Hospital Billing Outpatient Coder



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
Yes
Department
Finance
Position description
Demonstrates expert job knowledge and applies current coding and billing regulations, policies, processes and procedures with effective decision-making and problem solving skills. Abstracts data in compliance with national, regional, and local policies, and interprets and reviews medical record documentation to assign accurate ICD-10 diagnosis codes for hospital based outpatient cases as well as ICD-10 diagnosis codes for clinic services associated with the hospital based outpatient visit. Clarifies physician documentation as appropriate. Understands and applies medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, surgical technology, pharmacology, and disease processes. Demonstrates knowledge of sequencing diagnoses and procedure codes outlined in the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, CMS guidelines and other resources as applicable. Meets established coding and abstracting quality and productivity standards. May provide training and/or quality support as directed. Is flexible and willing to adapt to changes in the work environment. Maintains effective and professional communication skills. Demonstrates excellent customer service. Contributes to a positive departmental image by exhibiting professionalism, teamwork and mutual respect. Practices continuous improvement. Is proficient in navigating the electronic medical record and all supporting information management and billing systems.
Qualifications
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in a healthcare related program with a minimum of one of the following credentials: RHIT or RHIA or CCS; or Bachelor's Degree in any field with a CCS and 2 years of outpatient coding experience.
Additional qualifications
Requires a basic understanding of ICD-10 diagnosis coding, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and disease processes. Basic understanding of ICD-10 procedure coding preferred. Possesses PC skills, both keyboarding and applications. Knowledge of and experience with the electronic medical record and billing systems preferred.
License or certification
RHIT or RHIA or CCS credential.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.53 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Administration, Business, Finance
Career profile
Coders
Job posting number
140934BR
Recruiter
Arminda Yutuc
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.