Grand River Health – Rifle, CO
Grand River Health, in Rifle, Colorado is located on the picturesque Western Slope. We are a growing and thriving hospital in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Our employees enjoy a world class culture where individuals are valued and empowered.
Currently, the need has arisen for a full time Coder.
What’s in it for you?
- Best in class benefits package
- Competitive, experience based pay
- Working as a valued member of a dynamic team
- World class outdoor environment
- Working in a welcoming, family oriented community
We are seeking a talented and experienced professional with a track record of success in a similar position.
To review a full job description and apply online, visit www.grandriverhealth.org/jobs
POSITION TITLE: Coder
DEPARTMENT: Grand River Clinics
REPORTS TO: Director, Grand River Primary Care & Specialty Clinic
JOB PURPOSE: To improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.
BASIC FUNCTION: Obtain appropriate reimbursement levels for professional services by reviewing and coding clinical diagnoses and procedures for physician visits and other services. Analyze denial and rejection reports and appeals whenever appropriate. Provide information and direction relevant to coding, to the physicians. Submit charges in a timely manner. Assign appropriate evaluation/management levels for professional services. Review patient medical records to assign codes for diagnoses, treatments, surgical procedures, and nonsurgical procedures for professional services. Maintains a working knowledge of CPT-4 and ICD-9-CM (ICD-10 knowledge a plus) coding principles, governmental regulations, protocols and third party requirements pertaining to billing and documentation. Ensures all services documented in the patient’s chart are coded with appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes. When services are not documented appropriately, seeks to attain proper documentation in a timely manner.
Conducts a review of records to ensure compliance with coding and documentation guidelines and governmental requirements. Provides written reports to supervisor or manager with audit results. Conducts one-on-one or small group education to physicians regarding the results of their periodic reviews while maintaining and exceptionally high level of professionalism. Provides accurate answers to physician’s coding and billing questions on a timely basis. Ensures maximum efficiency and reimbursement for properly documented services. Reviews, modifies, and recommends changes to policies and procedures to improve professional fee coding and data management. Maintain effective rapport with patients, providers, other staff members, and community. Assists management in special projects as needed. Maintaining of strict confidentiality of all patient-related information. Performs a variety of tasks and other duties as assigned.
Minimum 2+ years of experience; prefer multi-specialty experience. Experience with Rural Health Clinic coding and Specialty Provider coding preferred. Must possess a thorough working knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding systems; prefer ICD-10-CM coding training and knowledge. Experience with EHR and general comprehensive computer knowledge.
Rural Health Clinic and Specialty Provider coding experience highly preferred.
Education: Credentials required – CPC or CCS-P.
Grand River Health proudly offers experience based pay and a best in class benefits package to our employees.
For more information regarding compensation or benefits, please visit www.grandriverhealth.org/benefits
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