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Job Title: Surgical Coder

Employer:Orthopaedic Specialty Group, PC
Type:Full-Time
Skills:Experienced Orthopaedic Surgery Coder. Familiar with CPT surgical guidelines,NCCI edits,and carrier guidelines.
Specialties:Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Shelton, CT
Date Posted:1/2/2020

Surgical Coder

 

General Description

 

Responsibilities include surgical coding for a large Orthopaedic practice.  Maintains and expands knowledge of coding and sequencing guidelines to ensure that all healthcare information is accurately assigned the appropriate CPT and ICD-10CM codes, according to coding and reimbursement guidelines. 


Responsibilities:

  • Manages Orthopaedic surgical coding, ensuring that all phases of the medical billing process are completed in a timely manner according to Company standards.
  • Stays current on all orthopaedic coding guidelines and maintains professional licensure and credentials as necessary.
  • Handles confidential information regarding patient records with knowledge of release of information policies.
  • Provides Coding education to providers on NCCI edits, and surgical coding guidelines.
  • Contacts physicians as needed to clarify documentation to ensure coding and billing accuracy.
  • Assist Surgical Coordinators on coding practices and conventions in order to provide detailed coding information. 
  • Participate in the development of coding policies and procedures as identified.
  • Work with Director, Revenue Cycle Management and OSG Compliance Committee by participating in quarterly meetings. Update Compliance policies & procedures as needed.
  • Coordinate, assist, and mentor the work of designated coding employees to ensure quality and quantity of work performed through regular audits.

 

Qualifications:

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). Orthopaedic coding experience a plus.
  • Computer skills:  Microsoft Outlook; General Use of Internet Explorer; Electronic Medical Records
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and surgical techniques a plus.

 

  • GE Centricity experience a plus
  • Communication skills are essential as this position interacts on a daily basis with all practice providers, and other essential staff members regarding coding related issues

 

OSG offers a pleasant professional work environment, competitive wages, and comprehensive benefits, including generous paid time off.

 

Orthopaedic Specialty Group, P.C., is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applying

Dorene R. Harold, CMPE, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, LSSGB

Director, Revenue Cycle Management

Orthopaedic Specialty Group, P.C.

305 Black Rock Turnpike

Fairfield, CT  06825

(203) 337-2600 x1126

dharold@osgpc.com


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