Coding Specialist SR

Coding Specialist SR

US Oncology, Inc. | Phoenix, AZ, 85002, US
Salary Range:$56,000 – $82,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

Overview

Facing cancer takes great strength and courage. It also takes an exceptional team of Coding Specialists working behind the scene on all medical record coding activities to help provide the best experience for patients in our clinics.

If you are a detail-oriented individual who enjoys providing top quality service and maintaining accurate records, we want you to join our team.

About Us:

Our mission is to increase access to and advance the delivery of high-quality cancer care in America. As part of US Oncology, one of the nation's largest healthcare services networks dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment and research, we can quickly bring the latest advances in cancer care to our patients. Most importantly, we understand the special needs of cancer patients, and are devoted to caring for the whole person, not just the disease. Our physicians and staff treat patients in over 21 locations throughout the state including Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, and Tucson.

Benefits:

We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Critical Care Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Spending Account, Legal Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medical Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance.

To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care.

Responsibilities

In your job, you will have the ability to make a difference in a patient's journey by:

* Analyze, audit, and record all diagnostic procedures and assign appropriate procedure codes.
* Code with an accuracy of 97% based on QA internal reviews.
* Identify principal and secondary diagnosis with minimal error.
* Implement and update coding procedures and guidelines, partnering with MA's and other staff in the coordination of medical information and documentation in patient records.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Minimum One (1) year of coding medical experience required, three (3) years preferred.
* Completion of a Medical Record Technology course required.

What You Bring to the Team:

* Applicable certification preferred.
* Knowledge of medical records coding procedures desirable.
* Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT-4 coding systems highly desirable.
* Any relevant experience which demonstrates the minimum knowledge and skills may be substituted for education.

The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Masks may be required in all Arizona Oncology facilities regardless of vaccination status. Candidates who accept employment including current employees who are applying for internal positions, are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to their start date. Religious and medical exemptions are available to those who meet the criteria.