Job Description

Payroll Title:
Temporary Employment Services
Hiring Pay Scale
$33.62 - $36.36 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri, Weekends possible

#TP130064 Anatomical Pathology Coder 3 - Remote

Filing Deadline: Fri 6/21/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


  • Duration: This assignment will be approximately 3 months.
  • Compensation: $33.62 - $36.36/hour. Eligible for paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. Full-medical insurance also available.
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 hour shift
  • Location: Remote


TES is searching for applicants specializing in Anatomical Pathology coding. Under general supervision, the incumbent will perform in depth complex daily CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10 coding of inpatient and outpatient charge documents received from physicians for surgical procedures. Queries and provides feedback to providers and other clinical department personnel. Accurately interpret written notes/diagnoses and convert them to CPT/HCPCS/ICD-10 codes. Performs other related functions as required.


  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).

  • Must have three (3) years of comparable coding experience (Anatomical Pathology coding experience).

  • Strong skills in CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10 and HCPC coding applications.


  • A Bachelor's Degree.

  • EPIC experience.

  • 3M experience.


A background check is required.

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $70,199 - $87,258 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $33.62 - $41.79

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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