Rad Onc Charge Spec I

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New Haven, CT
Jun 10, 2019


Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.


Assigns codes to various conditions and procedures to ensure proper billing.

  • 1. Adheres to the "I am YNHH" service excellence pledge and promotes a positive work environment.
  • 2. Analyzes radiation therapy patient records and assigns appropriate ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes in a timely and accurate manner.
  • 2.1. Determines and inputs appropriate ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes into ARIA and Mosaiq for all radiation therapy procedures, which includes treatment, clinic and physics' procedures.
  • 3. Analyzes radiation therapy patient records and assigns appropriate CPT codes in a timely and accurate manner for all radiation procedures.
  • 3.1. Posts all clinic and treatment charges within 24 hours of receipt.
  • 4. Performs miscellaneous receptionist and file room responsibilities to ensure all customer needs are met.
  • 4.1. Provides coverage for clinic and treatment area reception desks.
  • 5. Team Alignment- Participates in Striving for Excellence work at the department level
  • 5.1. Actively contributes to all departmental activities that support a positive work environment.
  • 6. Reports and record keeping
  • 6.1. Continually updates data in ARIA, Mosaiq and Epic Logician to ensure Yale-New Haven Hospital accurate demographic information.
  • 7. Completes all projects assigned by the manager in a timely and accurate manner.
  • 8. Provides analytic end of month charge activity reports.

    Other information:


    High school diploma or GED, with additional up to date training in , ICD-10 and CPT-4 systems, supplemented by computer courses. Knowledge of medical terminology and extensive computer experience required. Certified Professional Coder preferred.


    Minimum of 1 to 3 years coding experience required, Radiation Oncology coding experience/ billing is preferred. .


    AAPC ROCC preferred or completed within 18 months of hire


    In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy. Understanding of ICD - 10 and CPT-4 coding systems. Ability to exercise good judgment, attention to detail, independent logic; intermediate to advanced level computer data entry. Ability to train new and existing staff members in the application of the charge coding systems.

    Responsible for accurate input and review of procedure codes (IDC-9 and CPT-4) to ensure appropriate and correct patient charges, and timely coding and subsequent data entry into hospital billing system.

    Exercises independent judgment in determining appropriate diagnosis and procedure data from all types of medical record documentation and physician communications. Adapt to changing coding environment and new regulations.

    Primarily sedentary work sitting within typical office setting without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Requires occasional ability to lift, push and pull objects such as files and office supplies up to 30 pounds and/or continuously up to 10 pounds; and occasional moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, walking long distances or moving from one work site to another.

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    Job Info

    Job: 5267

    Department: Greenwich Radiation Oncology
    Category: Him/med Records
    Status: Part Time With Benefits
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 24.00

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