Advertised Summary Job Description: The Coding Coordinator will have a duel reporting to the Coding Manager and Division Administrator. The Coding Coordinator will be an integral part of the coding/billing team.
Duties and Responsibilities: -Coordinate the review of all Emergency Medicine encounter forms from clinical practices, including diagnostic procedures and surgeries for accuracy in coding; -Code practices in a timely manner as not to interrupt or delay the divisional charge lag; -If any issues arise the coordinator will compile a list for corrective action to ensure improvement in coding processes are implemented; -Serve as a resource for physicians, managers and staff of their designated practices in regards to coding efficiently and should always be up to date on current coding guidelines; -Remain current with all changes to Emergency Medicine coding and billing through participation in trainings throughout the year from such entities as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the New York State Department of Social Services; -Maintain ongoing education will be expected; -Utilization of the TES system, Allscripts and understanding pre-billing review and monitoring of non-billable charges within Division/Department; -Expected to always exhibit a team-player mindset, attend regular staff meetings and manage all responsibilities in a timely manner or as communicated; -All other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: CPC Required.
Knowledge of Medical terminology; Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; Must be motivated individual with a positive attitude and exceptional work ethic; Ability to follow through, work independently, and handle task simultaneously; Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and follow through on completion of projects in a timely manner.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_166371
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