Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at Center for Advanced Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position coordinates claims processing for the department, supervising coding/claims process and vendor contacts.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops/implements a plan for information intake and claims processing from submission to payment.
Coordinates with staff to determine special project needs, budget information; submits documentation and implements process modifications.
Monitors schedules and processes to provide effective follow-up, system maintenance, and claims completion.
Reviews process maps and claims history and organizes and oversees training courses relative to process developments.
Serves as a liaison between department and associations, vendors, public relations offices, etc. regarding coding/claims and special project processes.
Provides testing processes, test results review, and secretarial support for routine and special projects.
Establishes mailing lists, filing, and contact source lists.
Provides backup for front desk, answering telephones, mailing out results, and other duties.
Experience equivalent of an associate degree or two to three years of related experience in areas such as medical coding, claims processing, billing/collection practices and accounting.
Must have one of the following coding credentials: AHIMA (CCS or CCS-P); AAPC (CPC, CPC-H, or one of the AAPC specialty-specific coding credentials (the specialty-specific credential is only valid for that employee’s department)).
RHIT or RHIA (or eligible) certification in health information management may be recognized in lieu of a coding credential.
Developed office skills, including use of a variety of data systems, general office equipment, effective telephone, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Working ability to use a variety of coding and claims systems.
The hiring range for this position is $48,131 - $60,174 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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