Coder II - Professional Fee Full Time - Remote (CO, KS, NM):
Centura Health

Centura Health
Centennial Colorado

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.


Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.

Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.


If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121171

Recruiter Contact: Keegan Swihart - [email protected]

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days


Under general supervision, the Coder II is responsible for multi-specialty coding and accurately assigning and sequencing ICD-10, CPT-4, and HCPCS codes and modifiers and other required coding of all ancillary services to ensure timely, accurate and complete charge capture for assigned physician clinics and IP charges. Responsibilities also include supporting clinic and site Hub staff on coding-related questions, education under the direction of the Coding Hub Manager for regulatory coding guidelines and assuring that encounters are coded to meet compliance and coding regulations and guidelines. Verifies and audits basic coding performed by the site staff. Clarifies any coding questions with physicians and uses good judgment in determining accurate and compliant coding based on the information provided or from the hospital system. This position is a primary resource to providers, office management, clinic staff and HUB staff for coding compliance. The Coder II actively abstracts (aka: charge entry) in the computer system, A/R follow-up and special project work as needed. Knowledge of the fee schedule and ability to compare coding with applicable dictation displayed.


  1. Accurately assigns ICD-10, CPT-4, and HCPCS codes and modifiers in general and multi-specialty areas, including, but not limited to, oncology, OB/GYN, orthopedics, neurosurgery, interventional radiology, endocrinology, anesthesia, etc

  2. Reviews EMR, encounter forms and applies coding training to identify and sequence appropriate ICD-10 to the appropriate CPT code.

  3. Accurately enters codes and charges and other required medical information into the designated computer software system.

  4. Works with central business office team and revenue support team on resolving claim denials and appeals to assure maximum net revenue, and identify payer underpayments in a timely fashion.

  5. Maintains coding skill through continuing education and reading of distributed materials. Trains new coders as requested in the coding and abstracting process.

  6. Demonstrates excellence in communication skills and positive interpersonal relations.

  7. Acts as a service representative of the department.

  8. Meets department and system attendance standards.

  9. Actively seeks to promote and helps to maintain a professional, team oriented, service conscious environments, which contributes to the goals of the department and reflects the values of the system.

  10. Supports chart/claim audit projects.

  11. Assists with development and/or reviews of coding guidelines, policies, procedures as needed.

* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.


  • 2-3 years medical coding experience required in a physician setting

  • Hands-on physician coding experience desired in oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardiology, interventional radiology, anesthesia, OB/GYN and other specialty areas

  • Medical Chart/charge audit experience desired

  • Medical terminology/Coding Education experience desired

  • Basic computer, word processing, and 10-key skills required

  • Encoder experience desired


  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Formal coding education completed at an accredited certificate program – 1 year minimum – required


  • Prefer CPC or CCS-P


  • Light work - (Exert up to 20lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10lbs frequently)


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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