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Medical Coder - Women's Health

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
25454862 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $71,785 - $89,283

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UCR Health is a team of physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health of inland southern California residents and families by bringing health home to our communities.

Established alongside the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, UCR Health is growing to meet the healthcare needs of the region – bringing innovative, culturally sensitive medical care to our communities. Our patient-centered primary care and specialty services deliver university-based healthcare excellence and innovation to the communities where we live, work and play. To learn more about UCR Health, please visit: www.ucrhealth.org

Reporting to both the department finance and administrative officer and the director of revenue cycle, the incumbent will contribute to our growth and success in meeting our mission by reviewing, analyzing, and assuring the final diagnoses and procedures as stated by the practicing providers are valid and complete. Accurately codes inpatient and outpatient visits for hospital and office procedures for providers to ensure proper reimbursement. Provides education to the providers to ensure proper completion of electronic health records and proper assignment of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 9/10, healthcare common procedure coding system (HCPCS), and current procedural terminology (CPT) codes. Enter and review daily charges, establishes cash quotes, and conducts provider education and training.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **



Certification Requirement
Current certification as a Professional Coder from the AAPC; ability to provide current documentation from appropriate agency. Required


Experience Requirement
A minimum of 1.5 years of acute hospital coding (HCPCS) experience with knowledge of CPT and ICD 9/10 coding and charge capture. Required
Demonstrated skill/experience working with computerized reports to abstract information. Required
Experience and knowledge of Neurosurgery, Women's Health (OB, Uro-Gyn, Gyn-Onc), and/or Orthopedics settings. Preferred
Experience with M.D. Audit. Preferred
Experience working in healthcare in an academic setting. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Overtime Required

Minimum Requirements

Comprehensive knowledge of federal, state and third-party-payer coding and documentation guidelines.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with only general supervision.
Organizational skills to prioritize workload and meet deadlines; develop and carry out project assignment in an efficient and timely manner.
Working knowledge of Microsoft office software applications.
Ability to interact in a professional and diplomatic manner with difficult and/or emotionally charged people.
Comprehensive knowledge of medical diagnostic and procedural terminology with knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease process and medical terminology.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with tact and diplomacy with administration, physicians, and staff at all levels. Ability to generate error-free documents and correspondence.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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