Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Coding Manager
Health Information Management
Full Time, Days, 8am-4:30pm
Somerville, NJ
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  • Supervises/manages 8 remote coders.
  • Monitors day-to-day operations in the coding area to ensure that key Outpatient, Same Day Surgery, Emergency Room and Inpatient records get coded within the 4-day coding window.
  • Oversees DNFB daily to ensure that high-priority coding gets completed. 
  • Reviews charts with CDS when required, and reviews charts for MD queries.
  • Assists with workflow and processes for coding in the HIM Department, including data entry, analysis and distribution of coding work. 
  • Assigns charts on priority basis and analyzes charts. 
  • Manages consultants' scheduling, assignments and productivity.
  • Assists in training key staff in various record types, such as ER’s, Same Day Surgery's and Outpatient and Inpatient records. 
  • Assists staff on how to utilize the SCM system for reviewing documentation for coding. 
  • Holds coder meetings for Coding Clinic discussion and audio seminar education.
  • Develops and implements plans for both formal and informal education of physician, nursing and other clinical staff. 
  • Assists in presentations as needed.

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in HIM or HIT.
  • RHIA with CCS or RHIT with CCS credentials preferred.
  • Strong experience with APC/CPT coding preferred.
  • 5-10 years of coding experience in an acute care hospital and/or ambulatory setting.
  • Excellent written, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Competent computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Clinical systems experience.


Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is a 965-bed hospital with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville, offering Central New Jersey residents expanded access to the highest quality of medical services and a wider array of innovative therapies available at only a small number of elite academic medical centers nationwide.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is part of the RWJBarnabas Health System. RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive healthcare delivery system in New Jersey, treating over 3 million patients a year. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals: Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick and Somerville, RWJUH - Hamilton, RWJUH - Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children's hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children's Specialized Hospital); a freestanding, 100-bed behavioral health center; 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; a medical group; multi-site imaging centers; and four accountable care organizations.

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey's second-largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns and routinely captures national awards for its outstanding quality and safety.