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EMS Billing Coder

Marquette, Michigan

Req ID 7467-8756 Post Date Sep. 06, 2023 CategoryProfessional - Non-Clinical FacilityUP Health System - Marquette

UP Health System - Marquette


Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. UPHS – Marquette is a 222 bed hospital and houses the region’s only Level II Trauma Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). We also provide outreach with programs like annual health and safety fairs, health screenings for the entire family and more to keep our community healthy!

Where We Are:

In Marquette our fascinating history, rural landscape, abundant recreational opportunities, and welcoming people make the Upper Peninsula someplace special. From a thriving culinary scene to charming shops to historic lighthouses and museums, there is something for everyone in this beautiful lakeside gem.

Why Choose Us:

Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare

And much more…


Position Summary:

Applies the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data
retrieval, analysis, and claims processing.

Assigns accurate ICD diagnosis codes, using compliant documentation.
Assigns accurate CPT/HCPCS codes to records, using compliant documentation.
Applies knowledge of Coding Guidelines to select the appropriate diagnosis code.
Uses available research and reference tools to understand the disease process and diagnosis.
Interprets physician documentation within the coding guidelines and obtains clarification from physicians
regarding vague or ambiguous record documentation.
Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities as described in HIM.COD.003 policy
and by reviewing pertinent literature.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Minimum Education:
High school diploma or equivalent 
Associate’s degree (Preferred)
*Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Valid Michigan driver's license 

Certified Ambulance Coder 

Minimum Work Experience
1 year coding experience (Preferred)


EEOC Statement:

UP Health System – Marquette is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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