Job Description

If you are seeking to join a stable and established organization with high employee and patient satisfaction ratings, then Tri-City Cardiology is for you!  Tri-City Cardiology has been serving the healthcare needs of the East Valley for 40 years.

We are searching for an experienced, customer service oriented Certified Medical Coder to join our dynamic team.  If you are passionate about providing the highest level of customer service and patient care, we want to speak with you!

Tri-City Cardiology has a vision “To be among the best providers of cardiovascular care in the entire country and be a place where employees want to work, patients want to receive care and physicians want to practice.”

Consistent with our vision, we constantly strive to improve our employee satisfaction. Tri-City Cardiology has been voted a Top Place to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal. Annual employee satisfaction surveys are conducted to obtain feedback on how we can continue to make Tri-City Cardiology the best place to work.

Location: Administrative Offices (Power Rd/US 60)

Schedule: 7am-4pm Monday-Friday now through December, 8am-5pm Monday-Friday January-June.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position ensures that all charges and payments are posted timely and provides daily support to the financial services team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Codes and post all hospital and office charges accurately (confirming demographics, correct diagnosis and procedure coding) timely.
  • Creates new patient charts and verifies insurance.
  • Creates and maintains daily hospital rounding sheets.
  • Creates and maintains physician lacking lists weekly.
  • Provides physician education on E&M and coding guidelines, through quarterly meetings and audits.
  • Assists AR staff with coding rationale on denied claims.
  • Maintains timely posting of all office and hospital charges. Communicates any delays in posting to supervisor.
  • Continues to stay current on insurance, billing and coding rationale, modifiers and authorization requirements for accurate billing and coding.
  • Maintains CEU’s to keep certifications current.

Note: The essential functions outlined in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements of the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Current Certification CPC, CCC or CCS-P.
  • One year of experience in medical billing department.
  • 40 wpm typing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ICD and CPT codes, billing practices and policies/procedures.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking ability in order to resolve problems and carry out instructions.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in an effective, clear, calm, friendly and professional manner.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all internal and external customers.
  • Manages tasks in a timely fashion.
  • Knowledge of basic computer and math skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous medical coding experience preferred.
  • Three to five years medical billing or coding experience.

In addition to fostering a positive work environment with internal career growth opportunities for our employees, we offer a generous comprehensive Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Competitive wages
  • Monday-Friday work schedules*
  • Health, Dental & Vision Coverage (1st of the month following 60 days of employment for full-time, regular employees)**
  • 401(k) retirement plan**
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)**
  • Paid Sick Leave (PSL)
  • 7 Company Paid Holidays**
  • 100% Company Paid Life Insurance**
  • Supplemental Insurance**
  • Health and Wellness Program with incentives attached**
  • Employee Assistance Programs**
  • Opportunities for quarterly bonus incentives**
  • Employee discounts

**Available for full-time, regular employees of Tri-City Cardiology after meeting certain eligibility requirements

Tri-City Cardiology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal employment opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

For more information about career opportunities with Tri-City Cardiology, please visit our career site at: jobs.tricitycardiology.com

About Tri City Cardiology

At Tri-City Cardiology, patient satisfaction is a top priority. Our team of physicians and staff are dedicated to providing you with high quality care and outstanding patient service so that every encounter is a positive experience! Each of the 24 board-certified physicians on the staff of Tri-City Cardiology are dedicated to bringing only the best cardiology and vascular care to their patients in the Phoenix Metro area. Each one is a leader in his or her field of specialty, many earning the distinction of “Top Doctor” recognition by Phoenix Magazine since the practice was established in 1979. As graduates from some of the nation’s leading medical schools and fellowship programs. The Tri-City Cardiology team of physicians enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement.

To maintain the highest degree of patient confidence, the practice relies on the Press Ganey system for scoring patient satisfaction. Our physicians are focused on providing quality cardiovascular services based on the clinic guidelines established by their specialty boards.and fellowship programs, the Tri-City Cardiology team of physicians enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement.

Our physicians work closely with East Valley hospitals to bring state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment and preventative services to the community.