"Texas Oncology is searching for a Coding Specialist. The Coding Specialist under direct supervision, performs all medical record coding activities for a group of GYN oncologists/surgeons.
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories."® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
Texas Oncology has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
"Job Details: Under direct supervision, performs all medical record coding activities. Assigns appropriate diagnostic codes to patient charts and reports as assigned. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. -Abstracts relevant clinical and demographic information from the medical record to assign ICD-10 and CPT-4 codes in accordance with coding and reimbursement guidelines.
-Identifies principal and secondary diagnosis with minimal error based on the national based standards.
-Codes with an accuracy of 97% based on QA internal reviews.
-Records all diagnostic procedures and assigns appropriate procedure codes.
-Requests diagnosis from physicians when information is not recorded.
-Determines and records the required medical information.
-Updates coding procedures and guidelines. Works with medical assistants and other staff in coordinating medical information and patient charts.
-Maintains the confidentiality of the medical information contained in each record. High school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a course in medical record technology. Minimum one year of coding medical experience required, three years experience medical coding preferred. Applicable certification is required. Knowledge of medical records coding procedures and knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT-4 Coding Systems is a must. Gyn/Oncology and surgical background is desired, experience in excel, word and office are helpful. Must be a self starter, a team player and have a great attitude. "
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00878060
About New York Oncology Hematology
New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) is the leading provider of community-based cancer care and blood disorder services. With seven convenient locations in Albany, Amsterdam, Clifton Park in Saratoga County, Hudson, Rexford and Troy, our team of 32 physicians and 350 cancer care specialists see more than 100,000 cancer visits a year.
NYOH has always been at the forefront of cancer care. More than 30 years ago, we began as the region’s first oncology practice in a community setting (outside a hospital). A few years later, we offered the first radiation treatment outside a hospital setting.
Today, we continue our commitment of providing world class care, close to home. We offer the region’s largest clinical research and drug trial operation, only stem cell transplant program and only neuro-oncology care. We recently brought the first Varian Truebeam Radiotherapy System to our new practice: Clifton Park in Saratoga County.
Our medical staff includes 32 board certified physicians who specialize in the care of patients with cancer (medical oncology and radiation oncology) and blood-related disorders (hematology). With a patient care team of more than 350 oncology certified nurse...s, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, radiation therapists and support personnel, we are able to provide the personal level of care our patients need during treatment.