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Banner Health POS Charge Specialist - Emergency Department in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:

Revenue Integrity-Corp

Work Shift:

Weekend

Job Category:

Revenue Cycle

Primary Location Salary Range:

$19.23/hr - $28.84/hr, based on education & experience

In accordance with Colorado’s EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.

This can be a remote position if you live in the following states only: AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, MO, ND, NE, NV, TX, UT, WA, & WY

Schedule: 4- 10 hour days This will include working every weekend and two week days.

In 2021, Banner Health was awarded the designation of “Top Revenue Cycle Performance for Large Systems” during the Revenue Cycle Excellence Awards held by Crowe, a national public accounting, consulting and finance service company. The Banner Health Revenue Cycle team was selected for this distinguished designation out of 1,400 large hospitals across the country. Join a team recognized for the innovative and effective strategies that have enabled us to achieve excellence in revenue cycle performance.

This role is a remote position on the Emergency Department (ED) Charge Capture Team within Revenue Integrity. This position promotes a strong work/life balance. The Revenue Integrity Department provides opportunities for career growth and education.

This position is a vital role within the Revenue Integrity Department. The goal of the revenue integrity department is to ensure accurate and timely billing across all Banner facilities. This position is for the Emergency Department (ED) Charge Capture Team. They will focus solely on emergency room billing for all Banner facilities and work closely within the ED Team working a rotating assigned schedule for facilities and days worked. Productivity expectations are set in place for this role to be met weekly.

Technologies: MS4, Cerner, Facility Charge Ticket, Outlook, Teams

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.

POSITION 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 company’s Charge Description Master (CDM) to create billings and charges for insurers, government agencies and other payors.

CORE FUNCTIONS

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

  2. 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.

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

  4. 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.

  5. Works independently under regular supervision. Uses structured work procedures and independent judgment to solve problems and achieve high quality levels. Work output has a significant impact on business goal attainment. Customers include physicians, nurses, physician office staff, third party payors, central billing staff, staff from other departments and patients/patient families.

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

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.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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