Clinical Quality Coordinator - Kansas City Area
$1,500 Sign-on bonus for external candidates
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The Clinical Quality Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of HEDIS and STARs data gathering process. This evaluates the quality and completeness of clinical documentation processes by performing quality medical record reviews, assisting in the improvement of the clinical documentation process, identifying trends, maintaining accurate records of review activities, ensures all data submitted to the health plan meets the HEDIS/Star technical specifications for medical records.
- Assisting in the review of medical records to highlight Star/HEDIS opportunities for the medical staff
- Review medical records for data collection, data entry, and quality monitoring including health plan/Optum form submission and chart collection activities that close gaps in care
- Partner with the leadership team, the practice administrative or clinical staff to identify trends observed and potential strategies to support the practice
- Communicate scheduling challenges or trends that may negatively impact quality outcomes
- Track and trend barriers/challenges that exist at their assigned groups so that better outcomes can be achieved including access to appointments, lack of follow up on referrals, or inconsistent billing practices
- Activities may include data collection, data entry, quality monitoring, health plan/Optum form submission, and chart collection activities
- Assists with local IRR audits
- Navigate multiple documentation systems and obtain medical record sections supportive of HEDIS/Star measures
- Support chart chase process by requesting records from provider’s offices as needed
- Maintains education/knowledge base of HEDIS/STARs
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
- High School diploma or GED
- 3+ years of healthcare experience
- Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
- 2+ years of college, in pursuance of a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree
- Licensed Practical/Registered Nurse or Certified Professional Coder
- 2+ years of experience working with HEDIS/STAR measures
- 3+ years of experience with data analysis/quality chart reviews - ability to review data and provide recommendations for improvement
- 1+ years of HEDIS/STAR experience or participation with similar regulatory reporting
- Experienced using Microsoft office applications, including databases, word-processing, and excel spreadsheets
- ICD 10 and CPT coding experience
- Experience working in a physician, provider, and/or medical office
- EMR and HEDIS knowledge and experience
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