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Coder Senior/UKHC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
The professional coding team is currently seeking a Coder Senior to provide standardization, quality, expertise and customer service focus to the UK Healthcare system. The Coder Senior 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 Coder Senior must also manage CEUs (continuing education credits) to maintain required credentials.
This position will require the ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time and work in a fast-paced environment. The qualified individual must enjoy working in a team-oriented environment and be able to communicate with a diverse patient/customer population.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
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
Associate degree and at least three years of paid, full-time medical coding experience.
Deadline to Apply 04/11/2022 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.

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