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Senior Coder in Alcoa, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 9/15/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Alcoa, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/15/2021

Job Description

Join a team of dynamic, results oriented professionals!

Named among “The World’s Most Admired Companies" by Fortune Magazine
Named among "America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies" by Forbes magazine
Named among “Great Places to Work" by Becker’s Hospital Review

  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Convenience market on site
  • Benefit Eligibility (Medical/Dental/Vision/Life) the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 401K program (Discretionary matching funds available)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral Program
  • Dental plans & Vision plans
  • GENEROUS Personal time off
  • Eight Paid Holidays per year
  • Quarterly incentive plans
  • Business casual dress code
  • Free Parking
  • Free coffee daily
  • Employee of the month awards with monetary gift and parking space
  • Training Programs
  • Fitness Center with personal trainer on site
  • Awesome Facility with terrific amenities
  • Wellness programs
  • Flexible work schedule

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

The Coding Senior is responsible for monitoring the daily batch inventory and production, ensuring Team Health coding guidelines are followed and productivity and quality assurance standards are met.                                 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as a resource for coding questions
  • Reviews and requests new CPT codes to be added to IDX
  • Reviews and requests new physicians to be added to IDX
  • Assists supervisors in with process analysis and improvement
  • Assists with workflow and meeting department goals
  • Assists leadership to ensure month-end close schedules are completed on time
  • Works assigned TES files

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum two (2) years medical coding experience, emergency medicine preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of medical terminology, regulatory requirements and physician billing
  • Proficiency in ICD-9 diagnostic coding and CPT procedural coding
  • CPC or CCS-p certification preferred
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Job performed in a semi-quiet setting
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Extensive telephone use
  • Occasional lifting or carrying

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 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.

DISCLAIMER:

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.