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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.

Coding Auditor II (2 Positions - Not a remote position)

Location: Clackamas, OR Job Number: 554163 Date posted: 12/22/2016
Description: Provides coding assistance performs audits and prepares feedback for clinicians on their medical service documentation and coding to ensure that KPNW receives appropriate reimbursement and conforms to applicable guidelines and regulations.

Essential Functions:
  • Perform periodic quality audits of documentation and coding in EpicCare.
  • Analyze results and prepare summary feedback for individual clinicians, making recommendations for improvement.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of tools to audit service data.
  • Provide coding consultation to specialists or primary care clinicians are assigned on coding and documentation questions.
  • Within assigned clinical specialties, maintain current knowledge to ensure that KPNW coding and documentation meets regulatory guidelines and audit standards, and results in appropriate reimbursement

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • 2 years work experience in an outpatient healthcare setting (see below for exception).
  • 6 months of outpatient coding experience (see below for exception).
  • Medical Terminology is required.
  • Require CPC or CCS Certification with in 18 months of hire date
  • Required Cert is an acceptable equivalent to outpatient coding experience and work experience.
  • Must have completed coding and auditing training modules with satisfactory scores.
  • Must have achieved competencies as outlined in training objectives.
  • Must have achieved competencies as outlined in training objectives.
  • Ability to write reports summarizing audit findings and recommendations
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology and pathophysiology.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Perferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer 1 year outpatient work experience at a KP facility.
  • Prefer 1 year of outpatient coding experience.
  • Completion of an accredited Health Information program and certification as a CPC or CCS is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of a medical specialty, including the clinical conditions seen and procedures performed.
  • 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 - Fri Working Hours Start: 8 AM Working Hours End: 4 PM 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
    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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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