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Professional Coder II Remote Job in Jackson, Mississippi

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Job Title: Professional Coder II Remote

Employer:The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location:2500 North State St. Jackson 39216, MS, US
Date Posted:12/16/2020

Professional Coder II Remote

The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson, Mississippi is seeking candidates for a Professional Coder II Remote to support its missions of academics, healthcare, and research. Please see the position description and requirements below.

Position Summary:

The Professional Coder will collaborate as an intermediate level coder in the review of medical documentation provided by physicians and other health providers in order to obtain detailed information regarding disease, injuries, surgical operations, and other procedures and translate into alpha-numeric codes. The professional coder will also assign and sequence diagnostic and procedural codes as directed and in accordance with universally recognized coding systems.


Applicants must have a High school diploma or GED required. 3+ year medical coding experience required. Experience in procedural & surgery coding preferred.

One of the following certifications is required:                     

·         Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT)

·         Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

·         Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

·         Certified Coding Specialist- Physician-based (CCS-P)

·         Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

·         Any Physician Specialty certification from AAPC Radiology Coding Certification (RCC)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Knowledge of electronic coding systems required. 

·         Knowledge of electronic health record. 

·         Knowledge of coding procedures and systems. 

·         Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. 

·         Competent knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Outlook). 

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

·         Ability to research coding questions and utilize UMMC’s internal educational resources. 

·         Independent, focused and able to work remotely and follow written instructions. 

·         Ability to use coding guidelines to assign correct codes with minimal supervision. 

·         Equipped to work remotely to include hardware with high-speed internet via cable and Windows 10 or most up-to-date version.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. 



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