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Guidehouse Remote Pro Fee Coder - Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Family :

Medical Records

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :


What You Will Do:

Under general supervision, the Remote Surgery Department Coder, codes any areas of the Surgery Department including, Vascular, Neurology, Urology, General Surgery, ENT, Cardiology, Orthopedics, GI, and GYN using the most current CPT/ICD/HCPCS manuals as assigned. If requested by supervisor, provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and/or other department staff. Maintains knowledge of AMA guidelines and billing compliance and performs all other duties as required.

Must be self-directed, /self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be: (1) detail oriented (2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one’s own work; (3) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient and employee confidentiality; (4) adaptable to change and improvement; (5) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (6)show exemplary attitude in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment and conduct (7) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; (8) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations; and (9) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Assigns case numbers to special billing charges if applicable or sends to research as needed

  • Assigns required CPT/ICD/ASA/ HCPCS codes and/or modifiers as needed per documentation

  • Identifies missing information and gives to appropriate party for follow up

  • Resolves TES edits as required

  • Has specific job knowledge to perform assigned job functions, including all applicable computer programs

  • Attends required in-service training, various committees, department and other appropriate meetings related to medical coding issues

  • Accepts assignments and suggestions willingly

  • Quality Assurance:

  • Meets or exceeds quality assurance standards as defined by management for work assigned

  • Admits mistakes, makes corrections, and works to prevent future occurrences

  • Seeks continuing education to expand job knowledge

  • Maintains all coding certifications

  • Productivity:

  • Meets or exceeds productivity standards as defined by management for work assigned

  • Meets assigned deadlines/turnaround time

  • Performs tasks efficiently and assumes more work when possible

  • Works with management to ensure workflow is maintained and effective

What You Will Need:

  • High School diploma

  • 2 years of surgical coding experience

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or a comparable coding certification (e.g., AHIMA CCS-P)

What Would Be Nice To Have:

  • 3-5 years of surgical coding experience

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.

The annual salary range for this position is $43,200.00-$64,900.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.