Jun 07, 2024

General Surgery Physician Coder - Ca Residents Only

  • AAPC Recruiting Services
  • Remote (California, USA)
  • $33.00 - $37.00 hourly
Full Time (CPC) Certified Professional Coder (CHONC) Certified Hematology and Oncology Coder

Job Description

Purpose Statement / Position Summary

Under the direction of the Manager, Coding Compliance, the OP Ancillary/Physician Coder will play a key role in reviewing and analyzing billing and coding for processing. This role will be responsible for reviewing and accurately coding office, hospital, and surgical procedures for reimbursement. The OP Ancillary/Physician Coder will also be committed to ensuring accurate and compliant medical coding for both inpatient and outpatient services, diagnostic tests, and other medical services rendered to each patient.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
Proficient in Epic software - Required
Analytical skills
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Understanding of the health care revenue cycle
Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate information accurately and clearly
Provide excellent customer service
The ability to manage interpersonal relationships and effectively communicate with clinical partners and fellow business center teams
Detail oriented
Strong work ethic, honest, and dependable
Collaborative team player with the ability to adapt to the ever-changing healthcare environment
Professional demeanor and appearance at all times
Maintain patient confidentiality
Maintain a safe and orderly work area
Interact in a positive and constructive manner
Personal time management skills – the ability to organize, prioritize, and multitask
Ability to be at work and be on time
Follow company and department policies, procedures, and directives


Minimum 3-years’ experience working in a hospital or physician’s office as a medical coder, in Breast Oncology/General Surgery coding, and interacting with physicians. 
Expert knowledge of ICD10, CPT and HCPCS
Strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
Epic software experience highly desired
Proficient Microsoft skills


High School diploma or GED required;
CPC, CCS and/or CHONC equivalent certification required

Required Experience Level

Senior Level

Minimum Education

High School

Minimum Experience Required

2-4 years

Required Travel

No required travel

Applicant Location

US residents only