Team Lead, Medical Coding (57184)
Full Time with Benefits
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Choose ProHealth Care
ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas for the past century, providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. The people of ProHealth Care strive to continuously improve the health and well-being of the community by combining skill, compassion and innovation. The ProHealth family includes Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin, ProHealth Medical Group clinics, AngelsGrace Hospice, ProHealth Home Care & Hospice, West Wood Health & Fitness Center and Regency Senior Communities. Learn more at ProHealthCare.org
The Coding Team Lead will code, monitor coding staff workflow, evaluate the work of other coding staff, and develop and conduct staff training as necessary. The Team Lead will need to be able to evaluate records and prepare reports on documentation or coding issues for review by management. The role also makes recommendations for changes in policies and procedures, guidelines and training programs related to coding.
The Coding Team Lead will have an extensive knowledge in the coding assignment of CPT, E&M, ICD-9 and/or ICD -10 codes for each patient visit type, diagnosis and medical procedure performed; requiring knowledge of disease process to assure the proper code is assigned. Extensive education in anatomy and physiology of the human body and the knowledge of medical procedures, medical specialty modalities, pathological conditions, and the treatment processes is necessary for the role. The position assigns codes related to the procedure or treatment performed utilizing classification systems software based on one of several hundred “diagnosis-related groups,” or DRG. In addition to the DRG system, coders use other coding systems, such as those required for ambulatory services, and apply the same knowledge in assigning CPT codes and the APC reimbursement methodology.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Associate’s degree and/or coding certificate preferred.
- At least 2 years (with 4 or more preferred) experience in professional coding required.
- Experience in primary care coding strongly preferred.
- Epic experience preferred.
- 1 or more of the following certifications required: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); Registered Health Information Tech (RHIT); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Certified Professional Coder (CPC).
ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect – the way they should be treated. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.
For complete details and to apply please click on the following link and search by Req. #57184
ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.