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Medical Coder Job in Tacoma, Washington

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Job Title: Medical Coder

Employer:Trauma Trust
Specialties:Trauma, Critical Care, General Surgery
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:315 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Tacoma 98405, WA, US
Date Posted:12/16/2019

Busy non-profit trauma center seeks Certified Professional Coder to be responsible for all aspects of professional coding for trauma, critical care and acute general surgery.

Position is full-time Monday through Friday, onsite at Tacoma General Hospital.

Qualified candidates should have at least 2-3 years coding experience, surgical professional coding preferred, trauma, critical care, general surgery a plus.

Major Responsibilities:

·         Ensures that professional services are captured and coded, ensuring compliance with federal regulations and insurance requirements.

·         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 integrity.

·         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.

Skills 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.


Qualified applicants may send resumes to Karen Abbott, Finance & Operations Manager at karenabbott@traumatrust.org

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