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Coding Associate 2 (Provider Patient Fin Svc)

Req #: 8670
Entity: Asante Corporate
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Provider Patient Fin Svcs
Shift: Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $21.44 - $26.80 depending on qualifications

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Coding Associate 2 (Provider Patient Fin Svc)

Additional Position Details:

PLEASE NOTE: This is a remote position, however due to our pay practices, qualified candidates MUST reside within one of the following states: OR, WA, CA, NV, CO, AZ, KY, TN, ID, GA, OK, TX, MA, PA, FL, ME, ND, MO, AK, NC. While candidates need to live or relocate to one of the aforementioned states, working remotely will require reliable broadband internet and personal cell phone service. Remote work may include working day-to-day operations during Pacific Standard business hours or online training.

Salary: The typical starting range for the Coding Associate 2 is $21.44 - $26.80/hour (based on qualifications and years of relevant experience).


WHY ASANTE

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Coding Associate 2 is primarily responsible for the coding and abstracting of ancillary/outpatient records including ambulatory surgery and emergency room pertaining to patient's occasion of service. Standardized coding and classification systems, minimum data sets, data definitions and terminology will be utilized to ensure data is uniformly defined, collected, and verified. Also provides assistance to authorized users to furnish aggregate data and information needed for education, statistical, managerial, reimbursement and performance improvement activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience demonstrating the ability to effectively communicate as needed for the position is required

Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of ancillary/outpatient coding - providing the ability to code ambulatory surgery, observation or ED, including CPT coding is required

Certifications

  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA) by AHIMA - OR - Certified Professional Coder (CPC) by AAPC is required upon start
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) - OR - Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), preferred

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to solve problems and make sound judgments and decisions
  • Ability to extract pertinent information from documents
  • Ability to evaluate documentation in the medical record to determine principal and secondary diagnoses to be coded
  • Ability to work and communicate in a positive and cooperative manner with all members of the health care team

What We Offer

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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