VCU Health System Medical Coder - Lead in Richmond, Virginia

Medical Coder - Lead

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BUS OFF_Coding Svcs-Proce


1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Ste 275, Richmond, VA 23230


Full time


1: Days


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VCU Health System's Business Office - Coding Svcs-Proce is seeking a full time Medical Coder - Lead to support Pediatrics, Dermatology and Ophthalmology. This person will lead a team of coders and/or billers by assisting Supervisors with the daily production by working with team members to ensure that established productivity/benchmark standards are met and/or exceeded each month. "A great opportunity to work remotely, if approved by the appropriate channels" Responsibilities Provides education and training to billers and/or coders. Provides coding/billing education, communication and feedback to physicians and division administrators. Conducts ongoing audits as defined by management. Qualifications Required High School Diploma or equivalent Previous work experience using a personal computer and various software applications, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), e-mail, etc. Minimum of three (3) years of physician billing, ICD-9/10 and CPT coding to include experience using IDX software with emphasis on Medicare/Medicaid and commercial third party reimbursement Minimum of one (1) year previous work experience in a lead role One of the following certifications is required: Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) by the American Academy of Procedural Coders or Certified Coding Specialist Physician-based (CCS-P) by the American Health Information Management Association or Equivalent/comparable coding certification Preferred Three (3) years of lead/supervisory work experience Five (5) years of healthcare billing experience using IDX software Five (5) years of physician billing and coding experience


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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