Denver Health Coder Level II - Physician Billing in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary Under general supervision, reviews medical record documentation to abstract demographic data and assign diagnoses, procedure, and modifiers for statistical classification and reimbursement purposes. Performs various coding assignments under the direction of Coding Management. Provides feedback regarding documentation and coding issues*. Utilizes software applications and electronic coding references to perform coding related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate.

Experience: Typically 2 years medical coding with multi-specialty experience or specialty certification. Strong procedural coding preferred. Experience with electronic and handwritten medical record documentation required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of coding and coding guidelines. Good computer keyboarding skills. Must be able to read, interpret and communicate new coding guidelines as they occur to peers and supervisors. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Good oral and written skills. Good organizational skills and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Must be capable of reading and interpreting coding guidelines. Ability to handle fast paced environment. Must pass coding proficiency pre-hire test with a score of 70% or higher.

Certificate/License/Registration: Certification by the American Health Information Management Association or America Association of Professional Coders. (Apprentice status must be satisfied.)

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Facility: 601 Broadway

Area of Interest: Accounting/Billing/Finance

Shift Type: Day

Requisition ID: 51918

Employment Type: Full-Time

Minimum: $22.64

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Mid-point: $28.29

Education Required: High School Diploma/GED

Maximum: $33.95