Job Title:   Senior Medical Coder
Pay Grade:   5
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
 
Position Number:   042316
Department / Hospital:   UMHC/SYLVESTER: BUSINESS OFFICE

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.
 


The Business Office has an opportunity available for a Senior Medical Coder. The purpose of this position is to apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, claim processing, and reimbursement. This position will be responsible for applying diagnostic and procedural codes on inpatient, outpatient, ambulatory surgery, ancillary services and clinic charts, assigns ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS codes, using 3M encoder, creating MS-DRG or APC group assignments.

High School Diploma or equivalent and three years of relevant work experience required. Completion of a two year program in Health Information Management, with AHIMA approval status is required. Credential in Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). And/ or Certified Coder Specialist (CCS required) by the American Health Information Management Association, or eligible to write the CCS examination in one year. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications will be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.



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