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Physician Coding Educator (Profee Coding)

Job Details

Location:
Fort Myers, FL

Category:
Coder

Type:
Full Time

Schedule:
Days

Job Ref:
9249

Job Summary

Remote Position (FL Only)

This is a remote position incumbents, who reside in Florida only, may work at home. There may be occasional situations that require work to be performed on-site at an assigned Lee Health location.

Acts as an internal resource for Lee Physician Group for professional service coding and documentation education. Performs medical record audits to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations, as well as with institutional/organizational standards, practices, policies and procedures. Provides provider elbow to elbow coding and documentation support through ad hoc phone calls and site visits, the creation of specialty or individual provider tip sheets, virtual and onsite presentations. Provides guidance and advice for reporting policies mandated by government entities and other payers for completion of coded data including level of service, diagnosis, procedure and diagnostic code assignments. Analyzes data, communicates findings, and facilitates improvement efforts. Independently develops and maintains educational materials and training programs. Works in conjunction with the clinical practice managers and coding leadership teams.



Additional experience requirements:

  • Previous experience training Physicians and other providers
  • CPMA certification required, or must be obtained within two years of hire
  • Clinical Experience is Strongly Preferred



Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Bachelor'sSciencePreferred

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
3 YearsPhysician/Professional Service CodingRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
CPC (Certified Professional Coder)Required
CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)Preferred

Additional Details

CPMA preferred or must be obtained within two years of hire.

Other Requirements

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to deliver technical instruction to medical staff. Extensive knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 guidelines and principles. Must have a firm understanding of medical terminology. Must possess an independent working knowledge of Microsoft office products inclusive of word, excel and PowerPoint.

Work Type:

Full Time

Primary Shift:

Shift: Shift 1

Location:

Bridge Plaza

US:FL:Fort Myers

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