Job Description Full-time 80hrs/pp; Mon-Fri Days; Applicants must have strong E&M coding skills. Background in PBB and/or RHC preferred; 100% remote position JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for converting diagnoses and procedures into appropriate codes using ICD, CPT and/or HCPCS as well as completing day-to-day administrative tasks. The main focus of the lead coder, however, is to oversee coding processes and serve as a resource to other coders, helping to foster staff development, satisfaction, and achievement. This role will also act as a liaison between coding personnel and other staff groups, from clinicians, to staff responsible for authorizations, billing, and denial management, as well as leadership. Ultimately, the following duties serve to ensure CentraCare system is properly reimbursed for the professional, outpatient and/or inpatient services it provides through efficient and accurate coding. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers. EDUCATION: - High School Diploma or GED Upon Hire and - Completion of college level courses Upon Hire or - relevant experience in anatomy and physiology and medical terminology EXPERIENCE: - 2 years Minimum of professional, and/or inpatient/outpatient coding experience and extensive working knowledge of necessary code sets as applicable LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: - Current certification with AAPC. Upon Hire Required or - Current certification with AHIMA. Upon Hire Required and - Completion of coding course in ICD, CPT4, and HCPCS. Upon Hire Required PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Supervisory/management experience - Previous EMR experience ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: - Knowledge of the disease process, surgical procedures and pharmacology CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.
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