Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$60,000 - $92,000 / Year
Hybrid Remote
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Work Schedule:
Days, 6 Hour Shifts, Monday - Friday

#121082 Clinical Revenue Analyst - Hybrid/Remote

Extended Deadline: Tue 4/18/2023

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.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/19/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/31/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at La Jolla and remote.


The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine is a diverse patient, research, education, and academia focused, high-performing Department with a commitment to quality, collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement. Orthopaedic Surgery provides treatment for disorders of the musculoskeletal system, offering comprehensive and innovative services. The Department offers a full spectrum of musculoskeletal clinical care, specializing in foot and ankle, hand and microvascular surgery, joint reconstruction, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spine, sports medicine, orthopaedic oncology, and trauma. Research expertise includes advancements in muscle metabolism and physiology, neuromuscular bioengineering, intervertebral disc, and musculoskeletal physiology and epidemiology. The Department supports an ACGME accredited residency program and fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery, as well as fellowship programs in joint reconstruction, spine, and trauma.

Under the direction of the Vice Chair for Administration, the Clinical Revenue Analyst will work independently and serve as an expert on professional fee coding and revenue management, funds flow management, provider education and documentation, and efficiency enhancement for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Incumbent reviews abstracted provider education to audit ICD-10 and CPT codes for E&M, injections, surgeries, and other services provided by the Department.

The coder is responsible to accurately interpret notes/diagnoses and to convert them into CPT/HCPC/ICD10 codes as appropriate in order to fully capture all billable services. Position to keep up to date and current CPT, and individual insurance company guidelines, as well as orthopedic coding guidelines, and examines claims for accuracy and compliance per all billing and coding guidelines.

Clinical Revenue Analyst to educate and train providers and clinical staff on guidelines and clinical documentation requirements, annually or as needed. Serves as a liaison on behalf of the Department with the Physician Group and Health System to mitigate queries and resolve billing issues and/or delays. Assesses bill areas and funds flow for accuracy. Facilities charge capture, monthly and/or quarterly case review with providers, and provides feedback and guidance to providers and ensures compliance to governmental, UC, compliance, and payor guidelines.

Position to oversee billing credentialing, clinical productivity reporting, and professional billing and revenue reports. Clinical Revenue Analyst manages related operations and projects, acting as a trusted advisor and partner to provider organizations to support clinical excellence and optimal revenue cycle and funds flow performance. Ensures all charges are captured by utilizing reports or processes on a daily basis and following up accordingly. Performs coding quality reviews and productivity reporting on a monthly basis. Recommend, specify, develop, and supervise the implementation of policy changes that affect department Professional Fee income. Completes other duties as assigned.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).

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

  • Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, and / or human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees. Experience in a provider educator role and the completion of billing packets and associated training.

  • Knowledge of a variety of administrative operational activities such as event planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines.

  • Effective interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills. To include decision making and problem solving skills for a complex surgical department and for customers at all levels including physicians and staff.

  • Strong skills in short-term planning, analysis, problem-solving, and customer service. With the ability to track trends and make recommendations based on those results.

  • Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, accounting and fund management, and / or personnel management.

  • Solid knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. With proven experience and working know of epic, billing software and spreadsheet programs such as excel.

  • Proficient knowledge of claims requirements for all insurance carriers. This is to include billing, documentation and follow-up criteria inclusive of appeals process.

  • Experience creating budgets and tracking productivity and other clinical billing metrics with the ability to analyze results and recommend solution.

  • Certified Professional Coder with excellent knowledge in CPT, ICD-10 and HCPC coding applications.

  • Experience in reviewing physician documentation to assign the correct diagnosis and procedural codes for all encounters


  • Masters degree in related field with and/or five (5) years relevant experience.
  • Certified Orthopaedic Surgery Coder.
  • Certified Orthopaedic Surgery Coder (COSC).


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must be willing and able to travel.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $59,700 - $124,300 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $28.59 - $59.53

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).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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