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#112979 PB Coding Manger, Pathology/Ophthalmology - Remote

Initial Review Date: Fri 12/17/2021

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

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/17/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely.


The PB Coding Manger (Pathology/Ophthalmology) is responsible for ensuring the timely, accurate and compliant coding and charge capture for their assigned group of specialties. The Coding Manager ensures their assigned team(s) complete the assignment of CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 coding of services rendered by physicians and allied health professionals for inpatient, outpatient and office-based services. The Coding Manager is responsible for monitoring and adjusting workflows on a daily basis to ensure services are captured and billed within the established charge lag set forth by the Physician Group.

The PB Coding Manger (Pathology/Ophthalmology) has responsibility for monitoring the quality and accuracy of services being coded by their team(s). In collaboration with the Second Level Review (SLR) Team, the Coding Manager will be involved in the regular quality reviews of their team members and will be responsible for providing any necessary education or training identified as appropriate to ensure the ongoing accuracy of charges submitted and to be compliant with all applicable federal, state and payer coding guidelines.


  • Nine (9) years of related coding experience, education and/or training; OR a Bachelor’s Degree in related area plus five (5) years of coding experience.

  • Professional fee coding certification, such as CPC or CCS-P.

  • Experience and proven success in supervisory and organizational skills.

  • Strong ability to effectively manage priorities in a fast-paced environment.


  • Will consider RHIT or RHIA with CCS certification.

  • Must have experience leading remote teams.

  • Must have at least five (5) years of management experience.

  • Healthcare environment experience.

  • Epic user experience.

  • Experience coding pathology and ophthalmology.


  • Must be willing to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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