Clinical Coding Specialist

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Clinical Coding Specialist


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


Clinical Strategy

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment 
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want
Under general direction, the Clinical Coding Specialist I, is responsible for the coding and auditing of the clinic visits and procedures, and communicating to physicians coding problems and information.
The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Three years of related experience in medical billing/coding

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

  • Ability to perform all tasks and job responsibilities safely without injury to self and others in compliance with A&M System and HSC guidelines

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, proprietary practice management software

  • Understanding of compliance requirements for medical services documentation to support billing or appealing claims to all payers

  • Excellent communication skill (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to communicate with physicians, nursing and administrative staff to educate and assist with knowledge of medical documentation requirements to achieve compliance for billing

Preferred Education:

  • Associates degree or higher

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • AAPC or AHIMA Coding Certification


  • Clinical Coding - Reviews charts in PM System for compliance with regulations for billing specific services and residency documentation and signature requirements. Utilizes CMS guidelines unless other payer is more stringent. Codes encounters, builds invoices and releases for claims filing once completed.

  • Billing/Coding Review - Reviews all invoices placed on hold by Billing Company for corrections or information that may be required to refile, appeal claim or advice Billing Company of other handling procedures necessary specific to issue. Uploads medical records required through M Drive to Billing Company.

  • Billing/Coding Resolution - Answers questions from Faculty and Residents as it pertains to coding requirements, and communicates problems in coding compliance to Manager as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application. 

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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