Coder I - Professional Fee

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Unit Description

Care Site Description

SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization headquartered in Broomfield with facilities located in Colorado, Kansas and Montana. SCL Health operates:

9 hospitals
4 safety net clinics
1 children's mental health treatment center
190+ ambulatory service centers
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health—and hope—to our patients.

Our ministry is dedicated to improving the health of the communities and individuals we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.



This position is responsible for accurate and timely entry and validation of procedures and diagnoses based upon documentation in the patient's medical record. This may include charge entry, reviewing work queues to address claim edits, and processing coding related denials.

  • Use appropriate code books, tools, and automated coding systems to determine appropriate codes based upon documentation.
  • Maintains assigned work queues within defined processing timeframe.
  • Responsible to obtain clarification with the appropriate party on documentation for accurate coding.
  • Responsible for meeting productivity and quality standards.

This position has the possibility of becoming remote.


High School Diploma or Equivalent

1+ years of Coding experience

Prior experience working in a medical office

Certified Professional Coder (CPC-A or CPC),

Certified Coding Specialist Physician (CCS-P),

RHIT, RHIA, or CCS will be considered with Physician Coding experience. Associates hired into the Coder I position will have 1 year from the date of hire to obtain the required CPC or CCS-P Credentials.



Bachelor’s degree

3+ years’ experience

Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA)

Certified Healthcare Auditor (CHCA)

Or other specialty coding certification through AAPC

Organization: Corporate, Various Locations
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Broomfield
Department: SYS-Physician Clinic Billing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 6/15/2017 11:02:40 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17004100
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