Inpatient Coding Technician – Senior

UW Health

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking an experienced Coder to:

Be responsible for coding all and any charts, regardless of payer, including mortality records
Code records of all payers identified for interim billing as well as tentative DRG
Assist with responding to external coding reviews from private payers as well as government contractors.

Required Qualifications:

Education:

Minimum – Formal training (or equivalent work experience) in anatomy, pathophysiology, and medical terminology normally obtained in a one-year college-level course of study

Preferred – Formal training (or equivalent work experience) in the use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding system, formal training (or equivalent work experience) in reimbursement/quality systems: IPPS, MS-DRG, POA

Work Experience:

Minimum – Two or more years of progressive inpatient hospital coding experience

Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred – R.H.I.T and/or C.C.S

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

Comprehensive knowledge or ICD coding systems
Ability to quickly analyze a situation and problem solve
Knowledge of regulatory requirements of IPPS
Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Work Schedule:

Full-time, 40 hours per week. Specific schedule can be flexible. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

Apply Online: https://careers.uwhealth.org/jobs/inpatient-coding-technician-senior-1815