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Coder Educator - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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740653 Coder Educator Telecommute

Coder Educator - Telecommute (740653)

Position Description

The Coder Educator will be creating and delivering education to coders and providers. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 7 - 10 years healthcare experience, the AHIMA ICD - 10 Trainer credential, a coding credential, and experience in training in Inpatient / Outpatient / Provider Practice settings. The primary responsibilities are development and delivery of education content for the changing needs of coders and providers utilizing ICD - 10, and other healthcare initiatives impacting the market, such as Risk Adjustment.


You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining current Instructor - Led Training, eLearning training, and Webinars

  • Create custom Instructor - Led Training Sessions to meet specific and unique client needs

  • Dual-Coding Reviews for Outpatient / Professional Claims for the purpose of creating educational content

  • Collaborate across various levels of resources

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of healthcare / Coding / Education experience
  • Experience developing and delivering training in the physician office setting
  • Experience delivering in person classroom and one on one sessions 
  • Experience with Ambulatory Care, Inpatient Services, and Outpatient Services
  • Coding certification is required with a preference for CCS, CCS - P CPC
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficient with problem resolution, collection of relevant health care trend, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to travel up to 75%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • AHIMA ICD - 10 - CM / PCS Trainer credential
  • Certified Medical Billing and Collections Specialist Instructor PMCC - CPCO

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: coding, training, trainer, educator, AHIMA ICD-10-CM, PCS, CCS, CCS-P CPC, telecommute, remote, work from home

Job Details

  • Contest Number740653
  • Job TitleCoder Educator - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 75 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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