Certified Medical Coder

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Employment Type: Contract to Hire Category: Healthcare Job Number: LA-TD-MedCoder01 Pay Rate: $35-40/hr

Job Description

We are interviewing State Certified Medical Coders for multiple positions with our client, a major local hospital. This role begins as Full Time Temp but may convert into FT permanent for the right employee.

Our client is a Hollywood area hospital known for excellent customer service and award-winning obstetrics, orthopedics and cardiology departments, among others. This position offers a great opportunity to grow with this amazing team of caring and talented professionals who provide quality and innovative care to the surrounding multi-cultural community.

Healthcare Medical Coders analyze medical documentation and assign correct diagnosis and procedure codes to patient records.

Ideal candidates bring a BA with solid hospital coding experience, inpatient and outpatient support experience and a dedicated attitude to helping the community by ensuring top service! Candidates MUST be state certified.

About the Position:

  • Review medical / patient charts
  • Assign ICD-10-CM and/or CPT codes
  • Stay current with compliance regulations and rules
  • Complete assignments accurately and timely
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Compliance
  • Outpatient, infusion, charge capture and OP coding
  • Special assignments

This is not a comprehensive list of tasks associated with this position.

Job Requirements

About the Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree (PLUS)
  • 5+ years' healthcare billing / coding (MUST)
  • CPC, RHIT, CCS coding certification (MUST)
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, coding, and ICD-9, CPT (MUST)
  • Intermediate computer/software skills: Outlook/Word/Excel/Powerpoint (MUST)
  • Desired Personality Traits and Advanced Skills: ability to write clearly and concisely, strong interpersonal communication, ability to anticipate needs and problems, analyze and prioritize issues, attention to detail, organized, conflict/problem resolution, effective written and verbal communication, unwavering integrity, confidentiality, discretion

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer considering qualified candidates in accordance with state and federal laws, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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