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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC is one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Its internationally renowned physicians and scientists provide world-class patient care at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and more than 80 outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

Keck Medical Center was ranked No. 16 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospital Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The hospital also ranked in the top 4 in urology (tie); top 10 in geriatrics; top 15 in ophthalmology, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery and nephrology; top 20 in neurology & neurosurgery; top 25 in cancer; and top 35 in pulmonology & lung surgery.

Coder - Patient Accounting - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union)

Patient Accounting Hospital Alhambra, California

In accordance with federal coding compliance regulations and guidelines, use current ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS code sets/systems to accurately abstract, code, and electronically record into the 3M Coding & Reimburse System (3M-CRS) & the coding abstracting system (3M-ClinTrac), all diagnoses and minor invasive and non-invasive procedures, documented by any physician in outpatient medical records (i.e. OP Ancillary visits: Laboratory, Radiology etc.; Clinic Visits; Radiation Oncology; Recurring Visits, etc.).  Address OCE/NCCI edits within 3M-CRS and those returned from the Business Office.  Performs other coding department related duties as assigned by HIM management staff.


Minimum Education: • High school diploma and successful completion of college courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and a certified coding course. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: • One to three-years of experience in ICD-9 & ICD-10 (combined) and CPT/HCPCS coding of outpatient/ED medical records in hospital or outpatient clinic, and experience in using a computerized coding & abstracting software and an encoding/code-finder database systems is required. Required License/Certification: • Minimum National Certification: AHIMA Certified Coding Associate (CCA); or AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P); or AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); or AAPC Certified Professional Coder – Hospital (CPC-H). • If there is the absence of a national coding certificate and the coder possesses any one of the following national certifications, the coder will be required to pass any of the national coding examinations Re: the aforementioned coding certificates within six (6) months of employment: o AHIMA Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) o AHIMA Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) • Successful completion of the hospital specific coding test – with a passing score of ≥70%. • Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.


REQ20086706 Posted Date: 03/09/2020

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