University Physicians is mid-Missouri’s largest multi-specialty group. With more than 600 physicians trained in more than 80 specialties and subspecialties, our physician staff within MU Health Care’s hospitals and clinics provide world-class care in mid-Missouri.

Associate Director – Healthcare Programs

Salary Range: $62,000-$118,758

Job Description:

This position manages over 50 coders that provide professional coding for the clinical activities of University Physicians.  This position works with Supervisors to review and monitor processes and procedures and adapt to an every changing coding environment.   Work with Compliance to establish policies and procedures for coding staff.  Monitor integrated coding systems for performance and efficiency and trouble shoot issues to maximize system efficiency.  Ensure coding teams are working efficiently.  Create and maintain training materials for provider and coding staff. Must be familiar with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding professional coding.  Leader in the revenue cycle processes to meet defined goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary. Must have professional coding certifications such as CPC. At least 7 years of professional medical coding experience with progressive management or supervisory responsibilities, preferably in a large academic environment.

Benefit Eligibility:

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment:

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.


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