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CODING SPECIALIST III

Requisition #: 185425
Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Coding
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 20, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians is seeking an experienced Coding Specialist III. You will be responsible for all aspects of coding, provider education, practice improvement, quality assurance and compliance with Federal payer documentation guidelines. Works closely with departmental management and Sr. Director of Education & Training in the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians, and coordinates with Clinical Practice Association, Office of Billing Quality Assurance, and JHM Compliance to include review of documentation and revenue cycle performance improvement. Serves· as OJHP expert on coding questions. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on a regular basis. Responsible for developing coding and billing change procedures. Responsible for training on all coding and billing changes.

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Rgistered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification required. Risk Adjustment Certification preferred. Sub specialty coding certification or second AAPC certification in any area of expertise. (Internal Candidates only - when a sub specialty coding certification or second AAPC certification is not available in clinical specialization, additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of second certification at the discretion of department management.)

  • Minimum five (5) years coding experience with demonstrated analytical skills. Experience with Medicare regulations. Understanding of third party payer issues. Preferred EPIC experience.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

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