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Standard Technology, Inc.
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia, United States (on-site)
21 days ago


Medical Coding Modernization Specialist (CDIS)


Standard Technology, Inc. (STI), a certified woman owned business, providing clinical coding, auditing, training and CDIS services and financial management support to the Department of Defense at its locations CONUS and OCONUS, is seeking qualified coding professionals for positions throughout the USA.

This position will support coding operations and compliance as part of the Medical Modernization Program. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CDIS) will conduct internal audits; monitor coding practices and documentation deficiencies to identify, develop, deliver training and monitor effectiveness of efforts to ensure improvement to documentation, coding completion, timeliness and accuracy rates for the MTF.

Mandatory Knowledge and Skills.

  • Knowledge of The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-CM), procedural coding, healthcare common procedure coding system (HCPCS)/current procedural terminology (CPT) nomenclature, medical and procedural terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and disease processes to perform the duties described. Knowledge of reimbursement systems, including Prospective Payment System (PPS) and Diagnostic Related Groupings (DRGs); Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs); and, Resource Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS).
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret guidelines, rules and regulations developed by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), American Medical Association (AMA), American Heart Association (AHA) and other applicable Federal requirements so as to provide timely and accurate information relating to coding, billing and documentation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills along with the confidence to present complex medical coding issues and educational instruction to a diverse audience. Must be comfortable in front of high ranking, professional staff and coding peers to training and respond to questions.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Organizational, analytical, time management, statistical, and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of computers, keyboard skills, and various software programs including Microsoft (word processing, spreadsheet and database) as well as coding software programs.


  • Successful completion of academic requirements, at least at an associate's degree level from a health information management program is required.
  • A Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or equivalent certification is required.


Candidates will require a minimum of 10 years of medical coding experience in production coding environments within the past 10 years, in more than 4 medical and surgical specialties, involving assignment of ICD, E&M, CPT, and HCPCS codes.  Coding, auditing and training for ancillary services such as physical, occupational therapy, speech, and nutritional medicine as well as home health, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation care and urgent care clinics are not qualifying.


A minimum of four years of auditing, training, and/or compliance functions within the last eight years is required in at least 4 medical and surgical specialties as stated above.


Candidates with three years of auditing, compliance, or training experience involving professional coding within the last five years in a DoD coding environment may be considered in lieu of 10 years for those without DoD experience. Auditing, compliance, or training experience is described as:

  • Auditing functions include development and execution of audit plan, conducting audit according to audit plan by reviewing required documentation and determining compliance with audit standards, communicating with stakeholders during all phases of audit, and reporting on audit findings.
  • Training functions include identifying coding training opportunities; developing coding training plans, and development/delivery of coding training to coder and physician/provider audiences.
  • Compliance functions include identifying compliance issues and analyzing practice patterns and recommending changes to policies and procedures; recommending/updating standard policies and procedures; contribute to risk assessments and mitigation strategies; and data collection and statistical report generation.

Preferred Education and Experience:

The education and experienced requirements outlined above are required; however, the following are preferred:

  • A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, a Graduate Diploma in Nursing, or an Associate Degree in Nursing, from an accredited agency such as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Additional educational considerations include other health related fields such as health administration, social work, etc.


  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) certification.


  • A minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience with acute inpatient care.

All qualified candidates must be able to satisfy the eligibility requirements for obtaining a government issued security clearance (US citizenship is required) and must have a physical and immunizations, including COVID Vaccinations as well as TB testing and flu shots.

Must successfully pass a coding assessment to be a qualified candidate.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68393751
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    PORTSMOUTH, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Medical Coding Modernization Specialist (CDIS)
  • Company Name For Job: Standard Technology, Inc.
  • Work Setting: Other
  • Job Function: Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Required Credentials: RHIT

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