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Certified Medical Coder / Trainer Job in Atwater, California

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Job Title: Certified Medical Coder / Trainer

Employer:Golden Valley Health Centers
Skills:10k Alpha Numeric & Numeric Keying Speed,High Analytical / Problem Solving Ability,ICD-9-CM,CPT,and HCPCS Coding,Clinical Medical Records
Specialties:Pediatrics, OBGyn, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmic, Retinopathy, etc. Various Out-Patient Ambulatory Care Practices.
Required Certifications:Certified Procedural Coder,or Clinical Coding Specialist,Certified Accredited Records Technician
Location:1910 Customer Care Way Atwater 95301, CA, US
Date Posted:4/26/2019

Golden Valley Health Centers is an established FQHC, which has 32 Medical 12 Dental Clinics in the Merced, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin County areas (and growing)! We offer competitive compensation, generous benefits, and savings plans to participate in!

Now Hiring a Certified Medical Coder / Trainer! 

Job Description:

Reads and interprets medical record documentation to assign diagnosis codes, assigns CPT codes, assigns ASA codes and applies knowledge of payer reimbursement guidelines to ensure proper reimbursement.

Schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Starting at $25.47 an hour

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills

·         Adheres to the ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification) coding conventions, official coding guidelines approved by the Cooperating Parties, the CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) rules established by the American Medical Association, and any other official coding rules and guidelines established for use with mandated standard code sets. Selection and sequencing of diagnoses and procedures must meet the definitions of required data sets for ambulatory surgery centers.  Utilizes up-to-date versions of CPT and ICD-9 resources and remains current on changes in coding and billing standards.

·         Strives for the optimal payment to which the facility is legally entitled, remembering that it is unethical and illegal to maximize payment by means that contradict regulatory guidelines. 

·         Consults physicians for clarification and additional documentation prior to code assignment when there is conflicting or ambiguous data in the health record. 

·         Diagnosis coding must be accurate and carried to highest level of specificity.

·         Assigns and reports codes that are clearly and consistently supported by documentation in the health record. 

·         Follow up status of charges held for clearance.

·         Work interface error report Pull missing demographic information.

·         This position will also need to have the knowledge of clinic profiles.

·         Responsible for properly performing month end tasks within the established timeframe including running month end reports for each center assigned and tracking of cases that are not yet billed for the month.

·         Anytime may provide assistance to all level of employees regarding coding issues.

·         Other duties as assigned.


For questions about the position, email Sylvia Jimenez, Corporate Recruiter for Golden Valley Health Centers, at smjimenez@gvhc.org.

Apply Directly at www.gvhc.org  under 'Careers', 'Available Staff Positions'.

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