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Hospital Medicine Coder in Knoxville, TN - Maryville, TN - Alcoa, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

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Job Description

Join a team of dynamic, results oriented professionals!

This Coding Position requires an initial 6 months of on-site employment with the potential for work at home opportunities.

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Casual dress code
  • Options to work from home
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance benefits available the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 401K program, with employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Eight paid holidays
  • Quarterly incentive program
  • Free coffee
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Free on-site Fitness Center, with personal trainer
  • Free Wellness Programs
  • Awesome facility with terrific amenities
  • Convenience market on site
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral Program
  • Wellness programs


The Coder is responsible for reviewing patient medical records via paper and electronic format and assigning the appropriate CPT-4 or ICD-10 codes, and physician identification numbers to each patient record into the billing system following Team Health coding guidelines. Coders must meet productivity and quality standards to meet established month-end closing schedules.


  • Maintains knowledge of current TeamHealth coding policies.
  • Review documentation on patient records and assign CPT-4 or ICD-10 codes and physician identification numbers for each patient record, as well as additional reporting measures and information.
  • Adhere to TeamHealth Compliance Policies that include government mandated HIPAA regulations.
  • Identify errors, problems, or issues and present to Coding management for resolution.
  • Report coding problems or irregularities to Coding leadership as appropriate.
  • Exercises knowledge of medical terminology and physiological systems, as well as Medicare coding rules and regulations.
  • Attend meetings as scheduled.
  • Performance of other duties that may be requested by the Supervisor or Manager.


Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or equivalent;
  • CPC or RHIT preferred;
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in medical coding and/or medical terminology and billing experience preferred or graduation from a coding technical school;
  • Good data entry and computer skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.


  •  None


High production volume, fast paced working environment.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production and quality standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.

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Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.