As an Emergency Medicine Coder, you will handle a variety of vital responsibilities, including:
·Reviewing physicians’ notes to determine if documentation requirements are met
·Processing of inpatient charges and quality reviews
·Extrapolating and applying anesthesia codes as applicable across anatomical subsections
·Analyzing medical documentation to assess accuracy
·Coding and entering charges in EPIC
·Conducting internal audits
·Identifying and reporting any potential compliance risks and reimbursement opportunities
·Corresponding with physicians in regard to documentation and coding issues
Note: This position is based in Los Angeles, California and will not be remote.
We are seeking a self-directed, detail oriented professional with:
·Current CPC license and Certified Emergency Department Coder (CEDC) certificate
·Minimum of 2 years of Emergency Medicine coding experience, required
·Experience as Medical Record Abstractor
·Detailed knowledge of Medical Terminology and its application
·Detailed knowledge and understanding of ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems
·Knowledge of CMS and local carrier regulations and requirements for documenting/billing physician services at a teaching hospital
·Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology
·Computer proficiency with MS Office
·Ability to meet established continuing education requirements by attending required training workshops, reading materials in order to maintain yearly CEUs required for Certified Professional Coder
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
At UCLA Health, you can help heal humankind, one patient at a time by improving health, alleviating suffering and delivering acts of kindness. As you do, you’ll achieve great things in your life and your career. We’re a world-class health organization with four hospitals consistently recognized among the nation’s very best as well as an internationally-renowned medical school, primary and specialty care clinics and much more. Within our dynamic, innovative and growing organization, you’ll find exceptional opportunities to make the most of your abilities in a supportive, empowering and inclusive environment. If you embrace our values of Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Discovery we invite you to see all you can accomplish at UCLA Health.