Billing Certified Coder

Northwest Human Services
Salem, OR


Job Title: Billing Certified Coder

Employer: Northwest Human Services

Contact Information: Shannon Hansen at 503-588-5828 or

Address: 681 Center Street, Salem, OR 97301

Web Site:

Education or Degree Required: Medical Billing

Job Location: Salem, OR

Salary/Wages: Negotiable

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed: Resume

Job Description:

Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

Billing Certified Coder - YOUR ROLE AT NWHS:

NWHS is seeking a qualified Billing Certified Coder who is motivator, and enjoys, working with a great team to assist the Billing Manager at the West Salem Clinic to perform billing coding functions. The Billing Certified Coder is responsible for routine and complex encounter coding and will work to ensure appropriate coding of services (CPT-4, HCPCS), and diagnosis coding based on review of the clinical record. In this rose the BCC will provide accurate and timely medical, mental health, and /or dental billing for accurate claim submission while working in partnership and joint accountability with other team members to achieve department goals.


Qualified candidates will be a Certified Professional Coder through the AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) with an active certificate and have knowledge of and proficient in ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding, or Applicants who are in the process of completing their AAPC Testing.

Candidates must have a basic understanding of computers, file systems, and report logic and knowledge of accounting principles as they pertain to charges, adjustments and payments. Previous relevant work experience preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, but not required.


1. Review provider coding of services provided; CPT-4, HCPCS, and diagnosis (ICD10) for medical, mental health, and dental claims.

2. Review and respond to coding inquiries submitted by providers. Correct and resubmit claims based on review of the records, provider input, and payer input.

3. Work directly with providers to resolve specific coding issues and act as the liaison between providers, staff, and outside parties on coding issues.

4. Work within the electronic medical record to develop and implement strategies to make appropriate documentation, and code editing as efficient as possible.

5. Work with clinical and non-clinical teams to develop, implement, and communicate specific coding and documentation guidelines that will meet the need for complete and consistent clinical data.

Summary of Benefits: Our Board of Directors and Administration strives to provide a benefits program that is comprehensive, competitive within our industry, and affordable for our employees. Northwest Human Services offers Excellent Competitive Wages and a Generous Benefits Package that includes:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability,

403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match, a Paid Time Off plan and

7 ½ paid holidays per year.

If you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of many you can apply online at:

For more information contact the HR/Recruiting Department at:

NWHS Administration Office

681 Center St. NE • Salem, OR 97301

Office: 503-588-5828 • Fax: 503-588-5852


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Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 10 July 2019