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Job Title: Medical Coder, Certified

Employer:Sansum Clinic
Type:Full-Time
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Santa Barbara, CA
Date Posted:2/8/2019

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This position is responsible for ensuring efficient claims processing for services provided.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Medical Coding Manager

 

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The work environment is that of an office environment typical of a medical practice, hospital or clinic.  The job requires extended periods of sitting, some standing, bending, stooping and walking. Work may require hand dexterity for telephone and office machine operation as well as computer keyboarding. Work may be stressful at times.  Interaction with others is constant and interruptive.

 

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED: Clinical and office equipment {if any needed}.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  (This list may not include all of the responsibilities assigned.)

1.     Keeps current on CPT, ICD9/ICD10 compliance and editing guidelines.

2.     Provide training to physicians and staff regarding regulatory issues and compliance.

3.     Keeps current on all regulatory issues and provides feedback to staff.

4.     Leads auditing of physician services to verify accuracy of billing.

5.     Schedules annual audit for all physicians and participates in presenting results.

6.     Works with or assists other Medical Coders and trainers in Coding department.

7.     Schedules follow-up audits for physicians not meeting clinic established standards of accuracy

8.     Works with other coding department coders and auditors to verify accuracy of audits.

9.     Assists in assigned edits to keep department current, and to identify trends for further auditing

10.  Provides exemplary customer service to patients and staff.

11.  Participates in department quality improvement, clinic safety, infection control and hazardous materials programs and activities.

12.  Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.

13.  Adheres to HIPAA regulations.

14.  Exercises discretion and maintains high level of confidentiality.

15.  Adheres to all policies and procedures.

16.  Performs related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS: This position will have a combination of education and experience to demonstrate competency in the methods, policies, procedures, regulations and protocols of a Claims function. High degree of tact and diplomacy, clear and concise communications skills, proficiency in mathematics, ability to follow established protocols and procedures repeatedly and within established error tolerances, and good decision making within established guidelines. High level of computer competency and attention to detail. Keyboard and ten-key by touch.Able to speak, read, comprehend (and be comprehended) in English. Ability to organize and prioritize work.  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to reason and make sound judgments. Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, management, patients, medical staff, and the public. Skill in accepting constructive criticism and giving suggestions in a professional manner.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSURE:

·         Minimum requirement graduation from High School or equivalent (some post secondary work preferred).

·         Four or more year’s prior coding experience and a Certification or Credential as a Procedure Coder.  AAPC licensing preferred.

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