Texas Tech University Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec - Family Med in Lubbock, Texas

Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec - Family Med

Requisition ID 13535BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Family Med Dpt 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 providers.

Major/Essential Functions The Texas Tech Physicians Department of Family Medicine is committed to providing high quality medical care for individuals of all ages. We are dedicated to providing an excellent training environment for Family Medicine Physicians of today and the future. Our department is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment where the patient always comes first.

The Senior Coding and Reimbursement Services Specialist will contribute to our mission by:

  • Performing coding and charge entry for service provided in the Family Medicine clinic

  • Performing coding and charge entry for service provided by Family Medicine physicians in the inpatient setting.

  • Monitoring federal and state regulations regarding professional service descriptions, coding, fee billing, reimbursement and service substantiation.

It is critical for the Senior Coding and Reimbursement Specialist to demonstrate excellent communication skills, training ability, effective problem solving, and professionalism. The Senior Coding and Reimbursement Specialist must be able to keep calm under pressure and be comfortable working with providers and nurses.

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).

Preferred Qualifications Experience with 3M Computer Assisted Coding product. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 16.89

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.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Clerical/Secretarial

Removal Date 03/26/2019