Job Description

Extended Job Title
Coordinator - Billing and Coding - ENT

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
514101 - Otolaryngology Lbk

Position Description
Performs supervisory and coordinative work in the operation of a specific program or departmental project. Responsibilities involve the coordination and supervision of the various functions and aspects of a specific program as well as the monitoring of program staff and operational procedures. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on results obtained. May supervise program staff, volunteers and student assistants.
 

Requisition ID
16197BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Knowledge of the CPT, ICD-CM, and HCPCS nomenclature, coding rules and guidelines.
  • Advanced understanding of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medical records processing and federal and state reimbursement regulations. 
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports, and business correspondence.
  • Capacity to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures as well as calculate figures, discounts, and percentages.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present information.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, self-starter, and ability to function with minimal or no supervision.
  • Intermediate or advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Dependable in both production and attendance.
  • Excellent oral and written communication with minimal errors.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • Coding assistance experience in a multi-physician practice with an emphasis on billing and denials.
  • Knowledge of coding software application preferred.
  • Coding certification and/or training a plus.


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Otolaryngology Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative

Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
High school graduation plus five (5) years progressively responsible related experience; additional related education may exchange for required experience on a year for year basis. Experience excludes volunteer work.
 

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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