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Coding Education Specialist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LEE PROFESSIONAL BILLING
Categories: Clerical
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Acts as an internal consultant for Lee Physician Group on coding and documentation compliance issues. Conducts educational programs for staff and physicians. Provides guidance and advice for reporting policies mandated by government & other payers for completion of coded data including ICD-9CM & CPT-4 assignments. Analyzes data, communicates findings and facilitates improvement efforts.

Requirements:

Education: BS preferred. Experience: 3+ years Standards, Regulation and Compliance License: CPC (Certified Professional Coder). RN (Registered Nurse) preferred. Other: Good communication skills and the ability to deliver technical instruction to medical staff.

Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to…) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for…) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to…) Infectious Diseases - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Others (note below) Early/Late Hours Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)