Coder Senior/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Coder Senior/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Coder Senior

Department Name:

H4021: Revenue Management - Coding & Documentation

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Some job-related travel may also be involved (less than 10% of time).


Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Other days/times as needed by department.

Job Summary:

The professional coding team is currently seeking a Coder Senior to provide standardization, quality, expertise and customer service focus to the UK Healthcare system. The Coder Senior will have frequent contact with customers/patients, faculty, physicians, vendors, and University personnel.

Primary responsibilities will include performing highly technical professional billing and coding, correlating multispecialty 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 Coder Senior must also manage CEUs (continuing education credits) to maintain required credentials.

This position will require the ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time and work in a fast-paced environment. The qualified individual must enjoy working in a team-oriented environment and be able to communicate with a diverse patient/customer population.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

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

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Associate degree and at least three years of paid, full-time medical coding experience.

Deadline to Apply:


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: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time