• Radiation & Oncology Charge Entry Specialist

    Job Number
    227190
    Facility
    BH Corporate Office
    Department
    Revenue Integrity-Corp
    Address : Street
    1900 North Higley Rd
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Gilbert
    Work Schedule
    Day
    Position Type
    FR: Flat Rate
    Posting Category
    Other
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    Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.

     

    This team is responsible for working Radiology & Oncology charges for 6 plus Banner Health Facilities.  This is a very self-managed team that is focused on ensuring daily goals are met with extreme accuracy and speed.

     

    This Charge Specialist position is ideal for someone that is extremely detail oriented and enjoys the process of auditing. You will be capturing charges for Radiology & Oncology and Interventional Radiology, working through documentation, and ensuring that orders are accurate and ready for submittal. This is a great position for someone that self-managed and desiring a more flexible schedule.

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Banner Health Corporate
    Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.

     



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    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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    Job Summary

    This position assigns appropriate billing codes for an acute care, periop, or outpatient unit(s), clinic(s) or medical office(s) system-wide. Evaluates medical records, provider notes and dictation to determine appropriate procedure codes to assign to patient records and bills. Uses coding software and the companys Charge Description Master (CDM) to create billings and charges for insurers, government agencies and other payors.


    Essential Functions

  • Reviews patient records, dictated report(s), physician/provider notes. Uses a standard listing of procedures/charge codes and/or an automated system with the companys programmed Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for all commonly used Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs).

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in clinical documentation. Shares that information with the appropriate Revenue Integrity staff. Maintains a current knowledge of procedural terminology requirements and documentation requirements.

  • Works with other point of service charging/coding staff to maintain consistency in practice across the system.

  • Works as a member of the system team to provide services and achieve goals. As assigned, may manage supply chain functions, scheduling, provide patient services or administrative support.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires a level of knowledge normally gained over two or more years of related work in the same type of clinical, medical office or acute care unit. Must be knowledgeable of medical terminology and current regulatory agency requirements for coding and charging for the assigned clinical area, and have a good understanding of reimbursement methodologies. Requires strong abilities in reading, interpreting and communicating, as well as effective interpersonal skills, organizational skills and team working abilities.Requires strong abilities in reading, interpreting and communicating, as well as effective interpersonal skills, organizational skills and team working abilities.

    Must be able to work effectively with common office software, coding and billing software, and the electronic medical records system.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding experience in a similar setting and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentials preferred for some assignments.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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