UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/03/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/15/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.
Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
This position will remain open until filled.
UC San Diego Health's Revenue Cycle department supports the organization's mission to deliver outstanding patient care and to create a healthier world — one life at a time. We are a diverse, patient-focused, high-performing team with a commitment to quality, collaboration, and continuous improvement that enables us to deliver the maximum standard of care to our patients. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment and we embrace individuals who demonstrate a deep passion for problem-solving and customer service.
Under general supervision and according to established procedures, assigns ICD and CPT/HCPCS codes for patients receiving emergency department services at UCSD Health System. Assigns all CPT/HCPCS and ICD codes based on appropriate documentation and Official Coding Guidelines which generate the appropriate APC level assignment through the encoder. Also responsible for assigning facility E/M level, infusion/injection, and additional bedside procedure charging. Reviews and updates as appropriate all pertinent abstracting data. Responsible for data entry into electronic databases for use in assessing quality of patient care, outcome analysis, and financial management. Actively involved in communicating coding and documentation requirements to clinicians, and others who use the data.
Must have coding knowledge or two (2) years of experience in acute care setting with RHIT/RHIA/CCS.
Coding and charging experience with emergency room records/injections/infusions.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $83,624 - $103,982 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $40.05 - $49.80
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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