Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Coding Specialist is responsible for applying diagnostic and procedural codes to patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing. The Coding Specialist will abstract pertinent information from outpatient records and assign ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and modifiers accordance with Coding Guidelines. This individual will act as a liaison with providers in order to obtain medical information required for diagnosis and procedure coding. The Coding Specialist will assist in staff training, education sessions, and participate in team meetings as needed and requested by management. This individual will work closely with the Patient Accounting Department in resolution of denials, billing, and coding issues. This individual will participate and conduct audits as requested by management.
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required
Must hold at least one of the following certifications: RHIA, RHIT, CPC, CPC- H, CCS, CCS-P with in one year of hire
Successful completion of screening exam with a passing score of 85% or greater.
Dependable self-starter, able to set priorities, manage multiple data needs, and meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and organizational skills
Ability to work well independently on a team and as a trainer/facilitator
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM - Flex hours also offered.