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Health Data Analyst Senior/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Health Data Analyst Senior/UKHC
Requisition Number RE29945
Working Title Health Data Analyst Sr
Department Name H4021: Revenue Management - Coding & Documentation
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $25.71-42.94/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The physical requirements of this position includes utilizing a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motion such as typing.
Primarily Monday through Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm with occasional nights and weekends per departmental needs.
Job Summary
This position will assign international classification of disease codes and/or CPT codes to all specialties of hospital outpatient visits; abstract data from the medical record and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT-4 codes for billing, reporting, research and regulatory compliance; utilize 3M data abstraction, encoder and computer assisted coding software to complete coding and abstraction daily; and achieve daily productivity standards along with assuring national coding accuracy standards are met. This position will also be responsible for maintaining hospital quality and revenue cycle standards and respect at all times, the confidentiality of patients medical record information.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect patient, employee, and visitor safety, UK HealthCare is requiring all employees to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination policy prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of September 15, 2021, UK HealthCare requires all employees, including new hires prior to their first day of employment, to submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19 (i.e., two weeks past completing their complete COVID-19 vaccination series), or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal vaccine exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate must be proficient in IDC-9-CM and IDC-10-CM coding; knowledge of medical record abstraction and medical terminology (including anatomy and physiology); have the ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects while accurately completing routine functions in a fast paced, high intensity, professional work environment; proficient in Microsoft Office; excellent attention to detail; exceptional planning and organizational skill; effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to solve routine problems; demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service, time management, and judgment; and respect for confidentiality and diversity.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Associate’s degree and two years of hospital inpatient coding experience. RHIT/RHIA certification preferred.
Deadline to Apply 09/22/2021
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2021-09-15 Expires: 2021-10-16

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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