Job Description

This Certified Outpatient Coder is a full time position-Days-working in the Business Office at Northwest Medical Center


Seeking a detail-oriented and organized medical coder to join our growing team.  In this position, your primary responsibility will be in reviewing and analyzing medical billing and coding for processing.  You will review and accurately code office and hospital procedures for reimbursement.

Medical Coder Duties and responsibilities:

  • Receive and review patient charts and documents for accuracy
  • Ensure that all codes are current and active
  • Report missing or incomplete documentation
  • Meet daily coding production
  • Update and maintain document lists
  • Performs accurate charge entries
  • Ensure proper coding on provider documentation
  • Serves as resource regarding coding questions
  • Follow coding guidelines and legal requirements to insure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Performs additional duties assigned by the Coding Manager as needed

Medical Coder Requirements and Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent: Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
  • Medical Coding Certificate: CPC, COC, CIC by AAPC or CCS, CCS-P, RHIT by AHIMA
  • Maintain coding certification and attend in-service training as required
  • Two(2) years of medical coding experience
  • Understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Strong computer skills in data entry, coding, and knowledge of Electronic Medical Records software: Microsoft Office Suite
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Application Instructions

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