Medical Coding SME Writer - (Pathology and Laboratory)

5-7 years
a month ago
Job Description

AAPCs members rely on AAPC for information about medical coding, billing, auditing, risk adjustment, compliance, management, and other parts of the healthcare revenue stream. The AAPC Freelance SME Writer researches and writes content producing 700-900-word articles focused on topics of interest to medical coders and billers in an assigned specialty.

Job duties include, but may not be limited to:
  • Research, write, and edit content for print and web-based media
  • Collaborate with a managing editor
  • Ensure on-time delivery of all content
Ideal candidate will have:
  • Five years writing and editing non-fiction for print or web
  • Knowledge and writing experience in medical coding, reimbursement, healthcare required (CPC or similar AAPC credential preferred)
  • Subject matter expertise in coding / billing / auditing / healthcare for pathology and laboratory
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills (written and oral); ability to take and act on constructive criticism
  • Familiarity with official writing styles (AP, APA, U of Chicago); ability to follow AAPC style
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Creative and self-motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word; experience with OneDrive and SharePoint a plus
Education requirements:
  • Coding or billing certification required
  • bachelors degree in English, communications, journalism, or related field preferred
Attributes :
  • Passionate. Self-starts and stays highly motivated to achieve aggressive goals. Shares contagious energy and enthusiasm liberally. Maintains an insatiable appetite for progress and excellence.
  • Humble . Learns, adapts, and improves relentlessly. Seeks feedback without insecurity and implements coaching. Recognizes others contributions gratefully. Approaches work and relationships with an abundance mentality.
  • Integrity-centered. Is trustworthy, truthful, and transparent in all aspects of work. Keeps commitments to external and internal parties. Holds self strictly accountable.
  • Respectful. Appreciates the benefits of diversity and never discriminates. Remains open to new ideas. Places customers and team members interests ahead of own interests.
  • Entrepreneurial. Rolls up sleeves and does real work. Sees opportunity and pursues full potential. Works quickly, intelligently, and flexibly. Dreams big and finds ways to accomplish the impossible.





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