employee opportunities

Oncology Analytics (OA) is committed to improving the quality of cancer care by employing and retaining dedicated and talented individuals. We value and promote diversity in the workplace and focus on the strengths and successes of each employee. We believe in investing in our employees and offer a competitive benefit package, including health and dental coverage, 401(K), paid holidays and personal time off, and life and long-term disability insurance.

Current Positions

Radiation Oncology Certified Coder
Location

  • Can work from home; alternatively, can work at Oncology Analytics’ office in Plantation, FL



Schedule

  • Part-time, e.g., 50%



Job Requirements

  • High School or equivalent degree required and Associates Degree preferred
  • Able to transform healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. The diagnoses and procedure codes, such as a list of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and level II Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes, will be provided by the radiation oncologist’s office for review. Able to ensure the CPT and level II HCPCS codes were applied correctly when creating a claim to be paid by an insurance carrier. If the CPT and level II HCPCS codes were not applied correctly to the radiotherapy request, then the certified coder needs to be able to generate the proper codes for an insurance carrier.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a certified coder (coding specialist) for radiation oncology, preferably with experience involving medical oncology and genetic testing as well
  • Self-starter, solve problems quickly and proactively, and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of anatomic, medical, pharmacologic, and physiologic terminology
  • One or more of the following credentials prior to the hire date:
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) in a hospital setting, or Certified Coding Specialist in a physician practice setting (CCS-P) credentialed by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), or Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P) credentialed by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Attention to detail and interaction with physicians, pharmacists, nurses, case review specialists, and information technology personnel. The position abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the AHIMA and/or the AAPC Code of Ethics.
  • Pass a background check prior to hire.



Required Skills/Competencies

  • Knowledge of federal and state guidelines on all coding systems and sponsored programs including Medicare risk, Medicare non-risk, Medicaid, and commercial health insurance plans
  • Utilizes knowledge and exercises professional judgement regarding medical terminology to determine CPT and level II HCPCS codes
  • Ability to independently research, interpret and apply rules and regulations regarding Medicare’s Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC), technical and professional fee coding, Local and National Coverage Determinations, carrier guidelines, and modifiers and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s National Correct Coding Initiative procedure to procedure (PTP) edits related to coding of radiation therapy
  • Ability to work independently on assignment of CPT and level II HCPCS codes to radiotherapy treatment requests received from radiation oncology offices in the mainland US and Puerto Rico. The appropriate CPT and level II HCPCS codes for radiotherapy requests will be entered into Oncology Analytics’ web-based software. The certified coder should be able to elevate more complicated assignments to a Medical Director of Radiation Oncology when a radiotherapy request is not straightforward
  • Ability to assign all appropriate International Classification of Disease Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). CPT, and level II HCPCS codes to radiotherapy prescriptions that will include a radiotherapy technique, total radiation dose, number of fractions, and frequency of fraction delivery
  • Ability to perform radiotherapy claims analyses, wherein CPT and level II HCPCS codes from an insurance company are reviewed to determine the correctness of the coding
  • Ability to identify billing outliers, including excessive quantities for CPT or level II HCPCS codes for a given patient
  • Ability to review records in English; ability to review records in Spanish would be a plus
  • Ability to keep abreast of and comply with coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements, preferably for medical oncology and genetic testing in addition to radiation oncology
  • Exceptional presentation, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Conflict resolution, facilitation and customer service mentality
  • Proficiency with MS Word and PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • 7% of time will be devoted to Quality Management and Quality Improvement
  • Reports to Chief Medical Officer



Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 70% of the time
  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
  • Usually operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, fax and computer printer


  • “This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.”

Data Analyst / Biostatistician
Purpose of Position: This position is responsible for assisting ongoing analysis of claims information, obtained from a variety of sources: claims files, financial reports, and demographic data. The data analyst requires the ability to analyze health care data from conceptualization through presentation. Claims experience, strong experience in BI tools, data manipulation, formatting and clean up. Experience working with health care codes, such as ICD, CPT, NDC codes. Certificate in health data coding preferred.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.



Required Skills/Competencies

  • Advanced MS Excel Skills, Advanced Programming and Query expertise in SQL, Advanced PowerPoint, experience with SSIS and SSRS
  • Biostatistics experience, R, SAS
  • Experience using MS Access
  • Requires the ability to relate in a respectful, professional, courteous manor with employees and outside entities
  • Displays practical knowledge of job functions and related duties
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, decision making abilities, conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to recognize, predict and solve problems
  • Knowledge of the English language – able to communicate information to others and understand information presented
    Desired Skills/Competencies
  • Experience with processing or analyzing insurance claims
  • Knowledge of medical billing and coding.



Responsibilities

  • Perform complex data analysis in support of ad hoc and standing customer requests
  • Work closely with colleagues to identify data related problems and create solutions
  • Prepares spreadsheets and reports for presentations
  • Ensuring high quality data is collected and integrity of the data
  • Analysis of information using various methods, trying to see patterns in data
  • 7% of time will be devoted to Quality Management and Quality Improvement
  • Reports to Director of Analytical Services.



Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 70% of the time
  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, fax and computer printer.


  • “This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.”

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