Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
Under general supervision of the Associate Director, audit compliance and coding standards and policies to ensure the University of Iowa Practice Plan (UIPP) practice and University of Iowa Healthcare receives full and accurate reimbursement for services that comply with coding and payment rules and regulations. Analyze complex reports, and develop initiatives that improve compliance and reduce risks to the institution. Develop and present educational courses related to compliant coding, billing and documentation.
A brief medical coding quiz will be part of the interview process.
*** Please note: Five (5) professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process. ***
A Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
1-3 years of medical coding experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access software applications
Knowledge of medical terminology is required
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
HIM certification as RHIT or RHIA or coding certification (i.e. CPC, CCS, CCSP, etc) through nationally recognized credentialing body such as AHIMA or AAPC
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.