Department Name: H4021: Revenue Management - Coding & Documentation
The Professional Coding team is currently seeking a Coder Associate to provide standardization, quality, expertise and customer service focus to the UK Healthcare system. The Coder Associate will have frequent contact with customers/patients, faculty, physicians, vendors, and University personnel.
Primary responsibilities will include performing highly technical professional billing and coding, correlating multispecialty coding, and ensuring adherence to all regulatory billing and coding guidelines. This position will also be required to maintain an excellent working relationship with customers and provide cross-coverage as needed. The Coding Associate must also manage CEUs (continuing education credits) to maintain required credentials.
This position will require the ability to use a computer for extended periods and work in a fast-paced environment. The qualified individual must be able to communicate with a diverse patient/customer population.
Attention to detail, accuracy, CPT and ICD-10 knowledge, knowledge of coding and billing software, HIPAA, and regulatory compliance and time management skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
RHIA, RHIT, CPC, CPC-A or CCS
Associates degree and at lease 1 year in medical coding.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.