Medical Coder - Gainesville

UF Health - Shands
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$41,433 - $53,913 a year
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Medical Coder - Gainesville

Caring for patients.

Caring for employees.

Together we can achieve great things.

UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked by U.S. News & World report as the #1 Hospital in Florida in 9 specialty areas for 2020-2021 and recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 150 Top Places to Work, by Forbes as One of America's Best Employers, by Indeed as #20 on the list of 25 top-rated workplaces: Best Hospitals. Our Magnet-designated facility offers not only world-class patient care but also outstanding research and education opportunities to its employees.

The University of Florida Shands Hospital is hiring a Coder in Gainesville, Florida.

The starting salary range is between $41,433 and $53,913, depending on experience.

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UF Health Shands offers the following core benefits:

  • Prescription Program
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Life and AD&D Insurance (effective the first day of the month after employment)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (accrues bi-weekly based on hours worked and years of service)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement (available after six months of employment)

Position Summary:

The coder is primarily responsible for performing CPT-4 and ICD-10 coding from appropriate source documents, in accordance with all UFHP, B/AR and department standards related to billing protocols and compliance. The coder is also responsible for training physicians and other staff regarding documentation, billing and coding and for providing feedback to physicians regarding billing practices. The coder may participate with practice management in the oversight of certain practice billing activities as in certain billing follow-up activities. The coder is responsible for performing various administrative and clerical duties required to support these functions and on an as needed basis, may be required to perform other tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • CCS or CPC certification required (or obtained within one year of employment).
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required and knowledge of human anatomy and physiology preferred.
  • Minimum 6 months previous physician coding and abstracting experience required.

Be part of the team of excellence that is moving medicine forward.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $41,433.00 - $53,913.00 per year

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