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Medical Coder, Tukwilla, WA


Organization: CellNetix
Category: Professional
Location: Tukwilla, WA
Date Job Posted: November 23, 2020
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Medical Coder

Job Details

Level Experienced
Job Location Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Position Type Full Time
Education Level High School Diploma/GED
Salary Range $19.78 - $30.64 Hourly
Travel Percentage Undisclosed
Job Shift Day
Job Category Undisclosed

Description

Position Summary

The Medical Coder is responsible for understanding, reviewing, and auditing pathology technical and professional codes used for reimbursement and diagnostic purposes. This position will provide educational support for staff and pathologists. The Medical Coder will have experience in Healthcare Compliance, thorough knowledge of medical terminology, and understanding of medical insurers' coding and billing policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform daily, weekly and other periodic coding reviews/audits to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Identify areas of focus where additional coding education
  • Interact with outsourced billing company to assist in obtaining missing information
  • Provide coding services by coding charges for diagnosis and procedure coding and charge entry.
  • Addressing issues that arise
  • Continually reviewing policies and procedures for process improvement
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to perform multi-tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong computer skills in MS office and Windows applications
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and to maintain strict confidentiality

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • At least 2 years of coding experience required
  • Coding certification required
  • Auditing experience required
  • Pathology related experience preferred

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