Home > Medical Coding Jobs > Michigan > Medical Coder Job in Detroit

Medical Coder Job in Detroit, Michigan

It is the responsibility of the job seeker to validate the information posted for each job. AAPC cannot validate or guarantee the accuracy of the information posted below.

Job Title: Medical Coder

Employer:University Pediatricians
Job Location:Remote
Specialties:Allergy, Cardiology, Critical Care, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Hospitalist,, Infectious Disease, NICU/PICU, Nephrology, Neurology, PM&R, Pulmonary, Rhuematology
Required Certifications:None
Preferred Certifications:Speciality Certifications,CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:5 to 7 years
Location: Detroit 48201, MI, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:8/21/2020


Position Title:    Coder                                                                      Date: 1/29/2020


Reports To: Coding and Compliance Auditor                                   


Department: Coding                                                                          Type:  Non-Exempt


Supervisory Responsibilities:  None


Position Purpose:  University Pediatricians, in affiliation with The Children's Hospital of Michigan, is seeking a remote, temporary, piece rate medical coder to interpret and analyze professional/physician documentation for assignment of diagnoses/procedures and Evaluation and Management (E/M) codes. The assignments of codes are based on CMS, CPT/AMA coding guidelines.



·         1-3 years experience as a professional fee medical coder

·         CPC and/or CEDC or commensurate experience.

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

·         Knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

·         ICD-10 and CPT Coding knowledge and experience

·         Ability to read charts, read physicians notes


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  None


Responsibilities and Duties:

·         Outpatient/Inpatient Coding: Reviews physician documentation (handwritten/dictation) to assign appropriate diagnoses, CPT and E/M codes for all encounters by date of service.

·         Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.

·         Maintains records of work completed to ensure all work processed is timely and maintains a quality standard of no less than 95% accuracy.

·         Attends all coding education sessions/meetings as scheduled by management.

·         Involves and informs management of any recurrent or chronic documentation deficiencies by physician.

·         Maintains credentials through continuing education.



Project Management - coordinate projects.

Customer Service - respond to requests for service and assistance.

Oral Communication - speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.

Written Communication - Write clearly and informatively; Edit work for spelling and grammar.

Ethics - treat people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support – follow policies and procedures; complete administrative tasks correctly and on time.

Time Management - uses time efficiently.

Attendance/Punctuality - Consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - follow instructions, respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; Keep commitments; Commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Complete tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above job description is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be all inclusive or limiting as to specific duties.


Employee Name:



Employee Signature:






Kelley Kirkland, BSH, CPC, CEDC, CPC-I, CAC

Coding and Compliance Auditor

University Pediatricians

4201 St. Antoine St., Suite 6D

Detroit, MI  48201

Office:  (313) 745-5348

Mobile:  (904) 576-1803


Looking for Exhibiting Opportunities or Group Discounts?

Contact us at 877-524-5027.

Which certification is right for you?

Call 877-290-0440 or have a career counselor call you.

Which eNewsletters are right for you?

Call 844-334-2816 to speak with a specialist now.

Which books are right for you?

Call 877-524-5027 to speak to a representative.