University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
Medical Coding Specialist I (General Surgery) - Administrative Office Building (Healthcare)
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We are seeking a Medical Coding Specialist I to:
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
Preferred - Prior experience working in a healthcare office setting
Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - 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:
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 sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.
This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE position that is scheduled to work flexible hours Monday through Friday. Hours may vary based upon the operational needs of the department.
UW Health Administrative Facilities - UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.