, and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region. 

RWJBarnabas Health is the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in N.J., with a service area covering eight counties with five million people. The health system includes 12 acute care hospitals; three acute care children’s hospitals; Children’s Specialized Hospital, with a network of outpatient pediatric rehabilitation centers; a free-standing, 100-bed behavioral health center; two trauma centers; a satellite emergency department; ambulatory care centers; geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network; comprehensive home care and hospice programs; fitness and wellness centers; retail pharmacy services; affiliated medical groups; multi-site imaging centers; and two accountable care organizations.  

The Assistant Vice President, Medical Group Coding (AVP-MGC) will serve as the system leader for professional fee coding. The AVP will ensure compliance with Federal and state guidelines by ensuring the accuracy and integrity of provider-based coding and charge capture. In addition, the AVP-MGC will act as a liaison/reference between Corporate Coding Staff, Compliance Department Staff, employed providers, affiliate staff, Physician Advisors, Medical Group Directors, and other departments as needed. 

The ideal candidate will be a forward-thinking, self-starter who has a tactful and politically savvy leadership style with exceptional relationship-building and management skills, and superior knowledge and expertise in professional fee coding. Candidates will possess a quality improvement mindset and a commitment to service excellence. Candidates must be skilled navigators of complex organizational and leadership structures with multiple business units and possess a sophisticated understanding of the drivers, trends, and forces that impact health care.   

Required Experience Level

Executive Level

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Required

6-8 years

Required Travel

No required travel

Applicant Location

US residents only