Job Description

Physician Coder, CPC - Full-time (Remote)

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, 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:

Physician Coder: 

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

Minimum Job Qualifications: 

Education: HS Diploma, Associates Degree preferred

Certification(s):

  • CPC (Certified Professional Coder) from the American Association of Professional Coders, OR,

  • CCS-P by the American Health Information Management Association, OR,

  • Associate Degree from an approved school for Health Information Technology as outlined with successful completion of the accreditation exam (RHIT)

Experience:  

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in ICD-10 and CPT Physician coding, preferred

  • Experience and familiarity in working with diverse facets of medical staff activities

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

  • Self-starter and well organized

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current ICD10 diagnosis and CPT procedural coding.

  • Knowledge of the revenue cycle, charge master, manual coding assignment, encoding software revenue codes, and workflow management. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be willing to travel, as needed

  • Customer-service oriented, timely in responses to requests for service/information, able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and possess leadership skills

Preferred Attributes: 

  • Additional AAPC Certifications

  • Oncology coding experience

  • Previous experience developing and conducting physician and coding educational sessions

  • Knowledge of cancer specialty medicine coding and reimbursement

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be willing to travel, as needed

  • Customer-service oriented, timely in responses to requests for service/information, able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and possess leadership skills

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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