Certified Medical Coder II


OOS is looking for a key person to join our coding team as Certified Medical Coder II.

Position Overview

The Certified Medical Coder II is key to department success because s/he acts as the immediate liaison to documentation improvement and optimization of Provider coding and practices for compliance and revenue purposes. Coders are crucial to the Revenue Cycle at Oregon Oncology Specialists and support our patients’ ability to pay for care. The incumbent is responsible for conducting quality coding reviews and performance measures, researching, analyzing, and educating providers and departments about input codes for the clinic claims.  The position’s objective is to maximize system efficiencies, reduce operational costs, increase accuracy, and improve reimbursement outcomes.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct coding reviews and quality performance measures; prepare chart review reports with recommendations; and provide education and feedback to facilitate improvement of documentation and coding.
  • Provide education/training to physicians and other providers on coding and clinical documentation. Consult with and educate/train physicians on coding practices and conventions to provide detailed coding information. Communicate with nursing staff for needed documentation for accurate coding. Provide feedback to providers as it pertains to proper coding and clinical documentation of services performed.
  • Exemplary attention to detail and completeness with a thorough understanding of government rules and regulations and areas of scrutiny for potential areas of risk for fraud and abuse regarding coding and documentation.
  • Manage a significant workload and to work efficiently under pressure meeting established deadlines with limited supervision.
  • Communicates in a clear and understandable manner; exercises independent judgment; influences and coordinate the efforts of others over whom one has no direct authority.
  • Review, analyze and input codes for clinic claims utilizing appropriate modifiers, ICD-9/ICD-10, HCPCS and CPT codes based on EMR records.
  • Work closely with the nursing staff to maintain NDC updates and NCCN guidelines.
  • Keep informed and identify new or coding changes and inform supervisor, providers and billing team of specific payer updates, carrier coding, contract changes, benefit and coverage information.
  • Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA and AAPC.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality; adhere with HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
  • Perform other related duties as directed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • Minimum two (2) years progressive and in-depth multispecialty professional services coding experience in assignment of diagnostic and procedural coding.
  • Extensive computer experience and ability to learn new computer applications quickly and independently, including: EMR(s), Microsoft Office Suite and other software programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree HealthCare or related field
  • Understanding of Unlimited Systems Revenue Cycle Software

Would you thrive in this position?

  • Do you enjoy learning and maintaining current knowledge so that you can reach high standards?
  • Do you enjoy coaching individuals and teams?
  • Can you balance of keeping clear priorities with daily urgencies?
  • Do you enjoy collaborating to resolve coding challenges?
  • Do you have exceptional critical thinking and organizational skills?
  • Would you like to influence positive change?
  • Do you thrive in a team setting?


$26.12 – $29.56 per hour, commensurate with experience

Job Type



  • Monday to Friday
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account

How to apply:

Email Careers@orcancer.com with the job title in the subject line, and attach your cover and letter and resume.

Please include the following information:

  • How many years of in-depth, multispecialty coding experience do you have? (Deal breaker)
  • Do you have a valid RHIA registration? (Deal breaker)
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • How many years of oncology coding experience do you have?

COVID-19 Considerations:

OOS is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors and employees. PPE is provided and sanitation measures are in place to ensure the safest environment possible.

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OOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Oregon Oncology provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities.