Job: Charge Coder Specialist

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Job Description

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has beautiful state-of-the-art integrated Cancer and Women's Centers, with locations strategically located throughout the Valley. Each one provides a superior cancer care environment with a full spectrum of cancer related services for patients. Our multi-disciplinary team approach includes surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, women's centers, diagnostic imaging services, social service support, nutritionist, integrative services, and genetic counseling.

Mission Statement: To serve the community by providing quality, comprehensive cancer care which respects the values and needs of each individual.

Overview: We are looking for qualified and experienced Charge Coder Specialists to work in our fast-paced Central Business Office located in Gilbert. 

Schedule:  Full-time, Monday through Friday day shift position. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and post applicable charges to the appropriate patient’s account.
  • Balance individual batches.
  • Capture and enter all inpatient and outpatient procedures, supplies, drugs, radiation, radiology, diagnosis and conditions in the practice management system. Able to identify the corresponding documents with charges posted.
  • Initiate and process charge and diagnosis corrections.
  • Able to perform insurance verification.
  • Obtain hospital face sheets from local hospitals for accurate billing of inpatient charges
  • Work hospice information lists; indicating in our billing system and communicating to necessary staff.
  • Maintain appropriate documents, reports and files in order to comply with all applicable laws and policies.
  • Identify charge and coding discrepancies and confer with internal or external parties to resolve.
  • Complete all daily, weekly and monthly checklists.  
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor or management.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of chemotherapy related drugs, supplies utilized and SNF, LTC and Hospice in relation to insurance benefits.
  • Knowledge of governmental, legal and regulatory provisions related to collection activities.
  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, HCPCS coding a plus.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics. Accounting knowledge a must.
  • Able to be in a seated position, talk on the phone, repetitive keyboard usage and clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years in the healthcare reimbursement field.
  • Coding education a plus.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health/dental/vision and life insurance, 401K, and a caring work environment. We are an E.O.E.

Please visit our website at "Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time"