Texas Health Resources Lead Coder-Reimbursement-Orthopedic-North Dallas in Dallas, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Hearts makes a difference! Texas Health Resources, One of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to work for is dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) seeks to hire a Lead Coder .

LOCATION OF THIS POSITION:

9229 LBJ Freeway

Dallas, TX

WORKS SCHEDULE / HOURS:

(THIS IS NOT A REMOTE POSITION)

40 hours weekly, Monday- Friday,

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED).

and

(Completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology)

Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

5+ years coding experience required

Orthopedic coding experience preferred

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION:

American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC):

REQUIRED Upon Hire:

CPC-Certified Professional Coder or and

CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist -Physician - based

OR

Other Specialty Certification Upon Hire Such as:

CCVTC -Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder

CEMC -Certified Evaluation and Management Coder

CGSC - General Surgery

COSC - Orthopedic Surgery

CCC - Cardiology

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Extensive understanding of medical cost

Knowledge of third party billing regulations, professional operations, and third party payer requirements.

(Medicare/Medicaid/third party coding & billing regulations, professional operations, and third party payer requirements)

• Ability to communicate effectively;

• Detail oriented with strong oral and written skills;

• Proficient computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and applicable internal systems;

• Strong worth ethic and high level of professionalism

Entity Information:

Texas Health Organization for Physicians (THOP) is Texas Health Resources' 501(a) not-for-profit health corporation offering employment opportunities for administration staff that service providers of Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG). THOP provides services for member physicians that help them get back to what they do best -- practice medicine. From an affordable electronic medical record to comprehensive practice support services and group purchasing power, physicians and their patients benefit from being a part of THPG.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

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