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Coder Lead-Orthopedic Surgery Job in Dallas, Texas

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Job Title: Coder Lead-Orthopedic Surgery

Employer:Texas Health Resources
Location: Dallas 75243, TX, US
Date Posted:4/1/2019

Texas Health Physicians Group seeks to hire a Coder Lead to work Full-time in the Orthopedic Surgery Department at (Texas Health Physicians Group).

The address is (9250 Amberton Pkwy North Point Building II Dallas, TX 75243
Salary range is Min. $25.49/hr to Max. $40.35/hr – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule:
Full-time 40 hours weekly, 8:00 am -4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Job Description:

  • Accurately abstracts information from the medical records assigns ICD-9/10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS level II codes in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Provides codes to various departments upon request.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert, providing direction to less experienced staff.
  • May assist with training, auditing, and/or reviewing productivity and quality rates under the leadership of department management.
  • Reviews supporting clinical documentation for hospital based services and procedures to ensure accurate code assignment in support of third party payer guidelines.
  • Maintains documentation to record/track discrepancies.
  • Compares hospital charges posted against procedures coded and identifies any discrepancies.
  • Notifies leadership of any discrepancies and collaborated to rectify the same.
  • Participates in special projects and completes other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required and
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related filed is preferred.
  • 5 years coding experience is required and Completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology or similar is required.
  • CPC - Certified Professional Coder is required upon hire or
  • CCS-P - Certified Coding Specialist - Physician-based is required upon hire and
  • Other - specialty certification such as CGSC, COSC, CCC, etc. is required upon hire

**CGSC- Certified General Surgery Coder**
**COSC - Certified Orthopedic Coder**
**CCC- Certified Cardiology Coder**

*** 5 years' experience with coding for Orthopedic Surgery is preferred. ***
*** CPC or CCS-P and COSC Certifications are required for this position upon hire. ***


  • Extensive understanding of health insurance and medical costs.
  • Knowledge of third party billing regulations, professional operations, and third party payer requirements.
  • Must be able communicate effectively.
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills.
  • Must processes a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
  • Must have proficient computer skills, with the ability to learn internal application systems.

Why Texas Health Resources?
Texas Health Highlights
2018 FORTUNE Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)
• 2018 Becker's Healthcare '150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare' (4th year in a row)
• 2018 Employees' Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

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