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Coding Auditor/Trainer 9/2/2016

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

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H84588
AJE Ref #
576077009
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Coding Auditor/Trainer

UCLA Title:
Health Info Coder 4

Job No.:
H84588

Work Hours:


Work Location:


Job Type:
Career

Duration:
Indefinite

Minimum Salary:
$45.00 / $7830

Maximum Salary:
$55.96 / $9737

Layoff Referral Deadline:
06/22/2016

Bargaining Unit:
EX



JOB DUTIES:

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.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

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
materials
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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