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Senior Professional Coding Associate

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Please note that this position may require an assessment after completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 - 30 minutes to complete this.

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Shift Details:

M-F - 8 hr/shifts.

Flexible start times

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska

Review documentation for professional charges involving ancillary, E/M, and/or bedside/clinical procedures as well as surgery and/or anesthesia. Review accuracy of diagnosis and procedure codes within charge review, edit, error and/or follow up on work queues and folders within computer aided coding software. Correct diagnosis and procedure codes when necessary to ensure accurate clinical information and reimbursement for the organization. Utilize encoder, and/or computer aided coding software to analyze coding and coding edits to facilitate complete and compliant coding. Complete work queues in electronic health record and/or computer aided system to resolve CCI, OCE, LCD and NCD edits proactively to facilitate effective, efficient Revenue Cycle processes. Communicate with ambulatory areas of the organization to include providers, clinic mangers, and administrators to facilitate provider education and revenue integrity.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Complete accredited course work for coding certificate with current credentialing as Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Coder-Apprentice (CPC-A), or Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC) or completion of an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) accredited Health Information Management (HIM) program with current credentialing as an Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) OR Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) required.
  • Minimum of two years post-secondary education with coursework in business, medical assistant program or nursing assistant program OR equivalent combination of education/experience in coding (one year of education equals one year of experience) required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coding in an acute care facility preferred.
  • Experience coding in Anesthesia
  • Completion of an AHIMA accredited HIM Program with current credentialing as an RHIT, CPC or CCS preferred.
  • Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations pertaining to healthcare coding preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted September 21, 2022
Date Closes October 6, 2022
Requisition REQ-15246
Address East Campus Corp Pavilion
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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