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UW MEDICAL FOUNDATION Medical Coding Specialist I - 8833 in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Medical Coding Specialist I (Ophthalmology) - 7974 UW HEALTH CT - 8833 DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin! We are seeking a Medical Coding Specialist I to: * Utilize available encoder, grouper software and other coding resources to determine the appropriate ICD-10-CM, CPT, and/or HCPCS including Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes. * Maintain an understanding and apply knowledge of National Correct Coding Initiatives (NCCI), Local Coverage Documents and National Coverage Documents (LCD/NCD) directives, Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs), and Medicare Teaching Physician Guidelines, applying knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and institutional guidelines to select appropriate codes and modifiers. UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets. Work Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Minimum - * High School diploma or equivalent and a graduate of or currently enrolled in a Medical Coding Program Preferred - Associate degree in a healthcare related field Work Experience: Preferred - One year of progressive coding experience Licenses and Certifications: Certification as Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPC-A), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist Physician -Based (CCS-P), or a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) within one year of hire. Preferred - Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: * Knowledge of coding concepts (Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), International Classification of Disease 10th Edition-Clinical Modification (ICD-10), Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT), and Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)) * Knowledge of medical terminology * Experience using Microsoft Office (i.e., Excel, Word) * Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology * Demonstrated capacity to work independently and in a team environment * Effective communication skills, written and oral Physical Requirements: Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online:\_id=b8d5c05d7833a9fd1cc2fc057ec9a0ad Other: Applicants ONLY to apply via URL link provided!