Coding Educator, Facilities, Full time (#4643)

Location: Leprino Building
Job Code: 4643
# of Openings: 1


Coding Educator, Facilities (#4643)

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
Aurora, CO

University of Colorado Hospital is seeking a Coding Educator, Facilities to assure that University of Colorado Health achieves the objective of coding according to hospital approved and official coding guidelines and adhering to the compliance program of University of Colorado Health. This person acts as a liaison between facilities, departments, providers and staff that use coded information and works with clinicians and health information management professionals to increase coding accuracy and appropriately depict the quality of care delivered. In addition, he/she participates in Epic training in the role of Coding champion.

University of Colorado Hospital is a stimulating academic environment dedicated to life-changing research.  We have a fresh leadership team with a new vision for our department. Bring your ideas to UCH and make an impact while you help us grow. Other advantages include an internal education department, educational assistance over and above internal training, and flexible scheduling!

Your valued expertise will flourish here with the following qualifications:

  • One of these accepted coding certifications: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Certified Coding Specialist – Physician-based (CCS-P); Certified Coding Associate (CCA); Certified Professional Coder (CPC); Certified Professional Coder – Outpatient Hospital (CPC-H)
  • 2 years of ICD-9, HCPCS and CPT coding experience; or lieu of coding experience, IT system experience, data mining or other past experience deemed by HR or Management as beneficial to the UCHealth education department
  • 2 years of training experience in a hospital coding department

Recognized as one of the top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S. by Health Exec News, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is a 3-time Magnet hospital. In 2011 and 2012, UCH was honored as the #1 academic hospital in quality in the U.S. by the University HealthSystem Consortium. On a local level, The U.S. News Best Hospitals report ranks UCH as the best hospital in Colorado. UCH recently joined with Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies and Memorial Hospital to form University of Colorado Health, further extending quality healthcare all along the front range of the majestic Rocky Mountains.

There are many important advantages to becoming part of UCH, including our continuing growth and financial stability. This means that going forward, we can provide everything you need to succeed and thrive. Here are some of the excellent compensation and cafeteria-style benefit programs we offer:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability insurance
  • Health care spending account
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Continuing Education and Professional Membership Program
  • Life Insurance for employee and dependents
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan                           
  • Basic pension plan


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