The power to change the life of every child in our region–that's what the integration of nearly 300 physicians with thousands of other caring employees brings to North Texas.
Our award-winning medical center with Magnet designation provides state-of-the-art technology to more than 30 specialties and subspecialties. We care for patients from a huge referral area, recording more than one million patient encounters a year through our medical center, neighborhood clinics, primary care offices, specialty clinics and outpatient settings.
The network includes primary care physicians and/or pediatric specialists with offices in Tarrant, Denton, Parker, Johnson and Hood counties. Through the network, Cook Children's has established physician offices in several medically underserved, predominately low-income neighborhoods. The network also has increased access to pediatric specialty care through outreach clinics in many communities in North and West Texas.
Each thought and decision of our employees is guided by the Promiseto improve the health of every child in our region. It's that passion for serving children and their families that empowers all of us who work for Cook Children's.
We welcome you to explore opportunities to become part of our network, and part of the Promise.
Education and Experience:
Requires knowledge of and skill in applying International Classification of Diseases and Procedures (ICD), and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code sets and associated Medicare/Medicaid rules and guidelines. Reviews and interprets patient medical record documentation to identify pertinent diagnoses and procedures and assigns ICD-10-CM and CPT 4 codes accurately and timely to the highest level of specificity based upon physician documentation for ambulatory surgery, special procedure, observation, emergency department, outpatient ancillary and clinic visit records. Primarily codes a mixture of different types of Evaluation & Management medical records and assists with coding outpatient ancillary clinic, specialty clinic, surgical and emergency room record coding as necessary. Communicates with physicians and other providers regarding documentation requirements and collaborates with different departments on an as needed basis. Maintains current knowledge of coding and documentation changes, rules and guidelines.
CCS or CPC with (1) year minimum current and continuous full-time ICD-10-CM & CPT-4 evaluation & management coding
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and the disease process
Ability to work well independently and productively with minimal guidance and supervision
Detail-oriented, organized and flexible with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrates coding skills and critical thinking skills utilizing current policies and procedures
RHIA or RHIT
Knowledge of health insurance processing
Skilled with electronic medical record applications, automated encoders, and other software applications
Licensure, Registration and/or Certification:
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred
***This position is located in Fort Worth, Texas***
Why join Cook Children's Physician Network?
Cook Children's Physician Network (CCPN) attracts and retains highly skilled physicians from around the United States and the world.
The management philosophy and organizational culture allow physicians to focus on patient care, while expanding their medical knowledge.
Cook Children's Physician Network is unique because it is Promise driven, financially sound and one of the largest pediatric networks in the country.
Internal Number: 50441-42973
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.