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Billing Specialist/Coding Specialist III

Company: Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position:Sea Mar is a mandatory COVID-19 and flu vaccine organizationBilling Specialist/Coding Specialist III - Posting #24448Hourly Rate: $23.56Position Summary:Sea Mar Billing Department is hiring Full-time Billing Specialists for our Central Billing OfficeinFederal Way, Washington.We have up to ten full-time openings at this site.This is not a remote position.A Certified Coding Specialist III will have 6 or more years of actual coding experience. Primary responsibility is to abstract coding from medical records to obtain the highest level of reimbursement from payers and comply with all state and federal laws. Position will assist in the training and development of training materials for staff and providers. Position is responsible for documenting coding patterns, conducting trend analysis, and auditing coding accuracy. Position will also correct coding related denials and may be assigned to maintain system master files, run and work system reports on claims and denials as needed.This position requires direct communication with providers.Education and/or Experience:

  • Current certified coder certificate from AAPC or AHIMA, preferably CPC or CCS/CCS-P required. Can NOT be a (CPC-A) or associate (CCA).
  • Graduation from an accredited two-year college with a degree in business, accounting or health information systems preferred. College degree may substitute for experience requirement.
  • Six or more years of actual coding experience.
  • Six years' experience in medical, dental, and/or behavior health billing/coding, ICD-9/ICD-10, CPT coding and medical terminology and anatomy required.
  • Graduation from an accredited two-year college with a degree in business, accounting or health information systems preferred. College degree may substitute for experience requirement.
  • A 90% or higher grade on the Pre-Employment Assessment test required.
  • Must be able to compile, interpret, and utilize information.
  • Must be able to work well with diverse group of individuals including staff and clients.
  • Must be able to resolve client billing problems in a timely manner.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.What We Offer:Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it's a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. The fringe benefits surpass most companies. For example, Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package of:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Prescription coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability
    • Paid-time-off starting at 24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays.We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.How to Apply:To apply for this position complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Alisa Gibson, Coding Revenue Cycle Manager at Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity EmployerPosted 12/08/2022External candidates are considered on 12/13/2022This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).Please visit our website to learn more about us at www.seamar.org.You may also apply thru our Career page at

Keywords: Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Federal Way , Billing Specialist/Coding Specialist III, Accounting, Auditing , Federal Way, Washington

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