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Medical Coder (Remote) - 1.0 Fte - $1000 Sign-On Bonus
University of Minnesota Physicians
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 9/13/2021
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Join us on a mission to advance medicine.
The Medical Coder is responsible for the accurate and timely coding of intermediate to complex diagnostic, E& M, procedural and surgery services in accordance with current billing, coding regulations and policies. Ensures accurate diagnoses, procedure codes and other specified data to ensure appropriate/optimal reimbursement for facility and/or professional charges utilizing information from medical records and following established methods and procedures. Communicates with Providers and Clinical Personnel regarding proper coding and education.
Medical Coder Overview
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Codes intermediate to complex diagnostic, evaluation and management, surgical and procedural services applying current billing and coding regulations and policies. May include inpatient coding.
Provides education to coding staff when needed.
Performs coding quality reviews on a monthly basis; shares findings with staff.
Ensures that all charges are captured by utilizing reports or processes on a daily basis and following up accordingly.
Communicates with Providers, Billing Operation Managers and clinic staff regarding documentation, coding issues or to provide on-going education.
2. Assists in research and resolves problematic issues in a timely manner and provide on-going feedback to management and/or providers
Complete daily EPIC work files and task lists, as assigned
3. Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level of population served. (as applicable)
Communicates in a respectful manner.
Ensures a safe, secure environment.
Partners with patient/care-giver/management in care/decision making.
Individualizes care/service plan to meet patient/customer needs.
Modifies interventions/service based on population served.
Provides patient/employee education based on assessment of learning needs of learner.
4. Performs other duties including Performance Goals developed by manager and employee and reported in the employee's Performance Review as part of UMPhysicians' Performance Management tools
Maintains core/universal competencies and completes any new required learnings.
Demonstrates all critical competencies and new required learnings.
5. Perform special projects, as requested. Performs other duties, as assigned
HS grad or equivalent with medical terminology and some coding knowledge and training.
Graduate of an accredited coding program and/or two years of medical billing experience.
CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-A, CCA, RHIT, and/or RHIA Certification achieved within 12 months.
Able to interpret and understand medical content, including knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 CM coding.
Ability to use computer and medical billing systems.
Ability to identify and resolve problems.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Highly detailed and organized; demonstrated time management skills and ability to multi-task.
Flexible; able to take direction.
Location: At this time, this position will be working remote. (MN residents only)
Hours: 1. 0 FTE
Sign-On Bonus - $1000 (Bonus may be available to qualified applicants)
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement. #06022021
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