Position is responsible for processing the information needed to generate billings for services provided by the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic. The Billing Clerk/Coder abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records, charts and documents and assigns appropriate ICD-9 /ICD-10 and/or CPT-4 codes to patient records according to established procedures. Works with coding databases and confirms DRG assignments.
Education: High School Diploma or GED. Graduate of a medical coding program preferred.
Experience: Six (6) - twelve (12) months experience in coding/billing or medical. Graduate of a medical coding program may be substituted in lieu of experience. Experience with encoding software or EMR.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: CPC or CCS certified is preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Experience in and familiarity with billing coding; ability to perform data entry, bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, experience in customer service preferred, experience in accounts receivable duties is preferred.
We serve more than 149,000 across 24 medical clinics, 12 dental clinics, 8 pharmacies, and 59 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
We will let joy in.
We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic