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PD Health Information Coder - Health Information - Variable at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 11968

Updated: November 15, 2019

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                       PD Health Information Coder

Position Number:                      10005986

Reports to:                                  Manager, Coding

Working Title:                             PD Health Information Coder

Cost Center:                               Health Information (8701)

Bargaining Unit:                        EX

FLSA:                                            Nonexempt

Job Code:                                    4741

Date Created:                             11/05/2019

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          10.00


Position Summary: 

The Coder III performs abstracting and coding, using ICD-9 CM and CPT, on all inpatient visits at UCI Medical Center.  The purpose of this position is to apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing.  Accounts are coded utilizing the 3M encoder and SMS/Invision computer systems for coding and data entry.  Additional duties include preparing and compiling daily, weekly and monthly production  reports, participating in departmental PI projects, and performing related duties as assigned to meet operational needs.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $41.97   Midpoint  $45.06   Maximum  $48.15


Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the department and across the Health System

Ability to work independently and be a self starter

Credentialed as CCS, CCS-P, CPC, or CPC-H

Knowledge of ICD-9 CM and CPT coding

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process and medical terminology

Minimum 1.5 years of acute hospital, inpatient coding experience or 1 year of Coder Trainee experience

Skill to effectively assign codes

Skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of the job duties

User level experience using personal computers, particularly with encoding, abstracting and prospective payment grouper systems



Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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