Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an experienced Coding Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.
As a Medical Coding Specialist you will:
•Evaluate and update medical records and charge tickets to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the International Classification of Diseases Manual - Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), UB04, HCPCS, and the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology Manual (CPT).
•The Specialist will also provide technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and staff.
•Requires proficiency typically obtained with five or more years of health care coding experience.
•Must demonstrate a proficiency in hospital coding
•Must possess a thorough knowledge of ICD/DRG coding and CPT coding principles, and the recommended American Health Information Management Association coding competencies.
•Requires an in-depth knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, plus a thorough understanding of the content of the clinical record and an extensive knowledge of all coding conventions and reimbursement guidelines, across all services lines, LCD/NCDs and MAC/FIs.
•Must consistently demonstrate the ability to understand the Medicare Prospective Payment System, and the clinical coding data base and indices, and must be familiar with coding and abstracting software, as well as common office software and the electronic medical records software.
•Extensive critical and analytical thinking skills required.
•Ability to organize workload to meet deadlines and maintain confidentiality of all work information.
•Ability to research, interpret and develop recommendations.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, as well as effective human relations and leadership skills for building and maintaining a working relationship with all levels of staff, physicians, and other contacts.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality
•Requires Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) in an active status with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC); AND
•A minimum of seven years of experience in medical record coding, or the;
•Equivalent combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities.
Billing experience or knowledge a plus
•Experience in denials/ audits preferred
8 Hours M-F between 7AM - 7PM
On-site and remoteAt Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.
We do this by offering:
- Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
- Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
- 403(b) retirement plan
- Free Employee parking
- Benefits Eligible Positions:
- Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
- Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
- Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
- Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.
If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.
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Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location. Tobacco and Drug Statement
Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.
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Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.
Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.