Site Manager for Medical Coding at Walter Reed Medical Center

Site Manager for Medical Coding at Walter Reed Medical Center

About Integrated Management Strategies (IMS) LLC

We are a women-owned small business and management consulting firm that provides an array of business and technical services. IMS is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, with employees across 24 US states.

What We Do

We support the mission critical needs of federal agencies and commercial businesses by leveraging our experience, talent, and can-do attitude, and solving their strategic and operational challenges.

How We Do It

We earn our clients’ trust through our personalized approach and attention to detail, allowing us to collaborate and solve even the most complex problems.

About the role

Are you ready for your next career adventure?! Integrated Management Strategies (IMS) is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Site Manager to join our team and lead medical coding planning and operations on a full-time basis at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

Key Responsibilities and Managed Outcomes

  • Supervise Medical Coders (both on-site and remote) under the direction of the Program Manager at Walter Reed Medical Center ensuring that medical coding meets both quality and productivity standards.  

  • Lead a team in reviewing all coding daily, weekly, and monthly to assure that all coding meets or exceeds 97% accuracy

  • Oversee medical record coding and review of Inpatient/APV/Outpatient Clinics and onsite coding of Emergency Department encounters in support of but not limited to the following departments: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Ophthalmology/Optometry, Pediatrics, Surgery, Behavioral Health, Urology, and Obstetrics/Gynecology

  • Provide monthly audit reports per client specifications

  • Provides emergency coding if coders are not available to code

  • Interact and work with the clinic leadership on issues pertaining to coding of physician documentation

  • Ensure that coding staff complete training, maintain their certifications and stay current on updates and changes to classification systems utilized within the MHS and Defense Health Agency

  • Respond to all email and telephonic inquiries from clinical and administrative staff (Government and IMS) within one hour of request during business hours

  • Respond to coding resource inquiries by Physicians regarding number of Relative Value Units (RVUs)

  • Respond to coder inquires within 24 hours for coding, system issues, payroll, or HR questions, etc.

  • Prepare monthly productivity reports for payroll and for submission of invoice to IMS and the government


  • Hold a current coding credential from either the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) (i.e., Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist – Physician Based (CCS-P), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), etc.) or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) (i.e., Certified Professional Coder CPC)

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of coding management experience

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years direct coding with Department of Defense (DoD) medical coding, specifically for the outpatient and inpatient medical coding areas and the following specific skills

  • Extensive knowledge of both civilian and MHS (MHS GENESIS) official coding clinic/guidelines

  • Extensive knowledge of software, systems, and reports with coding related systems

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and usage, including general medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, hospital terms and abbreviations and abstracting techniques

  • Knowledge of broad range of references such as the International Coding of Disease ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, HCPCS, medical dictionaries, and manual related to coding textbooks and glossaries

  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements of medical records

  • Knowledge of medical records procedures, maintenance and documentation, regulations, and principles to carry out a variety of medical records functions such as retrieval of information, analysis, coding, ensuring compliance, and compiling data

  • Experience with training staff and providing guidance regarding coding and audit results

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