Coding & Doc Specialist

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Coding & Doc Specialist


HSC-UNTH Administration-335001

Job Location:

Fort Worth

Full Time/Part Time:


Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

The UNT Health Science Center Clinical Practice Group is the academic practice plan for the Health Science Center. Focused on primary care and improving health outcomes to all to build a healthier community, UNTHSC Clinical Practice Group has 13 unique clinics on the UNTHSC campus. Select specialties are aligned with key educational and clinical objectives supporting our primary care focus. In each clinic, an interprofessional team works collaboratively to achieve an optimized treatment plan tailored to the individual patient. The UNTHSC Clinical Practice Group as an interdisciplinary team of primary care and specialty care providers who are dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of our patients through patient centered clinical care, research and the education of health profession students.

Position Overview:

The Coding & Documentation Specialist will review medical records, clinic schedules, surgery schedules and other documents and online resources to identify clinical activities that have not be submitted for billing. Follow up with the provider to obtain and complete billing information. Work with providers to address and correct problems with identification of diagnosis or procedure code, or mismatch between codes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Nextgen Experience Preferred
Pediatric and primary care coding experience preferred.

Required License / Registration / Certification:

CPC Certification Required

Work Schedule:

8am-5pm M-F

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Coding & Doc Specialist

Physical Requirements:

Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate


Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records to assign appropriate ICD 10 CM, HCPCS and/or CPT codes to patient records.


Reviews claim prior to submission to assure that they are complete, accurate and in compliance with coding and documentation requirements.


Communicates effectively with providers to improve coding and assure documentation supports the codes assigned.


Communicates with management personnel about any coding or billing matters that may place the organization or individual provider at risk of non-compliance. If necessary, takes that issue up the management chain to reach a resolution.


In a clinic and business environment, answers questions and resolves coding and documentation issues in real time.


Keeps billing and coding knowledge accurate, complete and current.


Performs other duties as assigned.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time