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Job Title: Medical Coder / Revenue Cycle Analyst

Employer:University of California, San Francisco
Job Location:Remote
Skills:medical coding,billing,compliance
Specialties:Neurology preferred
Preferred Certifications:Current certification as a professional biller/coder from the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) or other national recognized organization
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location: San Francisco 94143, CA, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:4/6/2021

Revenue Cycle Analyst


Full Time


Job Summary

Under general supervision, applies acquired skills as a Revenue Cycle Analyst to complete projects of moderate scope and complexity. Uses professional concepts to apply UCSF, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG), Department of Public Health (DPH) and other organization policies and procedures to manage the professional fee billing for the Division of Neurology at ZSFG. Involves revenue cycle functions for the Department of Neurology at ZSFG, including system billing, reporting and support. Ensures account information contains accurate and comprehensive data to provide timely billing and optimal reimbursement for services. Impacts processes to include charge capture, coding, insurance identification, data entry, billing, payment posting, refund processing and collections. Responsible for integration with business office operations (UCSF Clinical Practice Group at ZSFG).

Department Description

The Neurology Service at ZSFG has several parts that work together to serve all missions at UCSF: patient care, education, research, and equity. Furthermore, we are deeply committed to UCSF’s PRIDE values. 

The service has inpatient components (in ZSFG): the Adult Inpatient Neurology Ward Service, Adult Inpatient Neurology Consultation Service, Neurocritical Care Service.  The service has outpatient clinic in our various Neurology Outpatient Clinics for new and continuing patients, as well as special clinics and procedure clinics every week. The service also oversees the Neurodiagnostic Laboratories, including electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography (EMG), and cooperates with the Pediatric Service in providing Child Neurology Service specialty care. These components function together to contribute to the excellence of patient care. 

This service also has a busy educational component, each year providing an educational clinical context to more than 50 medical students, 48 Neurology Residents, 6-10 fellows, 6 Medicine Residents, up to 10 St. Mary’s residents, and a handful of Neurosurgery residents. We also have a clinical research program that spans much of Neurology, from Neuro-Emergency (traumatic brain injury, stroke, etc.) to neurodenerative diseases and global health. 

The Neurology Service at ZSFG is an academic component of UCSF so we operate within all rules and regulations for UCSF, with special considerations (extra regulations) because of our special position operating within the county of San Francisco’s safety net hospital. 

Required Qualifications

•    Bachelor's degree in related area and minimum one year of experience, or equivalent combination of experience/training
•    Current certification as a professional biller/coder from the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) or other national recognized organization
•    Detail oriented, with demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to manage time efficiently, prioritize tasks, set schedules, and complete projects in a timely and cost-effective manner

Preferred Qualifications

•    Knowledge of the practices, procedures, and concepts of the healthcare revenue cycle. Knowledge of any or all of the following: billing, collections, charge capture, contractual adjustments, third-party reimbursements, and cash management
•    Working knowledge of reporting instruments, metrics and/or dashboard design
•    Proficiency in common database, spreadsheet and presentation software
•    Demonstrated communications skills, with the ability to interpret and convey complex clinical finance information in a clear, concise manner. Ability to summarize and present reports and presentations
•    Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of workflows and systems
•    Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment with internal staff in a wide variety of business and clinical areas
•    Thorough understanding of the issues, processes, reporting instruments, metrics, analytics, and other tools and techniques involved with measuring and analyzing the revenue cycle


•    Current certification as a professional biller/coder from the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) or other national recognized organization

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


Please apply online at the UCSF Brassring link for this position.


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