September 02, 2016
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Coding Auditor/Trainer

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Description

Job Title:
Coding Auditor/Trainer

UCLA Title:
Health Info Coder 4

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Minimum Salary:
$45.00 / $7830

Maximum Salary:
$55.96 / $9737

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Various duties including but not limited to: Responsible for on-boarding and training of new medical professionals regarding medical documentation, billing, coding, and revenue cycle; Ongoing training and educational in-services to medical professionals and ancillary staff regarding medical documentation guidelines, billing guidelines, coding guidelines, and compliance updates. Ongoing education and training to co-workers in medical documentation, billing, coding, and compliance guidelines/updates. Develop and implement curriculum and training materials; Lead, reinforce, and validate standard workflows and best practices; Engage in a collaborative problem solving approach with Education and Auditing unit; Identify any potential education and training opportunities to Assistant Director and other duties as assigned.


Certified as Professional Abstractor from nationally recognized association
Minimum of 5 years' experience in E/M and/or surgical abstracting required;
Minimum 2 years' experience training medical professionals required;
Minimum 5 years' experience in surgical billing and collections preferred
Experience training/educating medical professionals in medical documentation, billing, coding, revenue cycle and compliance guidelines
Experience developing curriculum and training materials;
Detailed knowledge of Medical Terminology and its application;
Detailed knowledge and understanding of ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems;
Proficiency across a wide range of services, including evaluation management, medicine, surgical services, radiology, and pathology.
Knowledge of CMS and local carrier regulations and requirements for documenting/billing physician services at a teaching hospital Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology;
Knowledge of revenue cycle;
Extensive knowledge of Medical Record content;
Experience as Medical Record Abstractor;
Ability to accurately assign ICD-9 and CPT codes;
Knowledge of HIPAA requirements;
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information;
Ability to meet established continuing education requirements by attending required training workshops, reading
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians and staff;
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal supervision;
Skill in prioritizing and performing a variety of duties;
Strong written, verbal, facilitation and training skills;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, and Word;
Agreeable attitude regarding assignment variety;
Willingness to undertake limited travel as needed;
Must have valid driver's license, auto insurance and access to an automobile;
Ability to work flexible hours
Ability to follow University Policy and Procedures

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