Clinical Data Specialist, Surgical Coding (CPC) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
 
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The Physician Billing Department (PBD) at Memorial Sloan Kettering is seeking a Clinical Data Specialist to join their Surgical Coding team to ensure that all data is optimally coded for research purposes, financial reimbursement, and regulatory reporting.

 

 

You Are:

  • A Certified Professional Coder with extensive knowledge in anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
  • Proficient in Data entry with accuracy and attention to detail.
    Able to communicate with diverse audiences and to handle complex coding scenarios.
  • Adept at prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Skilled at creating partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Action-oriented and agile to adapt to new opportunities and tough challenges with high energy, and enthusiasm.

 

You Will:

  • Identify and assign appropriate principal and applicable subsequent diagnoses, and procedure codes based on pathology and surgical operative reports, using ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes.
  • Select CPT codes at their highest level of specificity per documentation and research requirements
  • Follow all coding guidelines as defined by NCCI and CMS regulations
  • Resolve coding rejections based on resource review when warranted
  • Communicates directly with Surgery Administration and Physicians to ensure that surgical documentation is coded in compliance with NCCI initiative and CMS regulations.
  • Participate in Faculty meetings to share feedback, provide coding guidelines and resources collaboratively.
  • Provide clarification on coding choices and documentation requirements upon request

 

You Need:

  • Certified Professional Coding (CPC) certification required
  • Two years of Surgical coding experience required
  • High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Experience with CPT and ICD-10-CM coding
  • Experience in an automated healthcare coding environment is required

Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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