Physician Coding Educator

Physician Coding Educator – Remote

Job ID 193422BR

  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Finance

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description
The Coding & Documentation Educator is an internal resource to clinicians by providing training, consultation, audit and coordinated feedback on their medical service documentation and coding to ensure that Mayo Clinic receives appropriate reimbursement and conforms to applicable guidelines and regulations. This position performs medical record audits to ensure compliance with all applicable coding regulations as well as with organizational standards, practices, policies, and procedures. It is intended to provide elbow-to-elbow coding and documentation support through ad hoc phone calls, site visits, the creation of specialty or individual provider tip sheets, virtual and on-site presentations. Serves as subject matter expert with specialty-specific knowledge of surgical, E&M, diagnosis coding & documentation. Analyzes data, communicates findings, and facilitates improvement efforts. Independently develops and maintains educational materials and training programs. Works in conjunction with the clinical practice managers and production coding leadership teams. This position may require on-site work to interact with physicians with potential for remote work as directed by manager.

*This position is 100% remote work. Individual may live anywhere in the US.

**Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.

-Associate’s Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred in a health care related field.
-Minimum of 6 years of professional coding experience and demonstrated knowledge of complex service lines.
-Additional 2 years progressive and in-depth multispecialty professional services coding and/or auditing experience in assignment of diagnostic and procedural/surgical coding.

Additional qualifications
-5 years extensive auditing experience with demonstrated ability to provide effective analytical problem solving.
-2 + years of multispecialty professional services coding experience assigning evaluation & management codes.
-2 years experience with project management functions and presenting education and training feedback to small and large groups, especially to physicians or other clinical providers.

Advanced proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite of products and other software programs to document and manage audit data.

License or certification
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or coding credential of a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-P), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.

Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) or other specialty-specific certifications must be obtained within 2 years of position start date:

Ambulatory Surgical Center – CASCC
Anesthesia and Pain Management – CANPC
Cardiology – CCC
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery – CCVTC
Dermatology – CPCD
Emergency Department – CEDC
Evaluation and Management – CEMC
Family Practice – CFPC
Gastroenterology – CGIC
General Surgery – CGSC
Hematology and Oncology – CHONC
Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular – CIRCC®
Obstetrics Gynecology – COBGC
Ophthalmology – COPC
Orthopaedic Surgery – COSC
Pediatrics – CPEDC
Rheumatology – CRHC
Urology – CUC

Exemption status Exempt

Compensation Detail $65,894.40 – $92,248.00 / year

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details Monday – Friday

*This position is 100% remote work. Individual may live anywhere in the US.

**Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.

Weekend schedule N/A

Remote No

International Assignment No

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter Oo Her

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.