Job Details

Job Title: Billing and Coding Specialist - Yakima, WA

Posted on January 03, 2018

Employer: Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital

Job Description:
Job Summary:
•High School/GED

Compass Care/Home Health and Hospice continues to be growing and supporting the communities desire to receive healthcare in their homes. This position is the first interaction the referral sources and public have with our programs. The role takes all incoming referrals, obtains orders and regulatory requirements to initiate care and communicates with the scheduler and clinical team the patient needs. This role if vital in ensuring all referrals are received and processed timely as well as in compliance with our regulatory requirements for timely admission and Medicare certified for the skilled service.

The Billing and Coding Specialist is responsible for accurate registration information, performing and obtaining payer financial coverage verification, service approvals, and utilization requirements and provides assistance in the areas of both Medical Billing and Coding. Performs document scanning of financial documents into the EMR.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent required. Post high school education and training in ICD-9/ICD-10 and/or CPT coding required; Associate and/or Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. Education may be substituted depending on experience.

Experience: Experience preferred medical billing and/or coding in an outpatient setting.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: CPC, CAA Preferred.

Level of Business Knowledge/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Medical terminology/Clerical/Customer Service required. Understanding of ICD 9, ICD 10 and CPT codes preferred.

At Virginia Mason Memorial, our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.

Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. Does this sound like the place for you? We would love to hear from you! Come be the best of the best with us!

We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including a generous 401K plan, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.

"Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

Configurated Hours: Configuration 40 hour work week - Overtime accrues when working over 40 hours in a Sunday - Saturday work week

Contact Information:
Amy Kubishta

Contact Person: Amy Kubishta
Phone: 509-966-4942
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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