Job Description

Coder

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

The Physician Coder is responsible for reviewing physician documentation and assigning appropriate Evaluation and Management (E/M) code, ICD-10 and CPT codes. Works with physicians to obtain documentation that complies with coding guidelines and compliance standards. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Assess the adequacy of medical record documentation to ensure it supports all reportable diagnoses and procedures.  Assigns proper ICD and CPT diagnosis and procedure codes in accordance with official coding guidelines.  Contact the physician and/or staff when necessary to gain additional information or clarify documentation discrepancies.   
  • Communicate daily to appropriate persons regarding any issues or concerns pertaining to coding, abstracting or billing.  Perform edit checks on data entered prior to transmittal and corrects errors as indicated.
  • Works closely with key Revenue Cycle Management (including, but not limited to, Billing, Claims Follow Up, Appeals) teams for resolution of charge issues in a timely manner.
  • Conducts daily charge and documentation reconciliation to ensure all charges are captured and supported.  Examine all documents in the record for authorized signature and patient identification to ensure all documents contain sufficient documentation to support the diagnosis and treatment administered, and the results obtained are adequately described.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of current trends and widely accepted practices related to Health Information Management; pursue professional growth and development opportunities.  Other duties as assigned. 

Skills, Education and Additional Information

  • Two to five years of experience in professional fee coding required.
  • Experience and familiarity in working with diverse facets of medical staff activities
  • Self-starter and well organized   
  • Skill in operating computers
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must possess tact and diplomacy
  • Must possess sufficient manual dexterity to perform the essential responsibilities to meet customer needs effectively
  • Demonstrates initiative to provide quality of services and improve efficiency
  • Maintains positive working relations with co-workers
  • Time management skill with keen eye for attention to detail.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

Application Instructions

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