UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/12/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/21/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Candidate hired into this position will be able to work remotely.
This position will remain open until filled.
Under direction of the Anesthesia Practice Coding Manager, the Pain & Critical Care Coder performs complex ASA (Anesthesia Coding), CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10 coding of Anesthesia and Pain Management for inpatient and outpatient reports, including surgery cases (all specialties) and E/M visits. Accurately interprets handwritten notes when necessary. Retrieves all pertinent charging information through various IT systems including EPIC.
Batch and review 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 Optime. Provides feedback as needed. Performs other related PRA3-level functions requiring the highest level of skill and complexity. Other related duties as assigned.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC).
Minimum three (3) years of comparable coding experience.
Experience must include acute, chronic, and regional pain coding for the professional as well as critical care coding for the professional.
Strong skills in CPT, ICD-10, and HCPC coding applications.
Demonstrated experience abstracting data from various reports.
Academic Medical Center experience.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Ability to go up and down stairs as well as walk long distances.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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