CODER I

4 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-6187
# of Openings
1
Department
CODING
Baptist Business Operations Center
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Professional
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule
Day Shift
Schedule Details
M-F Days

Overview

 

Responsible for assigning appropriate CPT and ICD-9 codes for the professional charges that include procedural and surgical.

 

The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree required; Associates degree or certification in medical billing preferred
  • Two years coding experience in a physician clinic or billing company preferred
  • CPC certification or any other Billing and coding certification  is required
  • Be able to make recommendations and handle complaints and requests in a professional and calm manner; Good communication skills and possess appropriate ability or skill set to take up roles and responsibilities on a pro-active basis; Confident with organizational ability; Knowledge of billing guidelines including governmental payers such as Medicare and Medicaid in addition to major insurance carriers; Knowledge of current CPT and ICD-9 coding guidelines as they apply to the specialty; Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Skill in using medical billing computer systems; Skill in mathematical computation, keyboarding and organizing files; Ability to demonstrate a high level of problem solving skills.
  • Ability to professionally communicate with insurance carriers, governmental payers and patients to facilitate the adjudication of the outstanding accounts.; Ability to work effectively with co-workers, management and physicians.

 

 

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