|Specialties:||Trauma, Critical Care, General Surgery
|Required Experience:||1 to 2 years
|Preferred Experience:||3 to 4 years
|Location:||315 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Tacoma 98405, WA, US
trauma center seeks Certified Professional Coder to be responsible for all aspects
of professional coding for trauma, critical care and acute general surgery.
full-time Monday through Friday, onsite at Tacoma General Hospital.
candidates should have at least 2-3 years coding experience, surgical
professional coding preferred, trauma, critical care, general surgery a plus.
Ensures that professional services are captured
and coded, ensuring compliance with federal regulations and insurance
Evaluates and interprets medical records and reports
in order to accurately code diagnosis and procedures.
Correctly enters coding information into Epic electronic
medical record system.
Assists with the development of processes and procedures
structured to ethically optimize reimbursement, limit liability and enhance data
Keeps up to date on billing/coding guidelines. Maintains
CPC certification and necessary CEUs.
Acts as a resource for coding issues and
conducts provider education as needed.
and Experience: At least 2-3 years
recent coding experience, experience coding surgical cases preferred. Thorough
knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-10-CM and CPT4 coding necessary. Highly
organized, self-motivated, detailed-oriented and energetic team player. Ability
to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Strong computers skills included MS Office, Internet,
e-mail, Epic experience a plus.