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Coding Specialist 2 (Remote)

Posted on January 5, 2024
SEIU 925
University of Washington
Full-time
5152
 - $ 
7374
 per month
Remote
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled
Req #: 229074
Department: FACULTY PRACTICE PLAN SERVICES (UWP)
Job Location: Remote/Hybrid
Posting Date: 12/01/2023
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $5152.00 – $7374.00
Other Compensation:
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift
Benefits: The University of Washington (UW) offers a wide range of benefits as part of your total compensation package.

  • Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs
  • Plan for your future with tax-deferred investing through the UW retirement options
  • Enjoy generous vacation and sick leave policies and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance.
  • Receive UPASS Benefits which give free public transportation in the Puget Sound region w/ participating transit companies

    For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Faculty Practice Plane Services (FPPS) has outstanding opportunities for a full-time (100% FTE, 40 hours/week), day shift, CODING SPECIALIST 2.

WORK SCHEDULE

  • 40 hours per week
  • Day Shift
  • This position is Remote

    PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify all billable services (regardless of location rendered) requiring professional fee billing, as determined jointly by UWP and the Clinical Department:
  • Review all applicable data sources (EPIC, ORCA, Mindscape,) or other, as applicable, for new admissions, transfers, discharges, expirations, ambulatory procedures, ambulatory visits or other possible sources of billable services.
  • Access and review all available electronic or other appropriate information to identify billable services requiring professional fee billing.
  • As necessary, request patient medical charts (for non-electronic providers).
  • Code all documented required professional services, ensuring all are coded using the appropriate CPT  & ICD-10 codes.  Ensures coded services, provider charges and medical record documentation meet appropriate guidelines or standards.
  • Reviews and resolves coding denials and coding claim edits in Epic daily as part of routine operations.
  • Consult with physicians, as appropriate, to verify services rendered and documented. Provide feedback to assist in provider understanding of coding and documentation issues and opportunities.
  • Assist physicians and/or their representatives with questions pertaining to professional fees.

    REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certified as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist – Physician Based (CCS-P), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC), Radiology Certified Coder (RCC) or Radiation Oncology Certified Coder (ROCC).
  • Two years coding experience

    or

  • Equivalent education/experience.
About the employer: University of Washington

The UW is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, our region and the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked No. 7 in the world on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually. We turn ideas into impact and transform lives and our world. For more about our impact, visit our news site, UW News.

About your union: SEIU 925

SEIU 925 unites 17,000 people in Washington who work in education from early learning through higher education, as well as members who work in local government and nonprofits. We work together to provide quality education for children and students, to ensure that education remains a state priority, and to strengthen our workforce. We provide quality public services to our communities across the state. The mission of SEIU 925 is to win political and economic power for working people to advance the well-being of our members, their families and all working people by developing leaders who are a voice for change in the workplace and solidarity in our communities.

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