Virginia Mason Medical Center Certified Coding Specialist in Seattle, Washington

Job Number: 182286

Department: Professional Support - Finance

Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

This position is responsible for timely, accurate and comprehensive review of services. This position is also responsible for verifying charges and assigns valid ICD-9 and CPT codes to ensure optimal reimbursement and regulatory compliance. This position also provides education to the sections with trend reporting to ensure proper coding, documentation, and accuracy to facilitate efficient billing of charges.


  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus training and education as a Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist--Physician-based (CCS or CCS-P).

  • Also required are: demonstrated excellent interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation skills; and strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Five years of CPT and ICD-9 coding experience in a healthcare provider or a third party payer and 3 years experience as an instructor/trainer is preferred.

  • Clinical knowledge preferred.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Virginia Mason provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Disability Accommodation: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruiting Offices at 866-422-2275 (voice) or 206-515-5891 (fax). Virginia Mason makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.