May 16, 2023

Coder I

  • Physicians East
  • Greenville, NC, United States
(CPC) Certified Professional Coder

Job Description

Coder I
FLSA Non-Exempt

Coder I - Physicians East PA, Arlington

We are looking for an exceptional Coder I to join our family!

Physicians East, PA is a multi-specialty, multi-campus group based out of Greenville, NC offering a wide range of specialties. In addition to primary care the practice offers pulmonary and critical care medicine, rheumatology, dermatology, oncology, endocrinology, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, gastroenterology, surgery, urology, and urgent care. Our 102 providers and over 600 employees provide services for thousands of patients in a 29-county region. Our specialists are on staff at ECU Health, a 900+ bed, level one trauma center and the primary teaching hospital for the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine (ECU-BSOM).

Located in the coastal plain area, only one hour from the Atlantic Ocean, Greenville is the vital center of business, industry, culture, education, and health care for eastern North Carolina. Its incomparable quality of life, the hospitality of its people, its modern outlook and interstate accessibility has contributed to the city's rapid growth. It has become a premier location to raise a family and enjoy a high quality of life. The mild climate and access to rivers and the ocean allows its residents to enjoy water sports, golf, tennis, and other sports, outside year-round.

Some of the outstanding benefits you will enjoy at Physicians East!

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Reduced co-pays when utilizing Physicians East Medical Providers!
  • Convenient onsite employee pharmacy that offers reduced co-pays!
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Critical illness, and other supplemental insurance plans available with payroll deduction!
  • Employee assistance program at no cost to employee and covered dependents!
  • Life insurance provided at no cost to the employee with options to purchase additional protection for you and your family!
  • 401(k) with generous company matching contributions!
  • Profit Sharing Program!
  • Flex Spending program!
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability Insurance*
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous PTO accrual that starts on your first day!
  • 8 paid holidays in addition to accrued PTO!
  • Convenient parking onsite and close to where you work!
  • Employee Discounts Programs to save you money!
  • Banking and Mortgage discount programs to help you with home ownership!
About us
Physicians East, a team of skilled healthcare professionals united to meet the challenge of delivering quality, cost-efficient, comprehensive healthcare to the people of Eastern North Carolina.

About the role
We are looking for an employee that can work in a face paced office setting to help post charges and post diagnostic reports for assigned section of specialty and subspecialty and communicate with physicians and staff regarding coding issues.

Supervision Received: Reports to Regulatory Services Supervisor.

Supervision Exercised: None.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires prolonged standing or sitting while working in an office environment. Requires some bending or stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, and other office equipment.

Typical Working Conditions:
Normal office environment.

  • Charge entry for assigned specialty and subspecialty
  • Post diagnostic charges for assigned specialties
  • Research missing ticket report
  • Maintain current working knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT guidelines and carrier specific updates
  • Communicate with physicians, insurance staff, and related departments regarding coding issues
  • Research and correct denials if related to coding issues
  • Attend departmental trainings and meetings as directed by supervisor

Location & commitments
Full-time role based at our Greenville Arlington Blvd. location, Monday-Friday, 8a.m. – 5 p.m.
Overtime may be required to ensure patients are taken care, tasks are completed, and calls are returned in a timely manner.
Weekend work is rare but can occasionally be necessary.

Candidate requirements
1 to 2 years’ experience working with ICD-10 and CPT/HCPCS.
Associate degree in Health Information Technology with R.H.I.T certification or certification eligible within one year of employment or CCS/CCS-P/CPC certification with relevant educational requirement.

Affirmative Action/EEO statement
Physicians East, an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity, which includes status as a transgender individual), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information (including family medical history), physical or mental disability, or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodation will be made for persons with disabilities during the application process and/or at the time of employment. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources Department as early as possible in the application/employment process. Contact HR Office at 252-413-6368 or email

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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