Job Description
Job Title:  Senior Professional Fee Coder
Division:  Patient Business Services
Work Arrangement: 
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range :  $51,256 to $70,733
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt


The PBS Coding department is looking for an experienced mid-level coder to review and abstract CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS coding for physician services in the Department of Surgery.   Manages interdepartmental revenue cycle projects and works to optimize and correct workflows. Assists in maximizing the revenue for a Baylor College of Medicine department by capturing and accurately documenting physician, professional, and departmental charges to ensure submission of accurate insurance claims, as well as accurate patient statements.  


The successful candidate will have surgical coding experience, must be able to interact with Surgeons and Faculty, have excellent organizational, communication, critical thinking skills, and work well with little direct supervision.   This position is located in the department of Surgery located at the McNair Campus and is an on-site position.

Job Duties

  • Contributes to the strategic direction and development of course content for Baylor faculty and staff.
  • Audits provider medical records to identify appropriate diagnosis and procedures codes, and opportunities for documentation/revenue enhancement by providing additional provider education
  • Designs, facilitates and manages training and development activities for employee tools, processes and procedures; including curriculum design, content, and implementation strategies
  • Performs project management duties to build, test, and implement revenue cycle projects, including setting and managing timelines and milestones, scheduling calls and meetings, and coordinating additional resources.
  • Partners with internal stakeholders to understand needs, work with leaders across Baylor to continually improve the delivery methods and training content to both existing and new employees.
  • Researches and analyzes how Epic can be better utilized/altered to provide automated solutions.
  • Reviews revenue issues to identify and determine if/where Epic tool or user workflow can be adjusted to correct problem.
  • Accurately abstracts from operative reports, medical records, and physician's daily activity logs.
  • Reviews and resolves all charges prior to submission.
  • Participates in physician education regarding coding and billing topics.
  • Resolves coding/charging disputes by researching clinics and reviewing guidelines.
  • Interacts with physicians and other employees and provides information.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Five years of relevant experience.
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree or certificate from an accredited program in Health Information Management.
  • Three to six months of coding training which includes but not limited to medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, and disease process. The three to six months of formal training through an accredited program would be in addition to five years coding experience.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Epic EHR and Citrix portal.
  • Excellent verbal and written  communications skills.



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




Requisition ID:  18564