Professional Coder - Penn State Health Revenue Integrity

Penn State Health Shared Services

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Days

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Responsible to review the health record, electronic reports, and other reporting tools to identify conditions treated and the services provided to each patient. Utilize the appropriate coding systems (ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS) to accurately code diagnoses, services, and procedures performed by physicians and other providers performing billable services.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High school diploma required.

 

Certification as a Professional Coder or successful completion of a similar certification program or 2 years Revenue Cycle experience required

 

Successful completion of a coding certification program is recommended within 2 years of hire date.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

 

Ability to analyze and enter data required.

 

Word processing skills required.

 

Good written and oral communication skills required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

One year of professional coding experience preferred.

 

Certified Professional Coder or similar certification preferred.

 

 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.