Medical Coding & Billing Assistant

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
153243

Job Title
Medical Coding & Billing Assistant

Official Title
Medical Coding & Billing Assistant

Position Number
00005683

Department
Health & Wellness-Gen - 160700

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
No

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Department Overview
The University of North Texas (UNT) Student Health and Wellness center is a full service medical center offering general wellness and specialty medical care to all UNT students. The Student Health and Wellness Center is staffed with licensed physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, certified lab technologists, psychiatrists, registered nurses, registered dietitians, radiology technicians, and massage therapists.

The University of North Texas is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance.

Job Description
The Health & Wellness Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Medical Coding & Billing Assistant to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* General Billing department duties, such as cash handling, payments, and insurance
* Patient Check-Out
* Updating and verifying patient accounts

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma/GED equivalent and three years of general office or clerical
experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Ability to professionally handle clients in stressful situations with empathy and composure.
* Experience with auditing medical records to ensure charges are captured appropriately.
* Knowledge of medical terminology, CPT, ICD10CM and HCPCS coding.
* Experience with handling cash and security of cash.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Medical coding experience
* Medical coder certification
* Cash handling experience

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
No

Job Open Date
10-09-2017

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
$1,920.00

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63947

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