Health Information Coder II - Medical Group (Hybrid)

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 22, 2022
Full Time Healthcare IT

Job Description

Responsibilities

Take on a significant role within a world-class health organization. Elevate the operational effectiveness of a complex health system. Take your professional expertise to the next level. You can do all this and more at UCLA Health.

As a Health Information Coder for our Medical Group, you will handle a variety of vital responsibilities, including:

·         Reviewing physicians’ notes to determine if documentation requirements are met

·         Extrapolating and Applying surgical codes as applicable across anatomical subsections for general coding in work queues.

·         Analyzing medical documentation to assess accuracy

·         Entering charges in EPIC

·         Identifying and reporting any potential compliance risks

Qualifications

We’re seeking a self-directed, detail-oriented professional with:


·       Current CPC certification, must have been certified a minimum of 2 years

·       Additional specialty certification a plus

·       Minimum of 2 years of pro fee coding experience is required 

·       3 or more years surgical and/or evaluation and management experience preferred

·       Experience as Medical Record Abstractor

·       Detailed knowledge of Medical Terminology and its application

·       Detailed knowledge and understanding of ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems 

·       Working experience with 2021 E&M guidelines preferred

·       Knowledge of CMS and local carrier regulations and guidelines for teaching hospital preferred

·       Computer proficiency with MS Office

·       Superior ability to research coding guidelines and payor policies a must

·       Previous Epic or Cerner experience preferred


Note: Skills may be subject to assessment

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment Type

FULL TIME