Job Description

Extended Job Title
Ld Coding & Reimburs Spec

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512401 - Psychiatry Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources; ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare provider services. Develops formalized training programs for physician and staff in regards to coding and reimbursement. Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises employees within the department as assigned by Administrator. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with departmental policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Requisition ID
18516BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Supervise student assistant and/or other coding staff.
Code inpatient, outpatient, and ambulatory visits.
Prepare reports for the administrator and the chair.
Provide education to learners on billing and coding. 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
19.7

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Prior experience coding E&M visits. 

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Psychiatry Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
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
Clerical/Secretarial

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
Education: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: A minimum of four (4) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding. A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a supervisory or leadership role. Certification: Current certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in the following areas: Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P), Certified Coding Specialists (CCS), Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Associate OR Current certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) in of the following areas: Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPH-H).

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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