University of Mississippi Medical Center
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, located in Jackson, is the state’s only academic health science center. The Medical Center’s three-part mission is to improve the lives of Mississippians by educating tomorrow’s health care professionals, by conducting health sciences research, and by providing cutting-edge patient care. A major goal of the Medical Center is the elimination of differences in health status of Mississippians based on race, geography, income, or social status.
With more than 10,000 full- and part-time employees, UMMC is one of the largest employers in Mississippi.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, health information management, or related field plus three (3) years of ICD-9, CPT coding, and/or billing experience or equivalent combination of education/experience. Prefer certification from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and/or Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).
Knowledge of program/subject area statutory or regulatory provisions and administrative procedures. Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 & ICD-10 coding principles and guidelines, medical terminology, and insurance plans. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, clients, and other compliance staff members. Skill in applying regulatory guidelines to identify and solve problems. Skill in conducting compliance training. Ability to gather and analyze medical records and billing data and generate reports. Ability to present educational information.
Prefer certification from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and/or Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, health information management, or a related field
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Please call us to discuss in further detail.
Instructions for Resume Submission:
Please apply to requisition R00013368 online. Once you’ve created an account, you will be able to upload your resume.