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Coding & Medical Records Technician

Employer
North Dakota State University
Location
Fargo, ND
Salary
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Industry
Technology
Role
IT
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Position Information

This position is responsible for coding, release of information, referral coordination, data entry, reception coverage and other duties as assigned to ensure seamless office operations of Student Health Service.

• Commitment to Service, Teamwork, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

• Coding duties:

- Assign CPT and ICD-10 codes

- Work with Insurance Coordinator to resolve any denied claims

- Provide ongoing education to clinical staff and other coding staff

• Medical records duties:

- Maintain patient confidentiality

- Be proficient in the use of the electronic medical record

- Process release of information requests in a timely manner

- Incorporate all pertinent external documents into the patient's chart

• Referral duties:

- Scheduling appointments,

- Send related appointment documentation

- Send following-up record requests

- Uploading documentation to the EHR

- Communicate with students regarding important referral information

• Reception duties:

- Greeting and checking in patients

- Scheduling appointments

- Answering phones

- Data entry

• Other duties as assigned

Work Schedule:

40 hours per week during the academic year; 24 hours per week during summer

Business Hours are Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM during the academic year and Monday-Friday 7:30AM-4PM during summer and recognized breaks

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate's Degree in health information, medical records, computer information processing, information systems, or related field or Coding Certification

• 1 year minimum coding experience

• 1 year minimum experience in medical records environment

• Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD, CPT and HCPCS

• Current Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification

Preferred Qualifications:

• Peoplesoft

• Medicat EHR

• Computer skills in Microsoft Office including excel, word and outlook

Applicant Materials Required:

• Resume

• Cover letter

• 3 professional references including current supervisor (please note references will not be checked unless candidate is notified as a finalist for the position)

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include: wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu .

Company

NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities.

North Dakota State University is an employer of choice with a commitment to offer a well-rounded benefits package for employees and their families.

NDSU is listed at 95 among 404 public universities based on the university’s research expenditures reported to the National Science Foundation. In addition, NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including: agricultural sciences; business management and business; communications; materials science; natural resources and conservation science; social sciences; sociology, demography, and population studies; and visual and performing arts.

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Location
1340 Administration Ave.
Fargo
ND
58102
US

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