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Medical Coding Analyst

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • No Weekends -
  • 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. -

  • Job ID: 1219353
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

    The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center¿at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine¿is an international leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education and community outreach. It is the only cancer center in Missouri and within a 240-mile radius of St. Louis to hold the prestigious Comprehensive Cancer Center designation from the National Cancer Institute and membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Parent institutions Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine also are nationally recognized, with U.S. News & World Report consistently ranking the hospital and medical school among the nation's elite.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    The Coding Analyst works independently to analyze and resolve coding related billing edits while adhering to all regulatory guidelines. At least one of the following certifications is required for this position: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CPC-A, CCA, COC, or CIRCC.


    Responsibilities

  • Stays current of all changes in coding conventions, regulatory guidelines, code updates and BJC coding guidance.
  • Using critical thinking skills, analyzes and resolves coding related billing edits and denials.
  • Reviews and analyzes patient encounters for compliant coding as needed.
  • Effectively collaborates with leadership and customers (Revenue Cycle Management, Hospital Departments, and other departments) as appropriate to resolve edits.
  • Determines need for and executes escalation procedures.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer