Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute
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Certified Professional Coder

301 Professional View Dr
Freehold, NJ

Full-Time

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.

• Medical insurance
• Dental insurance
• Vision insurance
• 401K with company match
• Flex Spending Account (FSA)
• Holiday / Overtime pay
• Cash Balance
AOSMI was founded in 2007 with the merger of two of the areas longest tenured practices – Western Monmouth Orthopedic Associates and New Jersey Orthopedic Associates.  For more than 25 years, each has been a leader in providing quality orthopedic and sports medicine care. Together as one, we are even stronger and making a real difference in people’s lives.

The combined practice allows us to draw on our complementary strengths to deliver exceptional patient-centered, patient-focused care for a better overall patient experience.

Our surgeons and staff are committed to restoring your health so that you can resume your normal routines as quickly as possible. We pride ourselves on exceptional service, medical expertise, and close doctor-patient relationships that all contribute to the healing process. You get the attention and treatment you need from Advanced Orthopedics Freehold – to feel better faster.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Read and interpret medical record documentation with patient records to identify all diagnoses and significant procedures that are to be coded, with both scheduled surgeries, ER and add on surgeries, and enter them into the practice management system
  •  Apply federal guidelines in the coding of patient diagnoses and procedures according to CPT/HCPCS and ICD-10-CM coding conventions.
  •  Assist Billing Department in all aspects EOB error resolution, i.e., verifying and correcting all coding issues. Provide follow-up and reinforcement of correct coding guidelines to maintain continued compliance.
  •  Provide coding support and education to physicians/billing staff regarding new procedures/practices and federal regulations.
  •  Provide coding support to charge posters, secretaries, front desk/ registration
  • Provide CPT and ICD-10 codes for internal (i.e., precertification) and external (i.e., hospital, lab, orthotics, etc.) sources.
  •  Performs other related duties that may be inclusive, but not listed in the job description.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must have a CPC (Certified Professional Coding) certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years' coding experience preferably in an orthopedic practice
  • Knowledge of eCW beneficial but not required
  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding systems
  • Perform accurate, timely coding charge entry and billing reconciliation functions for multiple physicians
  • Customer Service, communication and organizational skills a must
  • Maintain proper, courteous, and helpful telephone etiquette
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and accurately prioritize problems & initiatives
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Accept a background check to be performed
  • Accept a drug test to be performed
  • Minimum of 3 years' coding experience in a full service orthopedic practice
  • Perform accurate, timely coding charge entry and billing reconciliation functions for multiple physicians
  • Maintain proper, courteous, and helpful telephone etiquette
  • Ability to work under pressure and accurately prioritize problems & initiatives
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree
  • CPC (Certified Professional Coding) certificate
  • Knowledge in: Knowledge of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding systems
  • Knowledge in: Microsoft Office

Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.