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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Director of Coding - USC Care - FT 8 Hour Days

USC Care Hospital Alhambra, California

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education                                      

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:

  •  7 years of experience. Graduation from a formal coder training program or completion of an academic class in
  • medical coding. Thorough knowledge of professional fee clinical coding & reimbursement topics and
  • experience with electronic medical records. Possesses broad knowledge of various
  • medical specialties and appreciates the complexities of subspecialty coding practices.
  • Project management and advance software skills a must. Demonstrates strong written and
  • verbal communication, organizational, analytical and presentation skills.                                      

Required License/Certification:

  • Physician-based coding certification from AAPC/AHIMA                                         


Oversees, directs and provides strategic leadership for the operations and activities of the professional coding functions of USC Care Medical Group’s Office of Revenue Cycle Management, including supervision of subordinate staff involved in professional coding, abstracting, audits, education and productivity standards. This position promotes a collaborative, open, and inclusive work environment within a highly matrixed organization. Partners with senior leadership including department chairs, division chiefs, clinic directors and senior department administrators to ensure accurate and timely professional fee coding of inpatient and outpatient records according to USC Care Medical Group policies and procedures. Collaborates and partners with health system health information management coders, documentation specialists and clinical revenue integrity team to provide consistent messaging and communications to medical staff related professional and technical coding and documentation requirements for compliant coding and billing. This position reports to Chief Financial Officer, USC Care Medical Group & Ambulatory Care Services, with additional dotted-line accountability to Director of Revenue Cycle, USC Care Medical Group, as well as to Associate Administrator, Health Information Management & Clinical Revenue Integrity.


REQ20068353 Posted Date: 08/13/2019
CChristine Hovagimian: 2015 Keck Employee of the Year
Victor Dimacali: 2015 Keck Medicine Nurse of the Year

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