UC Irvine Health

Updated: Aug 30, 2022 Location: Orange Job Type: Department: Health Information

Job Description:


Position Number: 40922344

Reports to: Manager, Coding

Working Title: Revenue Cycle HC Analyst 4

Cost Center: Health Information (428701)

Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit

FLSA: Exempt

Date Created: 8/01/2022

Job Code: 007588

Hours: 40

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 1

Position Summary:
The PSI Analyst 4 will provide information on safety events that represent opportunities for improvement in coding and documentation. They will focus on in-hospital complications and adverse events following surgeries, procedures and childbirth. The PSI’s can be used to help assess the incidence of adverse events and in-hospital complications and identify issues that might need further study, updated documentation and/or coding corrections. This position will also provide support for the DRG Appeals Specialist.

Salary Range:

Annual Rate Minimum $78,900.00
Midpoint $112,000.00
Maximum $145,100.00

Required Qualifications:

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge of the AHA official coding guidelines

Knowledge of ICD-10 CM and ICD-10 PCS coding conventions

Previous experience and Knowledge of MS-DRG and APR-DRG structures and payment methodology

Knowledge of RAC, Medicare guidelines (LCD’s and NCD’s) and payer appeal processes and stages

Electronic Health Record experience 3M, Epic

Previous experience in reviewing and processing appeals

5 years of inpatient coding experience, auditing experience and knowledge of PSI/AHRQ guidelines

Knowledge of PSIs

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process, and medical terminology

CCS credential

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of Clinical Documentation Improvement

Clinical background preferred

Coding experience in an acute care academic setting

Prior denial management experience

Prior EPIC experience

CCS with CDIP or CPHQ credential

Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

Background Check and Live Scan

Legal Right to Work in the United States

Vaccination Policies

Smoking and Tobacco Policy

Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act


Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at
(949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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