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Medical Information Coder- Pro Fee (ED)
Guidehouse/UAB Medical Center

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salary Range: Negotiable

Introduction

Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets.  We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey.  Join us at Guidehouse.

This is a full time position based at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, AL.

Job Description

The Medical Information Coder- Pro Fee (ED) codes medical documents and/or charge tickets as assigned. If requested by supervisor, provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and/or other department staff.  Maintains knowledge of AMA guidelines and billing compliance and performs all other duties as required.

*Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. 
*Must be detail oriented.
*Accepts responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one’s own work.
*Recognizes the rights and responsibilities of patient and employee confidentiality.
*Adaptable to change and improvement.
*Relates to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation.
*Shows exemplary attitude in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment and conduct.
*Exhibits flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment.
*Performs effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations.
*Demonstrates the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way.
*Performs processes specific to coding anesthesia charges.
*Assigns required CPT/ICD/ASA/ HCPCS codes and/or modifiers as needed per documentation.  
*Determines if accident date/type is applicable.
*Inspects each case for missing information and gives to appropriate party for follow up.
*Identifies “canceled cases”  and follows departmental guidelines.
*Checks AIS record for cosmetic documentation; adds additional AS400 screen and appropriately splits the time on all cosmetic cases.
*Investigates why “cosmetic case” was not set up initially.
*Provides notation on  the AS400 screen that this is a  “cosmetic case’.
*Researches all cases that could be “study related”.
*Resolves TES Work files.
*Reviews encounter to determine the appropriate action required.
*Examines documents in various programs (HealthQuest/IPV, etc.,) for missing information.
*Furnishes liaisons with facts to help clear edits.
*Edits the dollar amount on cosmetic cases based on department’s instructions.
*Maintains open channels of communication.
*Informs others as needed in a clear, concise manner; selects the proper mode of communication and includes appropriate parties.
*Verifies all written communication is grammatically correct and free of typographical errors.
*Notifies supervisor promptly when problems arise with equipment, programs, etc.

Required Qualifications

*High school diploma or equivalent.
*Previous coding experience. 
*Certified Professional Coder AAPC (CPC) or AHIMA (CCS-P).
*Good written and verbal communication skills. 
*Basic computer skills. 

Compensation/Benefits

About Guidehouse:

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. 

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. 

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. 

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. 

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

Instructions for Resume Submission

Apply online at: https://guidehouse.com/careers (Req # 2020-7410)

Contact Information:

Susan Goshen at: Susan.goshen@guidehouse.com or call (714) 361-6846.

Apply Online: https://careers.guidehouse.com/jobs 

Posted: October 23, 2020 at 6:43 PM
Post ID: 55498

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