Outpatient Coder II Full Time Days

Outpatient Coder II Full Time Days job in ,

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Outpatient Coder II, Provider Coding, Full-Time job, Days, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for an Outpatient Coder II to join our Provider Coding team in Albuquerque, NM.
  This full-time job is located with   Lovelace Medical Group.  A multispecialty provider group, which includes clinics, doctors and advanced practice providers in a broad range of specialties and primary care, and provides patients with exceptional health care through the support of Lovelace Health System hospitals and technology. 

Outpatient Coder II Job Responsibilities: 

  • The Outpatient Coder II will bring to the table the technical abilities to perform facility coding for outpatient surgery, emergency department (ED), specialty clinic (such as wound care), infusion and injection code assignment, and observation.
  •   Assigning ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10 diagnosis codes; HCPCS/CPT codes; and modifiers .
  •   Follow up on missing documentation, including the generation of appropriate queries, as needed .
  • To achieve appropriate and timely reimbursement and data integrity the Outpatient Coder II must ensure accurate and compliant application of correct coding principles for hospital outpatient surgery, ED, specialty clinic, infusion and injection, and/or observation services.

Outpatient Coder II Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Medical Terminology course.
  • Successful completion of an ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM coding class.
  • Successful completion of HCPCS/CPT/modifiers coding class.
  •   Successful completion of coding certification or certification eligible and must be achieved within 6 months of accepting .
  • One (1) year coding/abstracting experience in ICD-9-CM/ICD-10; outpatient hospital coding preferred. 
  • Understanding of coding resources and tools, including 3M 360 Encompass. Acknowledgment of receipt and review of updated Ardent coding policies. Maintains continuing education (CE) requirements per Ardent policy. Basic computer and software skills, including Word, Excel, encoder/grouper.

Why Lovelace?

  • Clinic named Patient Centered Medical Home by National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2017 Honored for “Deals of the Year” award by Albuquerque Business
  • First for acquisition of ABQ Health Partners’ women’s health

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.


Department / Location

Shared Coding Services
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