Kaiser Permanente Certified Coding Auditor II - Professional Coding Services - Portland Regional Process Center in Clackamas, Oregon

This is an experienced coding position focused on review of documentation and coding. This position will ensure accurate coding and claim submission and conformity to applicable guidelines and regulations.Essential Responsibilities:- Perform documentation and coding reviews within work queues across various specialties as assigned. Utilize available coding tools and knowledge to assist in appropriate assignment of coding.- Maintain current knowledge to ensure that KPNW coding and documentation meets regulatory guidelines and audit standards. Escalate trends and identified issues through appropriate department channels. Continued development of coding knowledge and regulatory guidelines with maintenance of certification.- Performs other duties as requested to include complex coding issues and project work as assigned within scope of Job Description.

Basic Qualifications:Experience

  • Two (2) years of work experience in a health care setting that includes at least one (1) year of professional coding experience.

Education

  • N/A

License, Certification, Registration

  • Require CPC, CCS, CCA, CCS-P, CPMA, RHIT or RHIA.

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and effective oral and written communication skills.- Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Medical Terminology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer two (2) years of work experience at a KP facility.- Prefer one (1) year of professional coding and/or auditing experience in one or more of the following areas: evaluation and management (E&M), procedural/ surgical, emergency department or anesthesia. - Working knowledge of the EpicCare system.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Certified Coding Auditor II - Professional Coding Services - Portland Regional Process Center

LOCATION: Clackamas, Oregon

REQNUMBER: 704566

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.