Remote ProFee HIM Coding Specialist 2

St. Charles Healthcare System

With four hospitals and more than 275 employed medical providers, St. Charles Health System is the largest provider of medical care in Central Oregon. We take our role in our communities seriously and have pledged to work with our partners to achieve our vision: Creating America’s healthiest community, together.

Job Description:

The Professional Fee Coding Specialist II at St. Charles Health System is responsible for coding and charging SCMG Clinical Services as well as resolving billing edits and denials. This position does not directly manage other caregivers, however may be asked to review and provide feedback on the work of other caregivers.

This is a remote position.  To be considered, candidates must live in a remote-approved state:  Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, or Wisconsin.

Required Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

High School diploma or GED required. Graduate of an AHIMA Accredited Health Information Technology program or certification in a self-study course from AHIMA or AAPC required.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

Must possess a valid Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification or one or more of the following:   RHIA, CCA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H. This position will require the caregiver to maintain required educational credits (CE) through AHIMA or AAPC. Must have a valid Oregon driver’s license and ability to meet SCHS driving requirements. Ability to travel to all SCHS worksites.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of one year of hospital or professional coding experience with a Health Information Management focus.

Familiarity with 3M encoder.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:

Position Specific:

  • Knowledge of ICD-10 CM
  • Knowledge of CPT-4 code assignment
  • Knowledge of CCI and Medical Necessity edits
  • Knowledge of modifiers
  • Maintains professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, participating in educational opportunities.

Communication/Interpersonal:

  • Demonstrates SCHS values of Accountability, Caring and Teamwork in every interaction.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally represent SCHS.
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels within SCHS and external customers/clients/potential employees.
  • Strong team working and collaborative skills.
  • Must have a positive attitude, ability to multi-task, pay close attention to details, and be able to act in a professional manner and demonstrate excellent public relations skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment with frequent interruptions, maintaining the highest level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to effectively reach consensus with a diverse population with differing needs.

Organizational:

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills,
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Excellent customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful personal interactions.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

Language Skills: 

  • Read, write, speak and understand English.

Computer Skills:

  • Intermediate ability and experience in computer applications, specifically electronic medical records system and MS Office.
  • Basic experience in computer applications necessary to record time, obtain work directions, and complete assigned CBL’s.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.
  • Frequently (50%): Sitting, standing, walking, lifting 1-10 pounds, keyboard operation.
  • Occasionally (25%): Bending, climbing stairs, reaching overhead, carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing.
  • Rarely (10%):  Stooping/kneeling/crouching, lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling 11-15 pounds, operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Never (0%):  Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, ability to hear whispered speech level.
  • Exposure to Elemental Factors
  • Never (0%):  Heat, cold, wet/slippery area, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.
  • Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
  • No Risk for Exposure to BBP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Surgery coding experience strongly preferred.

Education Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required. Graduate of an AHIMA Accredited Health Information Technology program or certification in a self-study course from AHIMA or AAPC required.

Compensation/Benefits:

$50,585.60 to $69,55.20 per year.  Eligible for full-time benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and more.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

If you apply online through the St. Charles career page, your application details will go directly to the hiring leader for review.  You may also email the recruiter, Ann-Marie Ramsey:  acramsey@stcharleshealthcare.org.

Apply Online: https://stcharles.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/ProFee-HIM-Coding-Specialist-2_R1016448