Coastal Medical
  • 07-Sep-2021 to 06-Nov-2021 (EST)
  • Billing
  • Warwick, RI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Coastal Medical offers a full compensation package including paid holidays, earned time, 401K match and health and life insurance benefits.

Billing Coding Specialist

The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

  • Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
  • Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
  • Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings and workgroups.
  • Lifespan has joined other healthcare leaders and systems around the country in requiring all employees, regardless of their role, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, the Rhode Island Department of Health has now issued a new emergency regulation requiring all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • All new employees must at least have 1 dose of the COVID vaccine by October 1st and be fully vaccinated by October 31st.
  • Compliance with the Lifespan Seasonal Influenza Policy is required by October 31st for all employees and physicians.

The Position: We are currently in search of a Billing Coding Specialist. The Billing Coding Specialist's main responsibility includes ensuring coded services, provider charges and medical record documentation meet appropriate guidelines or standards.

  • This is an hourly, full time position with a schedule of 40 weekly hours, Monday through Friday.
  • This position is located at our Central Services Office in Warwick, RI.
  • Employee parking is provided.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for accurate and complete coding according to compliance guidelines and for assigning ICD-9/10 and CPT codes from physician documentation
  • Ability to sequence diagnosis and procedures using coding guidelines
  • Knowledge of documentation and coding for Risk Adjustment
  • Provide ongoing feedback for targeted training
  • Maintain working knowledge of CPT and ICD 9/10 coding principles, governmental regulations, protocols and third-party requirements pertaining to billing and documentation
  • Complies with federal and local confidentiality laws, including HIPAA, ensuring patient privacy


  • Medical Coder Certification
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Medical Billing Certified Coder
  • Expertise in the ICD 9/10 and CPT coding systems

Why You Should Apply:

  • We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
  • Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.

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