Oregon Urology Institute has a full time Certified Coder position available.
This is a full time 40 hour per week benefited position
The Certified Coder evaluates medical records and charge tickets to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with the Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) and CPT manual coding. Provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and staff, reviewing and correcting denied claims and performs related duties as required.
Typical Physical Demands:
Requires sitting for prolonged periods of time and some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary for the operation of basic office equipment such as a computer, calculate, copier and telephone. May be required to lift up to 25 lbs. Requires the ability to work quickly and accurately under stress.
Typical Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment. Involves contact with physicians, patients and internal staff.
Example of Duties:
(This may not include all of the duties assigned).
Experience and Skills:
Performance Requirements: Knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT coding guidelines; medical terminology, English grammar and usage. Ability to research and analyze data and resolve issues: read and interpret medical procedures and apply policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Develop training materials, make group presentations, train staff and exercise independent judgement. Confidentiality, knowledge of OUI financial policies, medical office experience. Skills in operating a computer, photocopy machine and 10 key and knowledge of reimbursement practices preferred.
Education: Equivalent of a high school diploma.
Experience: Certified Coder in a medical office. Centricity Practice Management experience preferred.
Active CPC is required
Completed COVID vaccination is required.