Coding Specialist - 32 hours ; Days, Mon-Fri
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If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Abstracts and assign diagnoses and procedure codes for the medical records of discharged patients, including inpatients, day surgery, observation, and outpatient records using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 classification systems and 3M encoder software for Grouper determination. Conducts data quality reviews, and serves as trainer for other coding staff. Demonstrates a good understanding of MS-DRG and APC assignment and reimbursement . Assists in reconciling coding and billing issues. Supports and exemplifies the hospital established AEC Values and Standards of Behavior.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
Minimum of one to three years coding experience in an Acute Care Hospital. CCS required and RHIT/RHIA preferred.
High School Diploma, Must be a graduate of an AHIMA accredited program with completion of the CCS/RHIT/RHIA programs including the successful completion of the registration exam.
Minimum of one to three years coding experience in an Acute Care Hospital preferred.
CCS required and RHIT/RHIA preferred
Microsoft, Meditech preferred
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