Mar 25, 2024

Outpatient Facility Coder-Contractor

  • AAPC
  • Remote
Contract (COC) Certified Outpatient Coder (CCS) Certified Coding Specialist (RHIT) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIA) Registered Health Information Administrator

Job Description

This is a remote role

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated coding professional to join our team as an contract outpatient facility coder. This position is remote. The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years of coding experience with facility Ambulatory Surgery as well as Facility Emergency Room and Ancillary Services coding experience. The position requires one to be resourceful, organized, independent, and extremely driven.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of coding experience
  • Extensive coding in all aspects of ambulatory surgery coding
  • Emergency Room and Ancillary Services coding abilities
  • Ability to validate hard-coded CPTs/charges
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented and deadline driven attitude
  • Sound knowledge of medical terminology
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, and internet)
  • Ability to multitask and keep a sense of urgency
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong time management, organization skills, and work ethic
Job Duties:
  • Accurately code medical records for all ambulatory surgery services, ancillary services, and emergency room services
  • Follow current ICD-10 and CPT coding guidelines
  • Adhere to NCD, LCD, and CCI policies as necessary
  • Apply modifiers as appropriate
  • Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines
  • Stay updated about new coding rules as codes routinely change
  • Responsible and accountable for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of protected health information. Follow HIPAA security policies and procedures affecting your job, and report any suspected or actual violation or breach
  • Requires long periods of time sitting and using keyboard and mouse
  • Meet and maintain department production and quality standards
  • Additional tasks/duties as assigned by management
Certification Requirements:
  • COC, CCS, RHIT, or RHIA

About AAPC:

AAPC (www.aapc.com) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing training, certification, and solutions association in healthcare.

AAPC Values:

DRIVEN | Self-starts and stays highly motivated to achieve ambitious goals. Shares contagious energy and enthusiasm liberally. Takes initiative without always being directed. Demonstrates confidence in decision-making and effectively balances autonomy and authority with accountability.

HUMBLE | Learns, adapts, and improves relentlessly. Seeks feedback without insecurity and implements coaching. Recognizes others' contributions gratefully. Approaches work and relationships with an abundance mentality. Places the needs of others above self.

TRANSPARENT| Integrity-centered, honest, truthful, and trustworthy in all aspects of work. Keeps commitments to external and internal parties. Holds self strictly accountable, valuing the trust placed in them by others.

SUPPORTIVE | Empowers and uplifts others. Listens actively and responds with empathy and understanding. Prioritizes well-being and growth of team members and customers ahead of own interest. Faces challenges together, believing in collective strength and unity.

INNOVATIVE | Entrepreneurial spirit with a scrappy mentality. Dreams big, sees opportunity, pursues full potential, and finds ways to accomplish the impossible. Rolls up sleeves and does real work. Works quickly, intelligently, and flexibly.
What we Offer

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Generous PTO and Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Remote/virtual-office consideration

AAPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

Required Experience Level

Intermediate Level

Minimum Education

No formal education required

Minimum Experience Required

4-6 years

Required Travel

No required travel

Applicant Location

US residents only