Coding & Reimbursement Specialist, Senior
Job ID: R0022153 | Medical Coding | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for the assignment of appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS and /or CPT-4 codes to obtain accurate DRG or APC assignment for proper reimbursement and data collection.
  • Assigns all pertinent ICD-10-CM/PCS diagnosis and ICD-10-CM/PCS/CPT-4 procedure codes based on official inpatient and outpatient coding guidelines.
  • Abstracts diagnosis and procedure codes, as well as other required data elements as specified by the department or area of the Medical Center into the required Health System computer program (360 CAC EPIC etc.).
  • Attends educational sessions.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Position Compensation Range: $26.76 - $42.82 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: Coding certification is required through the AHIMA or AAPC as a RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CCA or CPC-H.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.