Texas Tech University Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec in Lubbock, Texas

Position Description

Reviews official medical records with physician/healthcare provider documentation and assigns appropriate codes for all physician/healthcare provider services from current editions of official coding sources. Ensures accurate, complete, and timely code assignments for all physician/healthcare providers.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Knowledge of the CPT, ICD-CM, and HCPCS nomenclature, coding rules and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of inpatient and outpatient medical records processing and federal and state reimbursement regulations.
Required Qualifications


A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

*Experience: *

A minimum of three (3) years of coding and reimbursement experience that includes procedural and diagnosis coding.

*Certification: *

Current certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in the following areas:

  • Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P)
  • Certified Coding Specialists (CCS)
  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP)
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Certified Coding Associate

OR current certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) in of the following areas:

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPH-H).
Preferred Qualifications

Certified Urology Coder

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: Sr Coding & Reimburs Spec

Work Location: Lubbock

Org Level 1: Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus: HSC - Lubbock

Department: Urology Dept Lbk Genl

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Required Attachments: Professional License or Certification Resume / CV Cover Letter

Job Type: Full Time

Job Group: Clerical/Secretarial

Pay Basis: Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate: 16.89

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 9028BR