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Job Title: Professional Fee Coder

Employer:UCSF Health
Type:FULL TIME
Required Certifications:AAPC or AHIMA
Preferred Certifications:CPMA
Location: San Francisco 94133, CA, US
Date Posted:11/2/2021
Job Summary

Coding Educator is responsible for providing education and training for physicians, staff, and other providers on professional fee coding and clinical documentation standards. The Educator will conduct coding quality reviews, analyze findings, and provide follow-up education to coding staff and providers. Educator will outline and annotate applicable laws and coding compliance mandates applicable to the coding being reviewed and provide written and verbal teaching, training, or policies to affected parties. The Analyst Supervisor is required to work in conjunction with the other Coding & Education Analysts to ensure consistency of applied audit standards, quality of documentation across the faculty, and adherence to State and Federal Guidelines. Coder Educator must be facile and knowledgeable of all applicable billing and coding regulations and be able to effectively communicate these regulations to all levels of faculty, management and staff.

Required Qualifications
  • Must be a Certified Professional Coder in good standing with AAPC or AHIMA, and must maintain yearly credits to ensure certification
  • Seven (7) or more years of demonstrated coding experience; with training experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be able to pass all classes related to the UCSF Medical Center’s computer systems as well as related UCSF coding and billing applications. May include off-site billing systems from partner hospitals
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, CPT, ICD-10 coding conventions, and clinical documentation requirements
  • Prior experience in healthcare-related setting
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Commercial carrier’s coding and billing standards
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior working knowledge of the EPIC (Apex) system
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Secondary certification in professional coding subspecialty or Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) certification
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in health care or physician practice operations
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations
License/Certification
Certified Professional Coder in good standing with AAPC or AHIMA

About UCSF

At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

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