UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/12/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/24/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely.
Under direction of the PB Coding Manager, the Coder III performs complex review of evaluation and management E/M surgical services, coding CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10 for inpatient and outpatient reports, including surgery cases (all specialties). Reviews all pertinent charging information in EPIC charge review E/M surgical WQs. Reviews all charges for data entry. Contacts providers by various means to physicians/staff regarding abstract feedback as needed. Applies and implements new abstracting applications, i.e. Encoder Pro, EPIC, and 3M. Provides feedback as needed. Performs other related PRA3-level functions requiring the highest level of skill and complexity. Performs other related functions as required.
Graduation from High School or a GED; or equivalent experience.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
A minimum of three (3) years of comparable coding experience.
Strong skills in CPT, ICD-9/ICD-10, and HCPC coding applications.
Experience with coding in EPIC charge review E/M surgical WQs.
Medical Center and/or academic experience.
Flexible to work variable hours, locations, and overtime as required.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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