Certified Medical Coder

Los Angeles, CA 90048

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

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.

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

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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