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Job Title: Certified Coding Specialist

Employer:Corvallis Pain Management
Type:FULL TIME
Job Location:Other
Skills:Coding,QA/QC
Specialties:Pain Management
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:2175 NW Professional Dr Corvallis 97330, OR, US
Date Posted:7/27/2021

We are looking for a Certified Coding Specialist for our busy Interventional Pain Management practice, Corvallis Medical Group (CMG) dba Corvallis Pain Management (CPM). We're looking for an enthusiastic, positive new addition to our team. This position is responsible for various duties to accurately interpret and bill physician charges for physician services. It includes reviewing and completing charting and entry into the EMR appropriate CPT and ICD-9 codes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Review chart notes created by AI scribe and prepare the encounter documentation for Provider approval. Includes QA/QC checking of encounter notes for completeness.
  • Performs initial charge review to determine appropriate ICD-9 and CPT codes to be used to report physician services to third party payers.
  • Interprets progress notes, operative reports, discharge summaries, and charge documents to determine services provided and accurately assign CPT and ICD-9 coding to these services.
  • Enters appropriate data into the CPM Billing System by selecting the appropriate codes, diagnosis, modifiers, and times of start and stop of the case, Anesthesiologist, CRNA, and surgeon information to complete the charge process.
  • Contacts physicians regarding procedures and other services billed to ensure proper coding.
  • Responsible for reviewing patient logs and other report of clinical activity to ensure billing is captured for all patients.
  • Monitors and follows up to ensure all services that can be billed are captured and coded for billing.
  • Responsible for ensuring the batch processes for all coded charges.
  • Utilizes batch-logging systems to comply with internal audit standards.
  • Reviews all physician documentation to ensure compliance with third party and regulatory guidelines.
  • Works in conjunction with the Administrator and Billing staff to answer all inquiries regarding coding and billing for CPM providers' services.
  • Works in coordination with other members of the Billing Office as necessary.
  • Meets and exceeds short and long term goals as established for the department.
  • Performs duties and job functions in accordance with the policies and procedures established for the company.
  • Reports to work, meetings and professional obligations on time.
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals.
  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to influence continuous improvements in efficiency and services performed.
  • Takes ownership of special projects, researches data and follows through with detailed action plans.
  • Actively participates in problem identification and resolution and coordinates resolutions between appropriate parties.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Adheres to Corporate, Department and HR policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED completion is required.
  • Certified Professional Coder with a minimum of two years’ experience with CPT/ICD-9/ICD-10 coding of physician services preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy required.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Job Knowledge

  • Knowledge of medical chart reporting/records.
  • Knowledge of current third party billing and collection regulatory guidelines and requirements.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and coding such as CPT and ICD codes.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations related to patient information.
  • Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to communicate effectively.

Mental/Physical Requirements:

  • Employee is required to have visual and auditory acuity necessary for communications with other employees and/or customers to meet business needs of CPM.
  • Employee must be able to see written documentation and be able to speak and hear for communication with employees/customers.
  • Ability to use a wide array of office equipment including, but not limited to a PC, copier, fax, multi-line telephone, etc.
  • Employee is exposed to general indoor working conditions and may on occasion require light lifting or no greater than 20 pounds.

Applying

Please contact Vilma Cortes, Practice Administrator with your resume at: vilma@corvallismed.com

Note: CPM is at a temporary location, and will be in our newly constructed medical office building 8/31/21 at 800 NE Circle Blvd, Corvallis, OR 97330

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