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Coder Associate/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Coder Associate/UKHC
Requisition Number RE23930
Working Title Coder Associate
Department Name H4021: Revenue Management - Coding & Documentation
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $15.26-23.98/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

AA

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

RHIA, RHIT, CPC, CPC-A or CCS

Physical Requirements

Sitting at a computer for extended periods of time. On occasion, may lift objects up to 50 lbs.

Shift

The shift for this position is Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm. Other days/times as needed by department.

Job Summary

The Professional Coding team is currently seeking a Coder Associate to provide standardization, quality, expertise and customer service focus to the UK Healthcare system.

The Coder Associate will have frequent contact with customers/patients, faculty, physicians, vendors, and University personnel.

Primary responsibilities will include performing highly technical professional billing and coding, correlating multispecialty coding, and ensuring adherence to all regulatory billing and coding guidelines. This position will also be required to maintain an excellent working relationship with customers and provide cross-coverage as needed. The Coding Associate must also manage CEUs (continuing education credits) to maintain required credentials.

This position will require the ability to use a computer for extended periods and work in a fast-paced environment. The qualified individual must be able to communicate with a diverse patient/customer population.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Attention to detail, accuracy, CPT and ICD-10 knowledge, knowledge of coding and billing software, HIPAA, and regulatory compliance and time management skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Associates degree and at least one year in medical coding.

Deadline to Apply 08/06/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Categories

Posted: 2020-07-31 Expires: 2020-08-30

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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