UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/29/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/10/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely.
This position will remain open until filled.
Under general supervision, performs in depth complex daily CPT, HCPC, and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding of inpatient and outpatient charge documents received from physicians for surgical procedures such as: vascular surgery, skin grafts, interventional Radiology, etc. Accurately interpret handwritten notes/diagnoses and convert them into CPT/HCPC/ICD-9/ICD-10 codes.
Retrieve all pertinent charging information through HCRT an IDX systems for professional fee coding purposes. Batch and review all charges for data entry readiness. Prepare memos to physicians/staff regarding abstract feedback as needed. Performs other related functions as required.
Graduation from High School or GED; or equivalent experience.
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.
A Bachelor's Degree.
Radiology coding, surgical coding and E/M edit resolution experience.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Must be able to work overtime if required.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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