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Lead Radiology Coder - Health Information - FT Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 12771

Updated: June 27, 2019

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                       Health Information Coder IV

Position Number:                      10007957

Reports to:                                  Manager, Coding

Working Title:                             Lead Radiology Coder

Cost Center:                               Health Information (8701)

Bargaining Unit:                        EX

FLSA:                                            Nonexempt

Job Code:                                    4732

Date Created:                             06/14/2019

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

The incumbent is responsible for coordination of all hospital and professional Radiology coding and abstracting functions in the Health Information Management Department. Reviews clinical documentation in accordance with documentation/coding guidelines and outside regulatory agency requirements. Participates in the development of processes and educational materials to ensure staff and physician compliance. Assists in overseeing the quality, accuracy and productivity of the Radiology Coders and coded/abstracted data.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $43.35   Midpoint  $48.62   Maximum  $53.89


Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Credentialed as RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC or CPC-H

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge of ICD-9 CM and CPT coding

Knowledge of ICD-9 CM, ICD-10 and CPT coding

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process and medical terminology

Minimum 5 years of acute multi-specialty hospital coding experience

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties


Preferred Qualifications:

Coding reimbursement experience

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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