Medical Coder, Irvine, CA (892566)

Position Description

Monarch HealthCare is one of the largest associations of physicians and health care professionals in Orange County and Long Beach. Our network gives you lots of access to specialists, hospitals, skilled nursing, urgent care and more so you have the perfect fit for good health. Monarch is part of OptumCare, a care delivery organization that improves patient health and helps make health care work better. 

The Sr. Medical Coding Specialist is responsible for coding and coding auditing services directly to providers. This includes the analysis and translation of medical and clinical diagnoses, procedures, injuries, or illnesses into designated numerical codes.
 
 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Support Risk Adjustment Department in the review of provider medical records for compliant documentation and coding
  • Identify appropriate assignment of ICD-10 Codes for professional services and facility services
  • Provide coding and documentation education to our PCP network
  • Educate providers and specialist network on HCC (Hierarchical Condition Category) methodology
  • Support coding processors in review of PCP completed attestation forms
  • Support other departments within the organization with coding needs
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications: 
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience with outpatient or inpatient  coding
  • CCS or CPC credentials through AHIMA or AAPC
  • EHR experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Project management experience
  • Risk adjustment experience

What's the first thing that happens when one of the most successful physician groups in Orange County comes together with a global leader in health care? Opportunity. With Monarch HealthCare joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. With a vibrant network of hospitals and urgent care centers, we're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. Are you with us? Learn more about this exciting opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Monarch HealthCare®, is led by doctors who are committed to offering patients the most extensive choices and access to Orange County’s leading physicians, hospitals, labs and urgent care centers. This allows patients to get the perfect care in support of their good health. Monarch HealthCare’s independent, private-practice physicians are part of a coordinated network that works together to promote excellence in patient care.

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

**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.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.
 
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 
Job Keywords: medical coding, coder, CPC, CCS, risk adjustment, provider education, Monarch, Optum, UHG, HCC, Irvine, CA, Long Beach, CA, Anaheim, CA, California
  • Requisition Number892566
  • Job TitleMedical Coder, Irvine, CA
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Irvine, CA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt