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Job Title: Coder - Gainesville

Employer:UF Health Shands
Type:FULL TIME
Skills:coding
Specialties:healthcare
Required Certifications:CCS or CPC
Location: Gainesville 32608, FL, US
Date Posted:11/6/2020
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Join the University of Florida Health team in Gainesville to enjoy our world-class clinical reputation, climate, and quality of life. Our nationally recognized organization is rapidly growing and adding to our team of talented individuals in a full array of career areas.

The University of Florida Shands Hospital is hiring a Coder in Gainesville, Florida. 

The starting salary range is between $41,433 and $53,913, depending on experience.

The University of Florida Shands Hospital is recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 150 Top Places to Work, by Forbes as One of America's Best Employers, by Indeed as #20 on the list of 25 top-rated workplaces: Best Hospitals. Our Magnet-designated facility offers not only world-class patient care but also outstanding research and education opportunities to its employees.

Position Summary:
The coder is primarily responsible for performing CPT-4 and ICD-10 coding from appropriate source documents, in accordance with all UFHP, B/AR and department standards related to billing protocols and compliance. The coder is also responsible for training physicians and other staff regarding documentation, billing and coding and for providing feedback to physicians regarding billing practices. The coder may participate with practice management in the oversight of certain practice billing activities as in certain billing follow-up activities. The coder is responsible for performing various administrative and clerical duties required to support these functions and on an as needed basis, may be required to perform other tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High School graduate or equivalent. 
  • CCS or CPC certification required (or obtained within one year of employment). 
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required and knowledge of human anatomy and physiology preferred.  
  • Minimum 6 months previous physician coding and abstracting experience required.

Be part of the team of excellence that is moving medicine forward.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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To apply, please email your resume to: jobs@shands.ufl.edu

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