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Medical Coding and Billing Specialist (Full-time)-Hilo, HI-

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

Hilo, HI, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

Quality is in our DNA; is it in yours?

You are a superhero when it comes to attention to detail. You’ve got problem-solving instincts, a passion for patient care, and the drive to keep things running smoothly. You’re also looking for great benefits, the support of an all-star team, and an opportunity to grow your career.

Join our front line of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions.

This opportunity is-

LOCATION: Hilo, Hawaii

Status: Full-Time

Onsite- Opportunity

Days: Monday - Friday

HOURS: 1st Shift TBD

Base Hourly Pay: $22.92 to to $25.22

In this role, you will-

Under direct supervision and in accordance with Company policies, procedures, and guidelines, this position:

The DX Coding Specialists code medical/laboratory requisitions with diagnoses and/or procedures ICD-10 coding in accordance with ICD-10 coding practices

  • Investigate and obtain missing diagnoses and/or procedure data
  • Assists and/or trains others in coding practices as necessary
  • Adheres to confidentiality, safety, compliance, and legal requirements
  • Maintains consistent and reliable attendance and complies with company guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned

All you need is:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Typing (min 35 wpm) and 10 Key. MUST be able to demonstrate proficiency.
  • Medical coding (ICD-10) knowledge required
  • Medical procedure coding (CPT, HCPC) knowledge preferred
  • Understanding of CMS (Medicare) medical necessity policies preferred
  • Medical coding certification preferred
  • Prior experience in a medical billing office is preferred
  • For hospital settings, additional requirements may apply and change without notice,
  • including but not limited to,
  • criminal background check, health clearance, and hospital compliance training
  • Successfully pass Company pre-employment drug test and periodic and random thereafter
  • Demonstrated and proven ability/experience in accomplishments in all of our five core

Bonus points if you’ve got:

  • Minimum of six (6) months of related experience or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Experience with medical/insurance billing and Customer Service
  • Experience in a multitasking environment

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow in your profession
  • Free lab services for you and your dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement with a 401(k) plus a company match
  • A sense of belonging – we’re a community!

We also want you to know:

This role will provide routine access to protected health information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality and abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. Employees are expected only to access PHI when required to fulfill job duties.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Job Category:

Accounts Receivable


Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP

In 2008 Clinical Labs of Hawaii became a member of Sonic Healthcare Ltd. Sonic is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Since its establishment in 1987, Sonic Healthcare has grown to become the world’s third largest pathology/laboratory medicine company with operations in eight countries. Sonic’s success stems from the belief that a global culture of Medical Leadership leads to the delivery of outstanding medical services. Learn more about our medical leadership, values.

Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.