Vascular Surgery Coder - Remote - 118421
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#118421 Vascular Surgery Coder - RemoteInitial Review Date: Thu 9/8/2022
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UC San Diego Health's Revenue Cycle department supports the organization's mission to deliver outstanding patient care and to create a healthier world - one life at a time. We are a diverse, patient-focused, high-performing team with a commitment to quality, collaboration, and continuous improvement that enables us to deliver the maximum standard of care to our patients. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment and we embrace individuals who demonstrate a deep passion for problem-solving and customer service.
Under general supervision performs in depth complex daily CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10 review of inpatient, outpatient, and surgical codes and charges to resolve coding errors and claim edits. Accurately interpret operative notes and diagnoses and convert them into CPT/HCPCS/ICD-10 codes. Queries surgeons directly for documentation clarification and improvement.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
Must have three (3) years of comparable coding experience.
Strong skills in CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10 and HCPC coding applications.
Vascular Surgery, CT or Cardiology surgeries Coding experience.
Must be able 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).
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