May 20, 2023

Outpatient Coder-Ambulatory

  • Carilion Clinic
  • Roanoke, VA, United States
(CPC) Certified Professional Coder (COC) Certified Outpatient Coder

Job Description

Welcome to a promising future with this unique career opportunity. At Carilion Clinic, our team accurate medical record documentation in a forward-thinking environment. You will thrive through extensive training, supportive leaders and potential for advancement. Carilion offers comprehensive benefits, paid time off, and tuition options. Join a team where your skills and ideas will make a difference in the health of our patients and the communities we live in.

The Coder position reviews clinical documentation and diagnostic results on Ambulatory records as appropriate to extract data and applies appropriate ICD-10 CM and CPT-4 codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance.

The job duties of the Coder include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinates resolution of discrepancies in clinical charge coding through Revenue Auditor Division of Revenue Cycle Management.
  • Consults with physicians to improve or clarify medical record documentation for complete, accurate and compliant coding.
  • Extracts required information from source documentation and enters into encoder.
  • Identifies and reconciles patients' pre-surgical and post-surgical visits with their Outpatient Diagnostic Accounts and appropriately combine the coding and billing of the accounts.
  • Maintains working knowledge of 3M CRS, 3M 360 Encompass, 3M Standalone, and Cornerstone and Elsevier software.
  • Assist in implementing solutions to reduce back-end billing errors.
  • Maintains knowledge of Federal and Private Sector coding and billing requirements as they apply to the Ambulatory Surgery setting.
  • May assist with Outpatient Diagnostic Coding or Emergency dept. coding as needed.

This position is 100% remote. Mainly Monday through Friday, can be flexible. Position can accept CPC-A.

What We Require:

High School education required: college degree preferred. Medical Terminology and Physiology Anatomy required.

Experience: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1.5 years combined experience in Outpatient/Ambulatory records, as well as ED and Observation accounts, with a consistent accuracy rating of 96% or better. Basic computer skills required .Experience in ICD10 and CPT coding required.

Licensure/Certification: RHIT, RHIA, CPC, CCA, CCS, or CPC-H required.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Requisition Number:
Employment Status: Full time
Location: CASB - Carilion Administrative Services Building
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Monday through Friday
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

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Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.