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Providing accurate coding, auditing, and reporting, our medical records team is a highly valued and integral part of our team. We use the most advanced EHR technologies, including EPIC and 3M 360 encompass computer-assisted coding, and foster a strong belief in promoting team members from within.

Certified Coding Auditor II

Location: Clackamas, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 779398 Date posted: 05/14/2019
Description:
This is an experienced coding position focused on review of documentation and coding. This position will ensure accurate coding and claim submission and conformity to applicable guidelines and regulations.


Essential Responsibilities:
- Perform documentation and coding reviews within work queues across various specialties as assigned. Utilize available coding tools and knowledge to assist in appropriate assignment of coding.
- Maintain current knowledge to ensure that KPNW coding and documentation meets regulatory guidelines and audit standards. Escalate trends and identified issues through appropriate department channels. Continued development of coding knowledge and regulatory guidelines with maintenance of certification.
- Performs other duties as requested to include complex coding issues and project work as assigned within scope of Job Description.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience

- Two (2) years of work experience in a health care setting that includes at least one (1) year of professional coding experience.

Education

- N/A

License, Certification, Registration

- Require CPC, CCS, CCA, CCS-P, CPMA, RHIT or RHIA.





Additional Requirements:

- Strong interpersonal and effective oral and written communication skills.
- Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Medical Terminology.



Preferred Qualifications:

- Prefer two (2) years of work experience at a KP facility.
- Prefer one (1) year of professional coding and/or auditing experience in one or more of the following areas: evaluation and management (E&M), procedural/ surgical, emergency department or anesthesia.
- Working knowledge of the EpicCare system.
Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Regional Process Center 10220 SE Sunnyside Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU - Local 49 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Medical Records Department: Professional Coding Services Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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