Coding Quality Assurance Specialist II PB Cardiology

Position: Coding Quality Assurance Specialist II PB Cardiology

Job ID: 157634

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Days

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Coding Quality Assurance Specialist - Profressional Billing Cardiologoy - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assign and audit the accuracy of the ICD-10-CM and CPT codes to ambulatory, emergency center, observation, and day surgery records for purposes of billing, research, and providing information to government and regulatory agencies. This role ascertains the accuracy of the physicians' E/M and procedure coding to their documentation, completes the auditing reporting tool, and provides feedback to the education team and/or provider.


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Responsibilities :

  • Assigns ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT codes
  • Completes neonatal information regarding birth weight, gestational age, TPN, ECMO and number of ventilator days
  • Answers inquiries from outpatient clinics and ancillary departments for appropriate assignment of ICD-9-CM and CPT codes
  • Identifies and reports charts with missing documents needed for coding and billing purposes
  • Prepares questions and provides charts as examples so that questions can be resolved
  • Assists in auditing records
  • Assigns procedure codes for extended patient stays as requested by patient accounting for billing cycle purposes


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • CCA, CCS, CCS-P, CIPC, COC, CPC or CRC certification required or
  • RHIA or RHIT certification from the American Health Management Association required
  • 2 years’ coding experience required

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