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#96997 Coder III, Multi-specialty (Remote)

Filing Deadline: Fri 2/15/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/05/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/17/2018. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely.


Under general supervision, performs in depth complex daily CPT, HCPC, and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding of inpatient and outpatient charge documents received from physicians for surgical procedures such as: vascular surgery, skin grafts, interventional Radiology, etc. Accurately interpret handwritten notes/diagnoses and convert them into CPT/HCPC/ICD-9/ICD-10 codes.

Retrieve all pertinent charging information through HCRT an IDX systems for professional fee coding purposes. Batch and review all charges for data entry readiness. Prepare memos to physicians/staff regarding abstract feedback as needed. Performs other related functions as required.


  • Graduation from High School or GED; or equivalent experience.

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).

  • Must have three (3) years of comparable coding experience.

  • Strong skills in CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10 and HCPC coding applications.


  • A Bachelor's Degree.

  • Radiology coding, surgical coding and E/M edit resolution experience.

  • EPIC experience.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Must be able to work overtime if required.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
In-House Collections
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
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Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Variable


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.