CPC Assistant Full-Time
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Responsible for assisting Coding Department and CBO in working charges on hold and denials to ensure optimum reimbursement based on accurate coding and meet all government-mandated procedures for Integrity and Compliance. Will assist in reviewing claims for accurate diagnosis and modifier usage. Will be required to reach out to senior coders for guidance when they are unsure or presented with a situation that is above their experience level. Will assist the Charge Capture Specialist in gathering and scanning documents to Senior Coders for coding and charge entry. 1 year from date of hire, employee will be required to take the internal test for movement to Coding Specialist.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: CPC (desirable) or CPC-H. Will be required to obtain their AAPC ICD-10 Certification within a reasonable amount of time as applicable.
EXPERIENCE: Must have1 year experience as a CPC in diagnosis coding, and denial management in physician practice or hospital setting. At least 3 years' experience of billing or denial management in lieu of 1 year experience as a CPC.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: CSVMG Director of Coding and Revenue Cycle
- Bloodborne pathogens - A
General office environment. Knowledge of general safety standards. Exposure to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Continuous sedentary position with intense mental concentration up to 7.5 hours per day, using sound ergonomic principles. Data entry up to 7 hours a day. Light physical effort (able to lift/carry up to 10 lbs.) Occasional reaching, stretching, bending, kneeling.