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Health Information Coder II - Health Information - FT Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 13499

Updated: November 13, 2019

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                    Health Information Coder II

Position Number:                    10005890

Reports to:                               Assistant Director, Coding

Working Title:                          Health Information Coder II

Cost Center:                             Health Information (8701)

Bargaining Unit:                      EX

FLSA:                                        Nonexempt

Job Code:                                 4734

Date Created:                           03/27/2018

Shift:                                         Day Shift

Hours:                                       40.00


Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Assistant Director of HIM for Operations, the Coder II performs abstracting and coding, using ICD-9 CM and CPT, on all outpatient visits (including ED, Ambulatory Surgery and clinic visits) at UCI Medical Center.  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  $36.18   Midpoint  $40.59   Maximum  $45.00


Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to work independently and be a self starter

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

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge of ICD-9 CM and CPT coding

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process and medical terminology

Minimum one year of acute hospital coding experience

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Skill to effectively assign codes

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


Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms


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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