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Medical Coding Specialist, Office-Based – Pediatric Urology Job in Miami and Sunrise, Florida

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Job Title: Medical Coding Specialist, Office-Based – Pediatric Urology

Employer:MEDNAX Services, Inc
Type:Full-Time
Skills:Coding,Billing
Specialties:Pediatric Urology
Required Certifications:CPC or CCS-P
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Preferred Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:Miami and Sunrise, FL
Date Posted:1/3/2020

MEDNAX has grown from a single medical practice to a trusted health solutions partner with more than 10,000 employees and a presence in 50 states. Through our family of companies, we provide:

- physician services spanning the continuum of patient care

- revenue cycle management solutions

- performance improvement consulting

 

 We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of health care.

Under the direct supervision of the Medical Coding Supervisor, the Coding Specialist is responsible for coordinating and participating in the coding process of pediatric surgery and Evaluation and Management services from a variety of complex records and coding edits to include diagnosis, treatment of illness and procedures performed while ensuring accuracy of work and adherence to established coding procedures of ICD-CM (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT-4 (Current Procedural Terminology).

 Applications utilized are: Excel, Word, Outlook, Cerner, and NextGen.

 Responsibilities

-  Review all pertinent medical records for diagnosis and procedures performed and documented while maintaining strict adherence to correct coding and MEDNAX Compliance program guidelines.

- Timely and appropriate coding of Pediatric surgery and office services as required to meet production needs.

- Communicate with physicians and other practice staff regarding coding and billing questions (in-person, phone, and e-mail)

- Review documentation requirements and coding guidelines with physicians, advanced practice nurses and other staff as necessary.

- Communicate to Coding management any Claims Manager updates as needed.

- Review claim denials from Patient Accounts through the EEC process.

- Research, review, and provide clarification of third party payer queries

- Participate in audit, education and coding team meetings to discuss solutions to coding guidance

- Meet or exceed required departmental productivity standards on a consistent basis.

- Maintain strict confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations and Company policy.

- Present a positive, professional appearance and convey a professional demeanor in the performance of assigned duties.

- Perform other job-related duties within the job scope as requested by Management of Coding.

- Embody the principles of the corporate Mission Statement and Philosophy at all times.

- Comply with departmental and company-wide policies and procedures.

Qualifications

- Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P) designation required with current active status.

- Clinical background or minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred in addition to certification. 

- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and communicate them to physicians, coders, and other staff in a way that facilitates understanding.

This position is to work 50% of the time in South Miami/Coral Gables, and 50% in Sunrise, FL office locations.

Applying

MEDNAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

TO APPLY: Please apply directly by clicking on the link below to our career site:

https://non-clinical-mednax.icims.com/jobs/22803/coding-specialist/job

 Or go to

 www.MEDNAX.com/careers/

 Req#2019-22803


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