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Medical Coding Specialist Job in Portland, Maine

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Job Title: Medical Coding Specialist

Employer:Portland Gastroenterology Center
Specialties:Gastroenterology, surgery
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:161 Marginal Way Portland 04101, ME, US
Date Posted:11/5/2020

Billing/Coding Specialist

Experience with Gmed/Gpm from Moderning Medicine will have ability to work remotely immediately. 

We are seeking an energetic, efficient and organized candidate to join our growing team. In this position, you will be responsible for all aspects of billing for the services furnished by our providers. Ultimately, the billing specialist’s duties and responsibilities are to ensure prompt and accurate payments, and that billing practices are ethical and compliant with government and insurance regulations and guidelines when doing so. We are a private practice so you will enjoy a greater amount of autonomy and have the ability to work with other areas of the organization as part of your job. The successful candidate will have their CPC certification and a minimum of 5 years’ experience with coding and auditing.  



·         Audits and posts charges for our office clinic, surgery center and hospital encounters.

·         Assists other team members with coding necessary for prior authorizations and pre-encounter financial questions and projections.

·         Works with providers on coding assistance and education.

·         Participates in chart and coding audits.

·         Follows HIPAA guidelines in handling patient information.

·         Provides coverage for other team members as needed.

·         Completes projects as assigned to support process integration with other departments.


·         CPC certification and minimum 5 years’ experience with coding and auditing.

·         Professional, positive attitude and appearance.

·         Solid written and verbal communication, and math skills.

·         Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.

·         Excellent organizational skills.

·         Multitasking skills and detail oriented, with the ability to prioritize tasks.

·         Knowledgeable on insurance and reimbursement processes.

·         Familiarity with HIPAA privacy requirements. Maintains and protects confidential information.





Please email resume to Deborah.Thurston@portlandgastro.com. 

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