Lead Coder THPG Orthopedics / Neurology

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
100908
Area of Interest:
Health Information Management
Job Type:
Full Time
Facility:
Texas Health Organization for Physicians


Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) seeks to hire a Lead Coder .

LOCATION OF THIS POSITION:
9229 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX

WORKS SCHEDULE / HOURS:
40 hours weekly, Monday- Friday,
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED).
and
(Completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology)

***Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.***

EXPERIENCE:
5+ years coding experience required

***Neurology / Neurosurgical or Orthopedic Surgery Coding experience preferred***

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION:
American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC):

REQUIRED Upon Hire:
CPC-Certified Professional Coder or and
CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist -Physician - based

OR

Other Specialty Certification Upon Hire Such as:
CCVTC -Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder
CEMC -Certified Evaluation and Management Coder
CGSC - General Surgery
COSC - Orthopedic Surgery
CCC - Cardiology

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Extensive understanding of medical cost
Knowledge of third party billing regulations, professional operations, and third party payer requirements.
(Medicare/Medicaid/third party coding & billing regulations, professional operations, and third party payer requirements)
• Ability to communicate effectively;
• Detail oriented with strong oral and written skills;
• Proficient computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and applicable internal systems;
• Strong worth ethic and high level of professionalism


Entity Information:
Texas Health Organization for Physicians (THOP) is Texas Health Resources' 501(a) not-for-profit health corporation offering employment opportunities for administration staff that service providers of Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG). THOP provides services for member physicians that help them get back to what they do best -- practice medicine. From an affordable electronic medical record to comprehensive practice support services and group purchasing power, physicians and their patients benefit from being a part of THPG.
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