Guidehouse Pro-Fee Anesthesiology Coder - Remote in Bismarck, North Dakota
Job Family :
Travel Required :
Clearance Required :
Under general supervision, an Anesthesia Coder, codes anesthesia documents and/or charge tickets as assigned. If requested by supervisor, provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and/or other department staff.
Maintains knowledge of AMA guidelines and billing compliance and performs all other duties as required.
Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be: (1) Detail oriented (2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one’s own work; (3) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient and employee confidentiality; (4) adaptable to change and improvement; (5) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (6)show exemplary attitude in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment and conduct (7) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (8) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; and (9) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way.
What You Will Do :
Assigns case numbers to special billing charges if applicable or sends to research as needed
Assigns required CPT/ICD/ASA/HCPCS codes and/or modifiers as needed per documentation
Identifies missing information and gives to appropriate party for follow up
Resolves TES edits as required
Has specific job knowledge to perform assigned job functions, including all applicable computer programs
Attends required in-service training, various committees, department and other appropriate meetings related to medical coding issues
Accepts assignments and suggestions willingly
Quality Assurance :
Meets or exceeds quality assurance standards as defined by management for work assigned
Admits mistakes, makes corrections, and works to prevent future occurrences
Seeks continuing education to expand job knowledge
Maintains all coding certifications
Meets or exceeds productivity standards as defined by management for work assigned
Meets assigned deadlines/turnaround time
Performs tasks efficiently and assumes more work when possible
Works with management to ensure workflow is maintained and effective
Openly exchanges information with co-workers in a timely manner
Respects the confidentiality of information in the workplace
Displays pleasant and professional attitude at all time
Listens well to co-workers and management to enhance understanding and participation
Provides coding/technical guidance to physicians and other departmental staff in identifying and resolving issues or errors, such as incomplete or missing records and documentation, ambiguous or non-specified documentation, or codes that do not conform to approve coding principles/guidelines
Informs others as needed in a clear, concise manner; selects the proper mode of communication and includes appropriate parties
Ensures all written communication is grammatically correct and checks for typographical errors
Notifies supervisor promptly when problems arise with equipment, programs, etc.
Ethics and Compliance:
Employee performs within the prescribed limits of the company's Ethics and Compliance program and is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or upward through the chain of command, the Compliance Officer or the compliance hotline. Employee completes all required annual compliance education.
What You Will Need :
High School diploma
One - Two years Anesthesia Coding Experience
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or a comparable coding certification (e.g., AHIMA CCS-P)
Proficient computer skills.
What Would Be Nice to Have :
- Two - Three years Anesthesia Coding Experience
- The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
The annual salary range for this position is $35,400.00-$53,100.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
What We Offer :
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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