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Medical Coder - Office Based - Irvine, CA $750 Sign-On Bonus For External Candidates

UnitedHealth Group

Irvine, CA
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737817 Medical Coder Office Based Irvine CA 750 SignOn Bonus For External Candidates

Medical Coder - Office Based - Irvine, CA $750 Sign-On Bonus For External Candidates (737817)

Position Description

Attention RNs, LVNs and Medical Assistants in Orange County- we are having an event for you! Come visit with us on 11/02 to learn more about clinical careers at OptumCare and its family of businesses AppleCare, Monarch Healthcare, and OptumCare Medical Group.  Clinical leaders will be available to talk with you at this casual Meet & Greet event, which will be held at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Tustin Orange County on Thursday, 11/02 from 4-6pm. Click the following link for more information and to register:
Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. Because of this hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are a vital part of their evolution. If you're looking for a better place to use your passion, your ideas and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)  

Optum Care Medical Group serve the communities within Orange and southern Los Angeles counties. The combined medical group is composed of 15 practices with more than 90 physicians and mid - level providers. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, Optum Care Medical Group strives to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient - driven model.
Schedule: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm Office in Irvine, CA
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Under general supervision, reviews, analyzes and assures the final diagnoses and procedures as stated by the practicing providers are valid and complete
  • Accurately codes office procedures for providers to ensure proper reimbursement
  • Provides education to the providers to ensure proper completion of Electronic Health Records and proper assignment of ICD - 10 - CDM, HCPCS and CPT codes
  • Perform Coding duties as appropriate according to pre - determined schedules
  • Participate in Coding department meetings
  • Maintain up - to - date Coding knowledge by reviewing materials disseminated by Department Manager
Required Qualifications:
  • Coding credential required (RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H)
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of hands on coding experience in Family Practice / Internal Medicine 
  • Experience Coding from paper charts as well as EMR
  • MS Office experience required i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience Coding from paper charts as well as EMR
  • Understanding of E&M 1997 guidelines
  • Experience with auditing chart notes
  • Previous experience providing feedback to providers
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)
**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates.  Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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: CPC, certified medical coder, family medicine, internal medicine, E&M, 1997 guidelines, auditing, AAPC, Irvine, Santa Ana, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number737817
  • Job TitleMedical Coder - Office Based - Irvine, CA $750 Sign-On Bonus For External Candidates
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Irvine, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsSanta Ana, CA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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