STEPS Coder Associate

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Job Title:

STEPS Coder Associate

Requisition Number:

TE05241

Department Name:

H4021: Revenue Management - Coding & Documentation

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$17.00/hour

Type of Position:

Temporary

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Physical Requirements:

Working at a computer for extended periods. On occasion, may lift objects up to 50 lbs.

Shift:

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm. Other days/times as needed by department.

Job Summary:

STEPS Coder Associate/UKHC – The Professional Coding team is currently seeking a STEPS Coder Associate to to provide standardization, quality, expertise and customer service focus to the UK Healthcare system. The Coder Associate will have frequent contact with customers/patients, faculty, physicians, vendors, and University personnel. Primary responsibilities will include performing highly technical multi-specialty professional billing and coding, and ensuring adherence to all regulatory billing and coding guidelines. This position will also be required to maintain an excellent working relationship with customers and provide cross-coverage as needed. The Coding Associate must also manage CEUs (continuing education credits) to maintain required credentials. This position will require the ability to use a computer for extended periods and work in a fast-paced environment. The qualified individual must be able to communicate with a diverse patient/customer population.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Attention to detail, accuracy, CPT and ICD-10 knowledge, knowledge of coding and billing software, HIPAA, and regulatory compliance and time management skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Deadline to Apply:

03/12/2021

University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 3/3/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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