Surgical Medical Coder

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Remote
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Job ID: 135888
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a healthcare provider in Jacksonville, Florida for a remote Surgical Medical Coder position. They are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Surgical Medical Coder to accurately assign ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS codes to surgical procedures performed in their healthcare facility. The Surgical Medical Coder will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate documentation, optimal reimbursement and compliance with coding guidelines and regulations. If you are passionate about surgical coding and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients, we encourage you to apply.

Surgical Medical Coder Responsibilities:

  • Review operative reports, anesthesia records and other clinical documentation to accurately abstract surgical procedure details for coding purposes
  • Assign appropriate ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS codes to surgical procedures, diagnoses and services performed
  • Ensure coding accuracy and completeness to support appropriate reimbursement and minimize denials
  • Collaborate with surgeons, nurses and other healthcare professionals to clarify documentation and resolve coding discrepancies
  • Stay informed about updates to coding guidelines, regulations and compliance requirements related to surgical coding
  • Perform regular coding audits and participate in coding-related education and training initiatives
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to HIPAA regulations at all times
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and external auditors as needed

Surgical Medical Coder Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate or bachelor's degree in health information management or related field preferred
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification required
  • 4+ years of experience in surgical coding, preferably in a healthcare facility setting
  • Proficiency in ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding systems
  • Strong understanding of surgical terminology, anatomy, physiology and procedural techniques
  • Experience with electronic health record (EHR) systems and coding software preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to maintaining coding accuracy, integrity and compliance with regulatory requirements

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Wiktoria Worach
Project Manager – Healthcare Revenue Cycle
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.