Job Description

Extended Job Title
Certified Coder

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

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 providers.

Requisition ID
14738BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Reviews all provider documentation to accurately code orthopedic surgical procedures, emergency room visits and office visits
  • Assists with charge entry and payment posting
  • Professionally communicates documentation issues with providers and supervisor
  • Stay updated with changes to payer requirements
  • Attends continuing education webinars and conferences


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
16.89

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience coding ICD-10


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Ortho Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Hiring at a competitive rate

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, 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 three (3) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding. 

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

Application Instructions

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