Professional Fee Coder III (full-time, FF)
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Description


Professional Fee Coder III (full-time, FF)
Full Time, FTE: 1
Administration Center
Fairfield, CA (GreenValley)

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Manager of the Ambulatory Coding Services, the coder is responsible for the coding and abstracting of medical records diagnosis and procedures working from the appropriate charge ticket and/or electronic medical record.

Classification systems used include ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS.  All work carried out in accordance with the rules, regulations and coding conventions of the American Hospital Association (Coding Clinic), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and NorthBay Healthcare coding guidelines.  Abstracts assigned codes into the electronic medical record billing system in the correct position. 

*Applicant must pass Coder III coding assessment.

1. High School Graduate; coding certification required.

Licensure and Certification:
1. CPC, CCS-P, or RHIT certification in good standing

Experience, Skills and Knowledge:
1. Five or more years of experience in professional fee coding required, of which three or more years are in inpatient and surgical coding.
2. Medical records experience is desired.
3. Comprehensive knowledge of coding and billing regulations and guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and disease processes, CPT-4 and ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS. 
4. Knowledge of and experience with PC’s and/or computer systems. 
5. Audit experience preferred.
6. Applicant must pass coding assessment

1. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare.  The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Able to communicate effectively with physicians and co-workers.
2. Excellent communication and customer service skills.
3. The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
4. Ability to withstand the pressure of continual deadlines and receipt of work with variable requirements.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/17/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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