APV Medical Coder needed!

Company: Sterling Medical Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
2 Year Degree
8 years
Job Description Great Rate plus RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available!!!


Experienced Medical Coder



 Hours are Mondays to Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm.


Excellent Job Opportunity


Experienced Medical Coders

Great Pay

Location is on site at  Andrews AFB, MD

 Hours are Mondays to Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm




You must meet the following qualifications:



Experience. A minimum of eight years’ experience in a production coding environment in multiple specialties in the outpatient setting (ambulatory care centers) coding ambulatory procedures within the last five years is required or a minimum of two years if that experience was in a military treatment facility. Ancillary specialties (PT/OT, Radiology, Lab, Nutrition, etc.) do not count as qualifying experience. Additionally, coding, auditing and training exclusively for specialties such as home health, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation care will not be considered as qualifying experience. Coding experience limited to making codes conform to specific payer requirements for the business office (insurance billing, accounts receivable) is not a qualifying factor.


The following are recognized certifications:

1. Associate's degree in Health Information Management -OR- University Certificate in Medical Coding  -OR- at least 20 quarter or 30 semester hours of college credit including relevant course work such as anatomy.physiology, medical terminology, health information management and/or pharmacology.

2. Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) CCS (Certified Coder Specialist) and/or CCS-P (Certified Coder Specialist – Physician (CCS-P)) with the appropriate level of experience.

3. An accrediting institution recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and/or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) must accredit education.

4. CONTINUED EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Contract medical coders will obtain the required continued education hours at no expense to the government in order to maintain current and proper national certification(s) required for the position.

5. BLS- (Sterling Medical will assist in obtaining the BLS certification)


Excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions, Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines (outpatient), documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines; and encoder experience, and the ability to handle multiple projects and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines. 

Requirements Description Civilian opportunities for Certified Medical Coders to provide outpatient services at the U.S. military treatment facility located at Andrews AFB near Andrews, MD.