Clinic Coder in McMinnville, OR at Willamette Valley Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Responsible for complete and accurate coding and abstracting data for all clinic patients. Knowledgeable in all coding principles of ICD-9-CM and CPT. Follows all Clinic, State, and Federal guidelines for appropriate assignment of codes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to meet minimum clinic/hospital hiring standards.
  • Maintain current licensure \u0026ndash; Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Two (2) plus years coding experience preferred.
  • Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology courses required.
  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT, DRGs and Casemix.
  • Knowledge of computerized encoder systems helpful.
  • Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and general health billing experience required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for coding clinic visits, hospital visits, surgeries and procedures utilizing appropriate documentation
  • Demographics and charge entry
  • Enters professional charges into billing system and drops to billed status. Resolves claims in Hold Status.
  • Responsible for providing educational opportunities to staff and physicians, for conducting periodic audits of physician coding and for presenting the findings.
  • Ability to identify and communicate problem or questionable cases for appropriate follow up.
  • Stays current with all state and federal requirements and maintains educational requirements and licensure.
  • Completes any other tasks assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making
  • Ability to work varied shifts

WVMC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special need or seek accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact us at (503) 472-6131.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)