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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Mercy Health Corporation (Mercyhealth)
Physical Address
2300 North Rockton Avenue
Rockford, IL 61103
Job Description


Active Full Time Hourly (80 ppp) FTE 1.0, Day, Varies

Req .# 19745

Department/Skill highlights

  • Medical Coding Specialist 1, Coding, Rockton Avenue, Days, 80 hrs/2wks
  • Location: Javon Bea Hospital Rockford, Rockton Avenue Campus

Experience a rewarding and fulfilling career with Mercyhealth. Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:

  • Employee engagement, empowerment and growth
  • Teamwork toward our common goal – providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better
  • An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work with appropriate medical staff and other coders when performing coding functions.

  • Performs standard clinic coding and some charge entry.
  • Work with Business Office staff in developing efficient coding processes by reviewing incoming EOB’s or denials.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of common coding and documentation practices and requirements to the physician clinic practices.
  • Corrects any problems with encounter forms before charges are submitted.
  • Respond to customer concerns through coding reviews requested by other departments.
  • Liaison to the clinics for coding issues and concerns.
  • Research and process missing physician charges.
  • Keep updated on applicable regulations, laws and procedures.

Education and Experience

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • One to two years coding experience in a medical practice setting, billing office, consulting firm or other related organizations.

Special Physical Demand

The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Manual dexterity to operate a keyboard and telephone. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; Prolonged sitting. handle, finger, feel, reach, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Medium work exerting 10 to 25 lbs of force or lifting occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include frequent close vision and ability to adjust focus and occasional distance vision. Manual dexterity needed to operate telephone and keyboard.

FTE: 1/80PP

EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans.

EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans.

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