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Medical Coder

Company: The Emergency Center
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Introduction: Join our team to create positive experiences for patients, providers, and coworkers. If you are dedicated to excellence and willing to work hard for a rewarding career, you have come to the right place!Job Summary: The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) works under the close supervision of the Lead Certified Professional Coder abstracting coding from medical records to be sent to billing. The CPC will analyze and evaluate data elements from patients' electronic records and assign applicable procedural and diagnoses coding while following all written coding policies and procedures and all regulatory CMS compliance regulations. The CPC will perform audits, produce analytic reports, and provide education as needed to ensure correct coding and clean claims. Use the following link to see a full job description. Gilbert, AZ (Not a remote position)Job Type: Full TimeCompensation: hourly base with bi-weekly production bonusIdeal Candidate: Will have a teacher's mentality with a willingness to share their advanced level of knowledge to help improve the team. He/She will also have exposure to ER coding or coding for multiple different specialties. The candidate is extremely detail oriented, has impeccable ethics and is able to work in a collaborative atmosphere.Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid sick time
  • 8 Paid holidays
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Break room stocked with drinks and snacksPosition Qualifications:Education
    • Required: High School Diploma or GED
    • Required: Completed national coding education program (CPC/CCS)
    • Required: Certified Professional Coder or Certified Coding Specialist credentialsExperience
      • Required: 2 years medical coding experience or education equivalent
      • Required: Working knowledge of healthcare revenue cycle functions, including coding and billing guidelines and government/payor regulations
      • Preferred: 5 years experience in the healthcare industry
      • Advantageous: Advanced knowledge of E/M and Emergency Department codingComputer Skills
        • Required: Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Teams, Excel
        • Preferred: Proficient with company assigned billing and coding softwareOther Requirements
          • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of physician leadership, physicians, and company management.
          • Must be willing and able to educate apprentice-level coders.Summary of Duties:
            • Demonstrates intermediate knowledge of ICD-10, HCPC, and CPT coding principles and the recommended AHIMA coding competencies.
            • Reviews patient medical records for diagnoses and procedures and assigns the appropriate ICD and CPT codes.
            • Ensure facilities are optimizing reimbursement from third-party payors by following and utilizing reimbursement guidelines.
            • Follows up with providers to ensure documentation supports the diagnoses and E/M level in questions.
            • Identifies any ongoing coding issues on trend to ensure proper and timely coding.Company Information: The Emergency Center was born from the desire to provide a better patient and staff experience. Our goal is to exceed every patient's expectations by providing not only a high level of medical care, but also exceptional, friendly, individualized customer service throughout the entire patient experience. Our company headquarters is in Gilbert, AZ, and consists of various departments including accounting, human resources, practice management, and our billing and coding partner, Juniper Ridge RCM. We also own and operate a freestanding emergency center in San Antonio, TX, and are partnered with Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital to provide ER physician and APP staffing for their two hospitals and 12 satellite EDs. The Emergency Center is a drug and nicotine-free workplace, and all employees will be required to complete a negative drug screen prior to

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